When a golf ball lies on the green, a ritual begins. It usually starts with a throughout cleaning of the ball after having marked its position. Then the player looks for the fall line of the green from different angles, paying attention to other factors that could determine the putt towards the hole, like the direction of the grass, its height, the humidity or the wind blowing at that moment. Some players have even developed a unique way of doing this, like Camilo Villegas, a professional player that stands out because of the way he reads the green, which reminds of Spider-Man. [Read more…]
The age at which you start to play golf is key to the performance that you can achieve in this sport. It is said that it’s easier to comprehend the complex technique and strategy of this wonderful game when you are a kid. There are cases that proof that this early training leads to great players even at early ages, such as Sergio García, Tiger Woods or Chema Olazábal. [Read more…]
Nowadays, online media is considered a whole new window to the world. From anywhere connected to the Internet you can send information to any other place on earth at a negligible cost. This means that this tool has to be considered as important as others that changed Humanity, like printing or the steam engine. Companies of all sizes have adapted to this hyper-connected reality and have been incorporating their products and services to this new media, using their corporate websites, blogs and social network as showcases.
When there is a project that needs a change in organization, in procedures or in the way things are done, it’s not always easy that everything goes as planned. One of the main reasons is what is called resistance to change, a natural reaction that makes people reject changes in their environment. [Read more…]
If there is one thing to envy from those golfers that every year play The Masters, that is that their workplace is an idyllic golf course. Certainly, you can assure that it’s the perfect office, but, what makes this golf course such a unique work environment? There are three key aspects that make Augusta National the perfect office: [Read more…]
There is one thing that stands out in The Masters, one of the four Majors played in golf along the year, and that is the great level of expertise among the field. Each year, the best golfers of the world fight to death for the coveted Green Jacket, one of the most prestigious awards in golf, allowing the winner to enter a very exclusive club of only a few chosen ones. [Read more…]
As a rule, any meeting needs some kind of preparation. It’s not enough to read the subject or take a look at the list of assistants and just do some improvising at the meeting room. Like when you putt in the green, each meeting must be prepared with care and dedication. [Read more…]
James Bond is possibly the most charismatic character on the big screen. A total of six actors have played 007, portraying the glamor and luxury life of a secret agent. Its author, Ian Fleming, based James Bond on the double agent Dusan Popov, who liked to interact with the bourgeoisie of the time while visiting the village of Cascais during World War II. [Read more…]