Bringing garlic to the work place

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

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!

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

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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Learning Organization

Are you part of the learning organization process? At what extend? First of all, some credits to the concept goes to Peter M. Senge that first published The Fifth Discipline in the 90’s. The result was a transformation in business vision, where employees are made up skilled at creating, acquiring and transferring knowledge. This article […]

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One drop please

In December 2014 São Paulo state, the richest and responsible for for aprox 34% of Brazil’s GDP lacked of water for some people, the basic right to satisfy human needs. The lowest record of precipitation was the main cause for such drought. A couple of months later, in February 2015 São Paulo had a record […]

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Oops I won’t do it again

That ooops moment, seconds later, that feeling… Gaffe, all time media’s fave! When committed by a politician it is perceived much better…… Argentina’’s president, Cristina Kirchner not long ago poked fun at the Chinese accent in her twitter. Describing how the Chinese often pronounce ‘r’s sounding like ‘l’s. Seconds later she apologized with another twitte, […]

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