Walking Bomb

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In Trump’s game of tricks, where he likes to heavy bet with a poor hand of cards, as it was the case when he accused Barak Obana of wiretapping him at Trumps Tower – causing a lot of noise without any concrete proof…puff….After attacking a military base of Dictator Bashar Assad in Syria, it was […]

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Give out garlic for every sick leave

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While in charge of HR affairs, data on the monthly reports showing substantially an increase on sick leaves compared with previous years for the same period made me garlicying in space. My alertness to my colleagues health increased, also the observation on commitment in which the company has to offer to maintain staff healthy. Discipline […]

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Global citizenship and business etiquette

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My experience in a wide array of cultures gave me the awareness that business travelers encounter more challenges rather than delays in airport security checks, weather conditions, internet connections, and saying goodbye partially, or permanently to their luggage…cultural sensitivity challenges are on the top the list. The usual greeting may become a nightmare when dealing […]

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Bringing garlic to the work place

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As a first post for the year of 2016, a wish for this new year: better principles at work. Following 2015 recent corporate scandals, such as the Volkswagen scandal, Tesco wrongdoing, global banks involved in fraudulent actions… it is clear the need for managers and leaders to behave more ethically in the world and to foster […]

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Solvency II Regulation

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The Solvency II Regulation defines a European Union (EU) Directive that categorizes and coordinates regulations that precede over EU insurance policies. In a nutshell, the regulation deals with the magnitude of capital that insurance companies (positioned with the EU jurisdiction) should hold to reduce the level of insolvency risk. Regardless of the numerous incidences where […]

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Safety first!

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North Korea announced that it had successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile. Obviously,  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the most important person in North Korea would be risking his life to provide the world with a series of photographs of the launch… Kim who personally oversaw the test, defined such success as “world-level strategic weapon”, according to the […]

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Throw your MAMA

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This week, Nicolás Maduro was hit in the head by a mango with a phone number written on it, who would imagine that the women that threw the fruit, actually got from the Venezuelan president a new house to live in! Not all objects, thrown at politicians were received with such “good” intention… Most of […]

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