Brace yourselves… Tele-working is here to change everything!

Recently I visited the new offices of Microsoft in Greece.  The building was totally renovated as a major change had taken place; working space was reduced and meeting rooms were increased.  This was based on tele-working that allows personnel to work remotely and get together at the offices only for meetings and client presentations.  Although […]

Losing (to) the Eye of the Tiger

Most of the time, when people in Greece discuss the current situation, how we “lost the game” and got here, we tend to hear a variety of views. They range from international conspiracies to bureaucratic dysfunctional mechanisms, from corrupt politicians and public servants to inefficiencies in the general workforce and, lately, a variety of views […]

The Alchemist Formula… From Graphite to Diamonds!

There is a fascinating example from nature that I use in my public presentations to show the importance of creating the right kind of bonds between members of an organization; it is that of the difference between graphite and diamonds. These two minerals are chemically identical, made of exactly the same carbon atoms. It is […]