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Stefania Lucchetti
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Stefania Lucchetti, other than a bestselling author of business books, is a senior corporate lawyer now Of Counsel with top Italian firm Bonelli Erede Pappalardo. Stefania is qualified as a lawyer in 3 jurisdictions (Italy, UK, Hong Kong), ( and specializes in corporate and commercial work, cross border and multi-jurisdictional transactions, M&A and joint ventures, operational agreements, IT Outsourcing and IP commercialization. An expert negotiator, Stefania assists clients in complex negotiations.

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Our Flat World and Results Only Workplaces

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2011 | 1:03 AM

As globalization progresses, the world flattens and so does the way we communicate and work.
There are three main drivers to the flattening. The first, communications technology that allow us to work everywhere and anywhere. The second, workflow software, which allows individuals to collaborate on projects anywhere in...

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Why Taking Time Off Will Make You a Better Leader

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2011 | 5:00 PM

For many people, taking time away from work and the daily hustle and bustle is difficult. We all get caught up in the whirlwind of working and taking care of those around us. Recently, I have realized more and more that in order to have creative ideas and the ability...

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Western Tiger Mothers: Lessons from an Italian Matriarch

(1) Comments | Posted January 25, 2011 | 6:52 PM

There has been a lot of discussion in past weeks about Amy Chua's "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." Aside from the controversy generated by Chua's parenting choices, I find that there is a great and unnecessary hype around the difference between the "Western" and the "Eastern" way of raising...

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Take a Time Out, Gain Perspective

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2011 | 1:13 AM

I was having a chat with a friend recently about the difficulty of making changes when a situation does not make you happy even though it is reasonably acceptable by most standards. For example, a job that that makes you unhappy although it pays well and provides high social recognition....

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What Education Is Needed to Change the World?

(1) Comments | Posted December 7, 2010 | 11:32 AM

I am in an airport lounge, traveling from Europe to the US. And I keep thinking that doing what I am doing is not enough. I feel an extreme need to do something meaningful, something of real value. To be an agent of real change. "Would you consider going back...

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The WikiLeaks Accident -- a Time to Brace or a Time for Opportunity?

(3) Comments | Posted November 29, 2010 | 8:43 PM

Today the world is talking about the WikiLeaks accident. A bravado act of an irresponsible hacker or a deliberate act of espionage leveraging modern technology? Whatever the source behind it, I think most people would agree that it was a dangerous, irresponsible act exposing to the public eye snippets of...

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Dialogue and Connection in the Digital Age

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2010 | 9:46 PM

A few days ago, I was listening to a corporate communications consultant talk about the lack of dialogue in the digital age and how kids today are no longer able to connect meaningfully. He was suggesting formal networking events to "force" people to dialogue.

While it is true that the...

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Is Your Attention Span Shrinking?

(3) Comments | Posted November 15, 2010 | 6:22 PM

Let's face it: everyone's attention span seems to be continuously shrinking.

Although I imagine that this is mostly a byproduct of the internet and its inherent information overload, I don't think it's strictly a digital phenomenon. You may notice that your attention span has shortened even when it comes...

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Do We Need to Rethink What Knowledge Is?

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2010 | 8:35 PM

Knowledge is of two kinds: either we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.

The net opens access to an infinite library of easily and quickly retrievable information: does this mean that it dilutes the most traditional kind of knowledge? Does it diminish...

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Are You Drowning in Emails?

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2010 | 12:11 PM

Let's walk through the average day of an office worker, let's name him (or her) Chris.

Chris wakes up in the morning and goes through the ordinary morning routine: washes, has breakfast, possibly goes to the gym if he is a morning person, then drives or takes public transport to...

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