Personal Experiences

Start All Over Again

I met Maria Ventrone in Tuscany, Italy. A couple, good friends of us, called us one day: “We are planning a trip to Tuscany, Italy. We found a charming boutique hotel, ‘Relais Villa Belpoggio’ in the Chianti area. Come and join us.” We are easy to be convinced and so was another couple, so very [...]

Managers who leave Impact

I’m a great believer in the management style that is at ‘eye level’, humane, empowering and inspiring. Unfortunately, I can’t say that such type of managers are always leading successful organizations, or that, in general, a humane and understanding attitude of executives is the code for success. Nevertheless, I’ll keep on believing in it, anyway. [...]

Equal Distribution

I want to share with you the history of a family whom I know and through that to bring up a sensitive and painful issue. It was and still is a main source of conflicts in many families where ever you look around you. I’m referring to “financial assistance to our children”, and you can [...]