Kekelis

We met in her workshop, part of her own house, and we were there for a while.

I couldn’t believe the conversation that took place in that space! Both unexpected and natural. And it’s that today’s protagonist “didn’t hold back” at talking to me. I am not going to tell you everything she told me, because that stays between us, or at least that’s what I understood.

The thing is that a few days ago, I met Miren or Kekelis, because it makes no difference, they are one and the same. Do you want to know who I’m talking about? You just have to keep reading.

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Rooral is the solution

In December of 2014, almost 6 years ago, I first wrote about the protagonist of today’s post. Today, after having been a witness of part of his entrepreneurial adventure and, what’s more important, after having his support and love, I let myself write about him again. He is, without any doubt, a real entrepreneur. His name Juan Barbed; his “job”, entrepreneur.

I don’t think I’m wrong if I say that one of Juan’s dreams has always been to help others improve their quality of life. I said it years ago and I will say it now. That’s what I call holding true to his convictions. Do you want to know what Juan is doing right now? Keep reading. (more…)

Reharq, the magic of the cultural heritage

Some years ago, I met Libe, the protagonist of today’s post. I had just started with my blog and she was there to give me some advice because she had been doing that for years before. Since then I’ve been wanting to write about her, but life has many ups and downs and the change has just arrived. I’ll keep the real reasons to myself, but I’ll share with all of you the important parts of this journey.

Let me introduce you to Reharq.

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Female Leadership Decalogue

Today I am not going to write a long post. It is not because I don’t feel like writing, but just because I want to share with all of you who follow me a Decalogue that I received some days ago from Javier Freire. It is not just another decalogue but the one on female leadership written by Javier Freire. People who know me will also agree with me that I am pro-leadership as I have been working by and for it for many years (actually, since I got a scholarship to prepare for it more than two decades ago). During the last decade, I have been working for it mainly from the point of view of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship.

The 10 commandments Javier shares with us are in line with the characteristics I defend of the P.E. A woman leader is:

  1. Passion and energy, she does not compare herself and does not compete with others.
  2. “Real” and puts people at the centre.
  3. Creative, she creates new spaces for both teams and markets.
  4. Recognizes the talent of people.
  5. Sensitive, empathetic and knows how to listen and accompany people in their processes of change.
  6. Maintains a balance between personal, family and professional life and with friends.
  7. Creates a free lifestyle where the present is enjoyed. Celebrates life.
  8. Thanks unconditionally. Knows that everything that happens in her life (positive or negative) leads to learning.
  9. Dreams big and goes for it.
  10. Not only dreams but acts. Lives intensely the present and plans his ideal life to 3, 5 and 15 years.

What do you think? Are they different from those of the male leader?

Let’s continue to develop ourselves as leaders, with entrepreneurial characteristics and competences that make us evolve and move forward.

Enjoy these last days of October. A special Christmas season will arrive before you imagine. Oh, and in two weeks, I will introduce you to an entrepreneur woman who earned her P.E. initials a few years ago.

Vinuesa

I really wanted to write about her. Although I discovered her a few months ago, when I did it, I said to myself: “Oh, my God, look how much colour and how beautiful, why do I wear always in black in winter?”. I did nothing else but the truth is that social networks have “something” that makes the “things you once see” stay always with you. By the way, have you seen The Social Dilemma film? I recommend it.

Today I want to use this space to talk about my discovery.

Are you interested? Let’s go.

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