Managerial Decision Making

Early this year I decided to focus my studies on the leadership & management sides of organisations, and I enrolled for Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization, a specialization from the University of Illinois on Coursera. I found the courses really complete in terms of content and recommended material, and, so far, these courses gave me a great background on topics such as the foundations and applications of leadership, group decisions and fostering decision, conflict management and so on. When I took Designing the Organization: From Strategy to Organizational Structure, I thought it would be far from what I’d like to learn at this moment, however, it helped me to understand why organisations are designed in the way they are. I’m currently in the 4th course of 7, called Managing the Organization: From Organizational Design to Execution where I’m currently learning about effective organisational decision-making. This is such a great topic that worth to leave my notes with kind of a course summary here.

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Building time it’s a disappointing issue on Angular development experience

I am not judging, although it might appear as I am. I already mentioned a couple of features that make me think Angular is a great choice for a web framework and I’m still decided to invest my time on it. However, I failed by not evaluating it more deeply, to be fair. Anyway, we all have our flaws, don’t we?

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Giving Angular another try

I have been playing with the latest Angular version for the last couple of weeks and I’m enjoying it. The last time I touched Angular 2+ was in 2016 on an Ionic mobile project and before that, only had experienced working with the now called AngularJS. The current version (7) looks great!

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The Journey from Berlin to Copenhagen on Bikes

On Friday, April 19th, Lu√≠sa and I started our journey from Berlin to Copenhagen by bike, on our first bike tour. We took 8,5 days to get there, sound and safe, and we crossed some fantastic paths and landscapes. This is a well-known bike route and we discovered later that it’s part of a bigger EuroVelo, which starts in Malta and finishes in the North Cape – or the other way around, the EuroVelo 7.

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Find the closest bar open

As the weather gets warmer, people tend to hang out more often and Berlin offers many options of bars, pubs, and biergartens to have a great time with your friends. Doesn’t need to be in summer though, the first warm day of spring already takes people out of their homes.

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There’s a bike trip coming soon

Back in 2008/2009, I was living in a small town called Tapes where I would study Environmental Management for a year. There I meet some colleagues that presented me to what I’d later know as Bike Touring. At that point in time, the ideas I was discussing with my friends were something like: we should travel to Uruguay by bike; should we cross to Argentina maybe? Well, what I can say is the destination now is a different one.

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