• 22.11.22
    Let’s not put it aside “Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere” Einstein As a child, you don’t really question your imagination, right? Somehow though, growing up, deciding which path to follow on my studies I without noticing found myself feeling I was lacking creativity. I was orienting myself towards political studies and looking… Read more
  • 28.10.22
    Ethnocentrism vs Ethnorelativism When I start a long trip, facing a very different culture than mine, I am  aware I will have to watch out not being ethnocentric. I have been visiting many other places before, but this time I would still say it is again a new start, so what has changed? My age? My job? My condition? Maybe. And… Read more
  • 17.10.22
    Improving the health and wellness of employees can lead to better productivity and overall output. Healthier employees are also more likely to be happier in the workplace, resulting in a more positive work culture where employees can communicate and better collaborate with each other. In 2020, an online survey from Statista found that 52% of employers in the US … Read more
  • 27.09.22
    International teams are supported by very similar pillars as national teams but these have to be looked at from an intercultural perspective. By doing so, it is possible to identify different approaches and commonalities for highly effective teamwork.   1. Common goal and understanding International teams need clear and comprehensible goals with which all team members can identify. Even if… Read more
  • 29.07.22
    Social and emotional skills are essential for kids to develop and navigate through life. But what exactly are these skills about? Social-emotional skills are at the basis of all human interactions: They are our key to connect with others. As a matter of fact, this is the skillset that will help us understand our feelings and effectively manage our emotions, experience… Read more
  • 01.06.22
    Nowadays international collaboration is essential and a fundamentally synergistic and profitable corporate strategy. However, in order to be able to skim off this added value, a higher investment is required for cross-cultural teamwork than for national cooperation – and this is often forgotten. On the one hand, we encounter the very normal problem areas that can also be found in… Read more
  • 22.03.22
    “I can’t tell if you have a better life than me, or better photo filters”  – Unknown Unfiltered means not having been toned down, censored, or edited. It is the opposite of what many use more and more every day, especially on social media: filters. At first people usually start using filters to have fun; it’s a joke, a game, a virtual… Read more
  • 25.01.22
    “As humans, we can identify galaxies light years away and we can study particles smaller than an atom, but we still haven’t unlocked the mystery of the 3 lbs of matter that sits between our ears” – President Barack Obama on the BRAIN initiative, 2015. Neurosciences bring fascinating light to different forms of human intelligence, whether individual or collective systems. Read more
  • 29.11.21
    Cognitive sciences tell us how we learn: focused or diffuse mode? Some of the latest research in cognitive sciences tells us that we all have two essential thinking modes: the focused mode and the diffuse mode. In their book « Learning How to Learn » [1], Dr. Oakley and Dr. Sejnowski explain that the focused mode “involves a direct approach… Read more
  • 03.11.21
    CEO Gaëlle Piernikarch answers Thrive Global’s questions on Emotional Intelligence and resilience. Arianna Huffington is the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, a leading behaviour change tech company with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price we must pay for success. She has been named to Time Magazine’s list… Read more
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