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Financial benefits and sustainability–Why going this way?

March 23, 2012


It’s about time to start creating relevant content here.   The propose of this blog is to share, with whoever is interested in, what I find out on my (somehow utopic) search of ways to contribute to the world.   Part of what I’m doing now is to study how to make companies more profitable […]

Simpler, less worried better life

February 11, 2012


I have noticed that people have fear of living and worse, they have fear of people. I question if life is uncomfortable because we are afraid or we are afraid because life is really dangerous?   Looking at it from a different angle, I asked a simple economic question: How many robbery attempts do we […]

What about our personal beliefs when confronted?

August 24, 2011


When confronted today with a situation where I saw the possibility to not deliver the value I was expecting (and believe me, it was not that of a big deal)… I was very frustrated, for my own surprise. That made me think a bit about why was that so emotional to me.   Since I […]

ADDED VALUE starting from your recruitment process @Vivotrainees11

September 9, 2010


While I seek for new job opportunities, yesterday I was part of an event held by a big telecom player in Brazil, VIVO.   They invited all trainee candidates to attend a very high level event, showing the company, its values, its mission and above all, giving everybody there an experience of being with them. […]

Why companies do better to the world than associations? ..and why it should be the opposite…

August 30, 2010


As I have promised, I am starting to post about my findings on the Association Management Industry. Now that I am changing jobs and industry, I better get this out soon, or I will probably never do it!   I will start with my favorite subject, Corporate Social Responsibility!   One of the main reasons […]

Thought Leaders on Sustainability

November 18, 2009


As I am taking more responsibility to drive the CSR at work, I wanted to look into some great ideas and thought leaders on the Industry out there. Guy Bigwood, Sustainability Director of MCI posted on the CSR blog of the company ( this great Interview from Harvard Business with Adam Werbach. Really worth watching this 10 minutes Interview: Both […]

Crisis = Opportunity – Driving to an Ethical Society

April 1, 2009


I had the opportunity to participate on the Belgium MPI chapter meeting early February this year. The topic was Crisis = Opportunities. 3 Speakers talked about different aspects of the crisis. I’m not a economist or a sociologist, but I also do have my theories about financial and economical crisis. As most of the business thrives to adapt […]