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Our roadshow in Japan

1 May 2019|About us|

On November 2018, MAAM went on tour in Japan. Our CEO Riccarda Zezza spent a whole week with Managers, representatives of Institutions and Universities, students and other social entrepreneurs to speak about how work-life balance should radically be redefined worldwide, and parents should stop seeing their time off work spent with their children in conflict with their careers. Nurturing Experience as Power NHK World-Japan, the international [...]

Why does reality still throw companies a curved ball?

9 Apr 2019|Talent management|

Losing footing every time a "life event" barges into the work dimension. Considering every absence a crisis that is difficult to recover from. Watching the clock to decide whether the worker is "serious", whether their time belongs entirely to the company. These are last-century practices; the outlines of a reality that does not exist anymore. Today, according to recent research from Harvard, in the United States 73% [...]

Impact: shaping, and throwing your heart into it

26 Feb 2019|Impact makers|

Sociologists tell us even the most introverted of people will influence over ten thousand others in an average lifetime. How many people we have knowingly and unknowingly influenced in our lives so far? How can we best leverage on this power? We hear daily about leadership, and yet we are left wondering who are the real leaders? Riccarda Zezza, CEO of Life Based Value and Manuela Andaloro, CEO [...]

Women? They should stop asking what they’re worth

5 Dec 2018|Impact makers|

Sociologists tell us even the most introverted of people will influence over ten thousand others in an average lifetime. Can you imagine how many people we have knowingly and unknowingly influenced in our lives so far? How can we best leverage this power? We hear daily about leadership and yet we are left wondering who the real leaders are? Some you can see and some come with an [...]

Italy-Japan: why is it easier to find allies on the other side of the world?

5 Dec 2018|Talent management|

“How can I have more women in my management team? There are thirty-five team members and all of them are men”. My answer to this Japanese manager during my tour in the land of the Rising Sun to talk about MAAM. A business trip at prestigious universities and big companies enthusiastic of the revolutionary ideas behind our program. Despite the cultural distance, I discovered that Japanese [...]

Job, if you can’t “lean in”, is it your fault?

14 Nov 2018|Talent management|

Come on, you can do it, lean in! It’s common sense that motivating people to overcome obstacles can make them stronger and that “empowering people” is one of management schools' favorite approaches. Since the publication of the famous book by Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's nr 2, “Lean in”, encouraging women to make a step forward has become one of the key messages to overcome discriminations at work. [...]

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