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The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People

For the full original unedited article, visit Celestine’s blog, Personal Excellence. Are you a productive person? Have you ever wondered what makes one more productive than another? Unlike what most might think, being productive is not about one’s intellect or capability. Being productive is about practicing certain habits over others, such that you can get the most out of your days. As

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Passionate People: Samuel Gompers and his efforts towards labor rights

In nineteen hundred, the largest national organisation of labor unions was the American Federation of Labor. Its head was Samuel Gompers. Gompers had moved to New York with his parents when he was thirteen years old. He was twenty-four when he began working for the local union of cigar makers. He worked for the labor movement for sixty years. Samuel

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Why Barcelona is the place to work at events

Barcelona is a great destination for a city break any time of the year, with its stunning architecture, top museums, never-ending nightlife and beaches just a walk from the city centre. Most of the year enjoys warm weather and outdoor events take over the city, including massive music festivals, such as Sónar and Primavera Sound, as well as jazz nights in the open spaces of gorgeous Gaudí buildings

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Being Passionate About Your Work Increases Your Chance of Success?

Often times I am asked to speak on topics such as entrepreneurship, leadership, corporate culture, and so on.  Whenever I speak at universities, one of my favorite questions to ask students is, “What career do you want to pursue,” or, “What business do you plan to begin?”  After I hear their initial response, I then like to ask, “Now, suppose

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Why jobs are going unfilled in a country with 18% unemployment

In a country with an unemployment rate that exceeds 18% of the active population, and that has been battered by years of ongoing economic crisis, it’s not uncommon for any job offer in Spain to receive hundreds of applications. But it’s also a regular occurrence for hundreds of positions to remain unfilled due to a lack of properly qualified candidates. Foil manufacturer

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