Now that summer is almost done, I wanted to share a couple of interesting books I’ve read in the past few months that met the 3 criteria of a worthy recommendation: 1. Thought-provoking 2. Proposes a new perspective on certain topic and (most importantly) 3. Easy read.

In this case I tried to mix up a little bit to include non-fiction together with some fiction

1. Breath

by James Nestor


It seems, more than ever, that the vast majority of people are afraid of learning from their mistakes. The status quo never seemed so comfortable especially amid a global pandemic, but now is not the moment to stand still, we need to act and we better do it swiftly.

The world has been witness to the impact which the companies born inside Silicon Valley’s perimeter have had in our lives, and this impact has been greatly due to the mindset of the founders behind them. …


Now that the new season is here, I wanted to share a couple of interesting books I’ve read in the past few months that met the 3 criteria of a worthy recommendation: 1. Thought-provoking 2. Proposes a new perspective on certain topic and (most importantly) 3. Easy read.

1. The Psychology of Money

by Morgan Housel


You might have heard or even accustomed to the acronym of “KPI”, you probably use it to track your own business results, hell, you might have even invented a couple of KPIs for your team/org to track. Assuming you are one of these cohorts, I would like to ask the following question: How many KPIs do you use to measure your operation?

Key Performance Indicator (KPI) — A measurable expression for the achievement of a desired level of results, in an area relevant to the evaluated entity’s activity. KPIs make objectives quantifiable, providing visibility into the performance of individuals, teams…


We all have agree that this year has had its up and downs, but personally I‘m part of the minority that enjoy seeing the glass half full. For the first time in my life, I’ve set myself a realistic goal of reading 1 book per month for this year, and Corona helped me go above and beyond my goal. It wasn’t easy at first, but once you get a hold of a habit, the outcomes become spectacular. …


If you were looking for a guide with “tips” on how to get creative you should probably stop reading and fire up Google. In this article, I’m going to explain you the scientific basis behind the creative block and how to get unstuck.

Every human mind has the capacity to create ways and procedures to execute activities in a way they have never been done before (a.k.a. Creativity), to complement the definition, we can say creativity is the ability to develop and implement new and better solutions.

To understand this phenomena, we need to understand that creativity itself has two…

Javier Rivero

Retail Operations Manager @ Uber

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