HOW GOOGLE WORKS is an entertaining, page-turning primer containing lessons that Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg learned as they helped build the company. I read it and I prepared a summary below with an eye and a mindset about how we can learn from this book from a Localization perspective.
Your fitness routine doesn't stay the same over your lifetime. You shouldn't expect your career to either. What a cool idea!!!
Sometimes it seems that leadership skills is something innate, that either one is born with them or that we can never have them. Also frequently in different articles and books is spoken of being a manager or leader. But is that really what is needed to implement an effective globalization strategy? Do we really need to choose between being a manager or a leader to implement localization processes that are solid and efficient? Some food for thoughts in this after summer holiday post 🙂
November 1985 Queen released a great song “One Vision”. That song was inspired by the famous Martin Luther King speech. During 4:02 minutes Freddie Mercury surrounded by his faithful friends sang to the world about the importance of remaining together to create a vision. 30 years later we can not enjoy the presence of Freddy Mercury among us anymore but we can use his strength and charisma to help us define a vision following the Agile Framework!
Being manager for the very first time is tough. Mainly for the misconception that we have about what it truly means being a manager. In this personal post, I share some learnings that I learned hard way the first time I was promoted to Localization Manager...
Why do we do what we do? How do we create new habits? Why Florentino Perez has time to lead Real Madrid and being the CEO of ACS while I struggled this morning to find time to buy some fresh vegetables? In this post, I write about my main 3 key takeaways while working to shape new habits. Lessons learned!
During 40 years I thought this was a gift, not a skill that it could learn, cultivated, trained and polished!
Join me in this post where I share some advice about delivering webinars and the benefits of them!!
Toastmasters organization rocks! my learnings while working towards getting my competent communication award.
Easter break! what a great opportunity to grab a cup a coffee or a glass of wine and immerse you in the pleasure of reading .. but, do you know how to read? do you really know it? Have a look at my latest posts in case yu are not sure of the answer :)