Felix Santamaria

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Are You Proud of How You’re Spending Your Time?

When you feel like you’re just one e-mail away from failure at work, it can seem ludicrous to take your eyes off of what you believe absolutely needs to get done to consider what you might regret in the future. The amount of demands coming at you feels so crushing and so unavoidable that you …

Make Enterprise Software People Actually Love

There is a big, important change happening in digital product design. For a long time, there has been a clear split between business software (often called Enterprise or B2B), and consumer software (B2C, or simply “products”). That split is increasingly irrelevant.<p>As a product designer, I cut my …

Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader Kindle Edition

<b>You aspire to lead with greater impact.</b> The problem is you’re busy executing on today’s demands. You know you have to carve out time from your day …

Why Strategy Execution Unravels—and What to Do About It

Since Michael Porter’s seminal work in the 1980s we have had a clear and widely accepted definition of what strategy is—but we know a lot less about translating a strategy into results. Books and articles on strategy outnumber those on execution by an order of magnitude. And what little has been …

Cómo utilizar Trello para organizar tu vida casi al completo

Trello es una herramienta de gestión de proyectos que hace que la colaboración sea sencilla y, me atrevería a decir, incluso divertida. La realidad …

Don’t Give Up on Your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s February and not only is winter a few weeks closer to being done and over with, the same can probably be said of your New Year’s resolutions.<p>Every year, along with thousands of others, you promise to make changes in your life – at work and at home. But keeping those resolutions can be tough? …

3 Myths That Kill Strategic Planning

In its simplest form, strategic thinking is about deciding on which opportunities to focus your time, people, and money, and which opportunities to starve. One of history’s greatest strategic thinkers, Napoleon Bonaparte summed it up this way: “In order to concentrate superior strength in one …

Get More Done by Focusing Less on Work

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>When people want to get more done at work, they double down on the time they put into their jobs. They adopt a new productivity approach, stay at the office late, work weekends, revamp to-do lists, and try to cram more into every day. But what if the secret to performing …

The Ambitious Business Goals Aiming to Change the World

Sam Walton once said, “High expectations are the key to everything.” An increasing number of companies — particularly in the auto industry — are heeding that call, setting aggressive, creative, and visionary goals that change their approach to business and how they relate to the wider …

How to Revive a Tired Network

On a scale of one to five, how important is having a good network to your ability to accomplish your goals? When I ask my executive students this question, most of them answer in the fours and fives. Even the most naive of them agree that, like it or not, relationships hold the key to both their …

We Know Why You’re Always Late

What Researchers Have Learned About Tardiness and How You Can Arrive on Time More<p>Chronically late people can be frustrating and baffling to anyone stuck waiting for them.<p>One main explanation for their behavior is deceptively simple, psychologists say: People simply underestimate how long a task …

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