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 [...]

Fingers, Hands & Messages

The first thick digit, just a simple finger they call thumb.
It is that strong finger which shows all its strength and greatness
when it is lifted up. It is the finger that says:
EVERYTHING is going to be ALRIGHT.

Never forget that when you point the finger at someone,
there are three other [...]

Writing In The Margin And Becoming The World

“There are books in which the footnotes, or the comments scrawled by some reader’s hand in the margin, are more interesting than the text. The world is one of those books.” ― George Santayana (1863-1952)

What is life? This is an old question that many of us human beings have been asking [...]

George Santayana, Persons And Places

I am writing these lines while I am listening to Musica Ficta perform the Requiem by Tomas Luis de Victoria. I chose this music for practical reasons. Victoria was born in the province of Avila. He was a catholic priest and arguably the greatest Spanish composer of all times; he spent part of [...]

(Español) A propósito de… “El mito”

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Great Books & Authors I Recommend (I)

“A Short History Of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson. Transworld Publishers.

“Exuberance” by Kay Redfield Jamison. Vintage Books.

Michael Thallium

Global & [...]

Finite Time

Finite time is nothing but a mere notary that records the life of each person without judging it: the achievements, the feats, the prowess, the failures, the mistakes, the misunderstandings… And when one comes to the end of his time, one cannot but take stock and turn into a kind of [...]

(Español) Invitación a filosofar con Juan David García Bacca

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