(Español) El propósito de María

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No, Reading Won’t Make You A Better Person

No, reading won’t make you a better person. My life has been full of travelling and books, but this hasn’t made me a better person. My life has also been replete —although not complete— with music. I have been encouraging reading, disseminating music and sharing my knowledge —much or little; [...]

Perspective 650,000 Revisited

I wrote Perspective 650,000 five years ago. Little by little, but relentlessly, time puts every thing in its place. When I read the text some weeks ago, I made my mind up and said to myself that I had to record my own voice and create a spoken version to preserve a reflection on life [...]

(Español) El maestro domador del ego y formador del silencio

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(Español) El hombre en el océano

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(Español) A ti, Cerebro

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Deathbed Regrets

Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 2011

Here you are some of the things people regret on their deathbed:

I wish I hadn’t worked that much.
I wish I had kept in touch with my friends.
I wish I had allowed myself to be happier.
I wish I had had the courage to express my true self.
I wish I had [...]

Art, Trade & Life

Those of us who love to dive into the primordial soup of words in search for answers, we sometimes run the risk of getting stuck on words, on the literality. This is a bit paradoxical because there is nothing like knowing the exact meaning of words to avoid misunderstandings. However, — and [...]

H.E. Huda Ibrahim Alkhamis: A Cultural Dialogue from the Music of the Heart

For most people the name of H.E. Huda Ibrahim Alkhamis may not mean anything at all. And it may be a good thing her name does not really ring a bell to you, because her work as a philanthropist should go unnoticed. It is others —specially young people— this incredible woman helps to [...]

The 13 Behaviours Of High Trust Leaders

What separates the great leaders from the good ones? What makes a manager a manager of choice by her reports, peers, and boss? What makes an individual credible with customers, suppliers, distributors, investors, and other stakeholders? While there are many dimensions to these questions, there is one common thread throughout: being an individual who can [...]