• 21.11.23
    In the dynamic landscape of professional growth and development, understanding the role of triggers is paramount. Triggers are the catalysts that can influence our responses and behaviors, and at Cambiana, we recognize their significance in fostering personal and professional development. Our programs focus on essential areas such as Change, Personality, Communication, and Teams, all of which are deeply intertwined with… Read more
  • 18.09.23
    With September’s arrival, we step into a month filled with fresh opportunities and renewed energy. As we return to our workstations and classrooms, there’s a palpable sense of excitement in the air. It’s a season of fresh beginnings, a time when we can rekindle our motivation and refine our decision-making skills. At Cambiana, we see September as the perfect moment… Read more
  • 03.04.23
    Most of the time I strongly believe that if I want something, I will have to make my way to it and work hard to reach it. It’s not going to be served on a plate. I truly have the feeling that “we have the power to shape our reality”, as says Joe Dispenza in his book: Breaking the habit… Read more
  • 27.03.23
    After exploring Australia for 2 months – and this not being the first time – I wanted to share here some of the things I wish to remember and what, as a European, surprised me the most. It was a wonderful experience on the discovery side but also the human exchange and personal development, not to forget the parental side:… Read more
  • 23.03.23
    The process of decision-making in the corporate world can be a complex and challenging endeavor. It requires an understanding of the various factors that influence decision-making, as well as the tools and techniques that can be used to help facilitate the process. There are different knowledge models that help to define the structure of the decision problem and the relationships… Read more
  • 20.02.23
    Have you ever found a place you would describe as “unique”? Let’s call it a “secret place”,  not because it is hidden, or private, not because it’s one of the most beautiful places on earth, but because of how it makes you feel once you find it. Because something about it makes you want to call it “yours”. As you start playing… Read more
  • 15.02.23
    I like the idea that change is like a river, as everything is continually moving. The river has often also been used as a metaphor for life: Flowing fast or slow, changing courses but never stopping. Personally and professionally, it has never been so important to cope with the fast reality we are living in. Most of the time when… Read more
  • 07.02.23
    Do you consider that your life is always meaningful? In today’s digital world, we are facing stimuli and distractions everywhere and might get lost in them in a way that we can’t find back into living the moment. Seeing life through the lens of society, living has an actual frame where we might end up as good workers until we… Read more
  • 30.01.23
    Adaptability enables us to see change as positive. It will give us the possibility to examine how we currently respond to disruptive change. And with a family world travel, there is a large number of different ways that challenge it. Traveling is definitely a good way to train it! From my experience, as I started visiting South East Asia,… Read more
  • 13.01.23
    “Learning is the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience” (David Kolb). Based on his four-stage learning cycle (see our blog article “Kolb’s Cycle of Reflective Practice”), Kolb defined four different learning styles which ultimately complete his Experiential Learning Theory (1984). Influenced by various factors, such as social environment or educational experiences, he states that each human… Read more
  • 05.01.23
    Wandering around SEA as a European tourist. I have been traveling around South East Asia for more than one month now and I am aware that this doesn’t mean knowing SEA at all. It was for me an opportunity to grasp some impressions of the very rich cultures of this region, which a lot of Europeans like me are visiting… Read more
  • 21.12.22
    When was the last time you ended up in a place and a situation you had never experienced before? Yesterday? A while ago? Does it happen to you all the time? And how does that feel? Challenging? Uncomfortable? Exciting? Well, with time your answer could change. The answer “All the time” was mine for a long time because I love… Read more
  • 19.12.22
    Journaling or putting our thoughts in writing have many benefits, not only on our cognitive process and on our ability to focus, but also on our creativity and our mental health. Kolb’s Cycle of Reflective Practice, also called Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle (1984) is a model aiming to help people learn from their experiences which also serves as a basis… Read more
  • 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
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