universal healthcare

A few weeks ago I underwent a (scheduled) procedure to treat a heart condition that kept me in hospital for two nights: the night before the procedure (so as to have a final test done the evening before) and the night after the procedure (so as to keep me under observation for a few hours). […]


As a minimalist, it is only natural that I be more interested in Giving Tuesday than in Black Friday or Cyber Monday. But I am only human, so when there is something that I do want/need to purchase I like to save a buck like every other person -and thus keep track of deals and […]

bike sharing

When I wrote about the sharing economy a few weeks ago, I focused on two main aspects: the benefits and controversies surrounding this new economic model the difference between the sharing economy and sharing the economy, that is, between the companies that benefit from it (I specifically mentioned Airbnb and Uber) and the communities that […]

TED: Jacob Morgan

This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2017 TEDxAcademy that took place on September 30 in Athens (Greece), under the general title of Our Best Self. After graduating from college with honors and a dual Bachelors degree in economics and psychology, Jacob Morgan was excited to join the corporate world. He had dreams of one […]

educational leadership

Running a school, just like running any other organization or company, is no easy task. I know all too well: you need to juggle rules and regulations with the interests and needs of parents and staff while you put your students first and center of everything you do and while you take care of day-to-day […]

process or result?

In the world of professional sports results are everything: you either win or you lose, you are number one or you are not. No wonder then that athletes face greater pressure today than ever before to be competitive, to score, to rack up statistics, and to produce wins. But what may be understandable, even reasonable, […]