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Specialization versus Diversification in Business – a 2 step approach

Shall we evolve or keep the business as it is for a long time? This is a question we have easily answered along the past 6 years, without a shadow of a doubt, but… (and sometimes “but” appears to my … Continue reading

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Are managers the best coaches?

These days – at least in countries where economy recently faced a strong downturn – no one leaves his job just because one doesn’t like his manager! But if things were easy in terms of getting a new job it … Continue reading

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NLP – a brief introduction

Many people have heard of NLP and when they hear this acronym they immediately associate it with its most obvious meaning in Portugal: PNL = “Plano Nacional de Leitura” (National Reading Plan), which has a real relationship with personal development. … Continue reading

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Sales competencies? We can count them by the fingers!

I am talking about the 5 Pillars of Efficient Sales People   In a large number of countries, including Portugal, there are very few who take on the role of “sales”, so today I decided to write about this topic, … Continue reading

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You need to “No!” (and to know too!)

What do I mean by “You need to “No!”“? Just a little introduction to frame you: UpSideUp is in business since 2011 and I have been doing a win-loss analysis for the last 3 years. I am happy to say that … Continue reading

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My name is Summit, Web Summit!

The “Web Summit Lisbon 2016” is a fabulous event, one of the biggest that Lisbon has ever received. The numbers leave no doubt about it: more than 53,000 participants, over 7,000 chief executive officers (CEOs), more than 15,000 companies from 166 … Continue reading

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Wonderful world

If someone is like me and loves to learn about everything that turns his curiosity on, you’ll soon find that knowledge is infinite and that your life is too short to learn everything you want in this wonderful world we … Continue reading

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I am guilty as charged!

Sometimes people say I am lucky, because I have this, own that, have success in a certain area or have very good friends. Let’s call it luck, for now! We can have bad luck, no doubt, like accidents or diseases. … Continue reading

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Empower yourself!

– Why should I ‘Empower myself’? > Because the vast meaning of the word ’empower’ opens a whole world of possibilities and because we are talking about ourselves, the most important beings on earth! – Ok! That might help, but … Continue reading

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The secrets of engagement

Some conferences, congresses, meetings, presentations, talks, etc. are amazing, some are good and some others stink! There are a few secrets that make the difference! Just a few simple ones… You just need to plan, prepare, know about what you … Continue reading

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