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Financial benefits and sustainability–Why going this way?

March 23, 2012

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 (http://lessconversationmoreaction.com) 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

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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 […]