Dreaming and experimenting breathe life into us

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How often, from the time we took our first steps, have we been told that "keeping our feet on the ground" equates with doing the right thing? How many times, during our career, have we been told sharply to "stop dreaming and get back to work"? How often has our curiosity taken a back seat for fear of being labelled…
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Pep, Come Back to Us Soon! We Think You’re Great!

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The news of Pep Guardiola leaving the bench of the Barcelona football team, Barça, has transcended the borders of the football world. Both his persona and professionalism have caught the eye of many who are not football fans. Those of us in senior management need to analyse in detail the success of the last four seasons Guardiola has had while…
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I betchya!

I have heard this expression on countless occasions. Years ago, when I was younger and much more socially active: “I’ll bet you” would actually resolve any difference of opinion usually ending with a concrete proposal. Examples abounded: “Betchya I can eat everything in sight; Betchya I can swim to the other side of the river; Betchya I can get tickets…
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Euskadi: The commitment to the manufacturing sector must continue

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Incredibly, we hear continued calls for a strategic shift in our country towards a service economy; the feeble argument in favour is that production and manufacturing will slowly be displaced towards emerging markets. Whilst there is some evidence to support this assertion, it is also true that there remains ample room for the growth and the development of value-added and…
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Messi or Cristiano? A choice available in many companies

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Suppose, just for a moment, that we detach ourselves from our football preferences, albeit a somewhat impossible feat in humans, and objectively analyse the football players Cristiano and Messi as though we were considering them for a position in our own company. We might come to some noteworthy conclusions. Cristiano is the personification of extreme effort; training relentlessly to meet…
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