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26/05/2024 - When and how art becomes a leverage to business development
Within a global business environment increasingly complex and changing, art can become a relevant lever towards problem solving and opportunity identification...(Harvard Business Review article)
21/05/2024 - Purpose over profit: the driver to sustainable organizational progress and growth...
The traditional focus on profit for growth is increasingly pragmatically shifting towards a focus on on organizational purpose and it uniquess. This is the real leverage to sustainable growth in the...
16/05/2024 - Performance management that puts people first, a perspective
Performance and the objectivization of it, is at the basis of the sustainable growth of any organization. It is fundamental to realise that, no matter the technological advancements, people are still...
26/04/2024 - Renovation and a new unique menu at Café Elba in Alibag
We are happy to announce that our Cafè Elba in Alibag just completed a renovation set to step-up the Italian Flair that has characterized the place since its opening: great food and peace...
17/04/2024 - Riccardo Paterni leads a training path to safety improvement driven by awareness, communication and leadership at Sofidel Spain SL
Safety is the objective number one for Sofidel Group and in order to keep improving safety targets across the entire organization (spreading across Europe and United States) Riccardo has...
14/04/2024 - AI and professional creativity in action, new fields under rapid developments
Artificial Intelligence is more than ever a key factor to the development and growth of several fields and within the creative one (relative to several sectors) AI can represent a powerful tool...
11/04/2024 - Barriers to effective top talent management and how to overcome them
Identifying, nurturing and managing top talent is a key factor relevant to the sustainability and growth of small to large organisations alike. There are some key factors that represent barriers to...
04/04/2024 - Synergy Pathways, spring 2024 action time in Italy: several business development meetings for Samit and Riccardo
Samit has traveled to Italy from March 23rd through April 4th and we have been having several meetings in various geographical areas of Italy on business projects linking India to Italy at several...
24/03/2024 - Effective delegating as business owners
As business owners one of the most powerful and yet most difficult to use levers for growth is the one of delegating. This article highlights some key insights on the topic ...(Entrepreneur article)
10/03/2024 - The dynamics of the global job market by country: what industry hires the most
Job markets are changing rapidly across the globe; it is interesting to note what kind of dynamics feed and consolidate such changes per country from a global perspective ...(VisualCapitalist...
05/03/2024 - How to use effective the lever of delegating
The topic of delegating effectively has become more relevant than ever because of the current and foreseeable future complexities that organizations small to large alike are set to face, this article...
20/02/2024 - The roots of leadership miscommunications when tensions are high
Times of uncertainty and change cause strains in communication; leadership communication is often tangled up in these dynamics, awareness about it can prevent the spreading of a negative impact.(HBR...
02/02/2024 - What define effective leadership today
Change, uncertainty, volatility driven by technological and geopolitical contexts and factors: all of this charactizes the environment many leader (of small to midsize and large companies alike) are...
25/01/2024 - In times of uncertainty and change 'strategic slowness' can be a lever to effective progress
We live in turbulent times characterized by change and uncertainty originating from many different sources: geopolitical, economic, financial, technological, forces regarding market dynamics. Within...
20/01/2024 - Generative AI is having already an impact on entrepreneurship development internationally
GenerativeAI is rapidly taking center stage within the strategic and operational development of companies of all seizes and belonging to all sorts of different fields; its impact on entrepreneurship...
14/01/2024 - Organizational growth an development in F1, McLaren style
Andrea Stella, McLaren F1 Team Principal, has described the organizational cultural approach he has been focusing on developing within the organizational structure since he started to manage it. Some...
07/01/2024 - Organizational trends foreseen for 2024
The last few years have witnessed events that have an international organizational social impacts and an evolution in technologies has further contributed to these processes. From the mix of these...
04/01/2024 - Riccardo Paterni has become Business Partner of SWAG OÜ
Riccardo has become business partner to the Estonian company SWAG OÜ  that focuses on bitcoin, blockchain and bitcoin mining; from a multicultural and organizational and individual...
23/12/2023 - Happy Holidays and a Prosperous 2024!
21/12/2023 - Strategy for SMEs in a new book developed within Synergy Pathways (Italian edition)
17/12/2023 - Gen X and the way it is going to shape work in 2024
Gen X is increasingly present and taking charge of workplaces on a global scale, its impact is manyfold and bound to be lasting...(AllWork article)
16/12/2023 - The future of work: leveraging on the informal
The future of work, shaped by market, organizational and generational dynamics, is bound to leverage increasingly on a key aspect: the ability to leverage on the informal to push forward...
10/12/2023 - Organizational growth is driven by strategy rather than by technology
Quite often we see technology as a key driver to organizational growth, rather, in practical terms strategy is the key aspect that is needed to channel and utilize at best developing technology to...
05/12/2023 - Strategy execution, its pitfalls
The execution of an organizational strategy is always a key factor of growth and it is essential to avoid some pitfalls that undermine its reach ...(Harvard Business Review article)
26/11/2023 - A new paradigm for a connected world...
Many variables and events on a global level have contributed to shape new powerful dynamics that shape the way the wold is connected and determines the way business development is carried and will be...
15/11/2023 - Riccardo Paterni interviewed together with the other RPM board members regarding RPM Motorsport Network
The Italian magazine "Imprenditori" (Entrepreneurs) published by RPM member Kaiti Expansion on the October 2023 issue a dossier on RPM Motorsport Network on occasion of the Futurmotive Expo...
12/11/2023 - Happy Diwali !
Happy Diwali and a Prosperous New Year from all of us at Synergy Pathways and Cafe' Elba!
02/11/2023 - Future trends 2024, an overview
These are some key trends that are going to shape, from an economic, social and organizational point of view, 2024...(Forbes article)
19/10/2023 - Speed in effective strategizing and effective execution characterizes effective companies nowadays
Organizations that are able to effectively change, evolve and grow are characterized by the ability to focus on speed on action in decision making and execution, some key factors are at...
14/10/2023 - Aerospace workforce shifts in Europe: the challenge to attract new talents
A generational shifts is present within the aerospace and defence industry in Europe; many people part of the senior workforce are in the process of retiring and a fresh talented workforce is needed...
10/10/2023 - Developing talent in uncertain contexts
Talent development within context of consistent change and uncertainty requires the identification, monitoring and management of some key factors ...(Harvard Business Review article)
07/10/2023 - Leadership at the time of change and volatility
Leadership in the current times of change, uncertainty and volatility requires very specific action factors ...(Entrepreneur article)
30/09/2023 - Technical trends shaping business
Technical developments possibly more than ever, and at faster and faster place, impacting business markets and models; McKinsey & Co. has elaborate a timely analysis on the topic ...(McKinsey...
27/09/2023 - Storytelling as a laver to effective leadership in changing times
Change, complexity, uncertainty are charactizing nowadays business climate; leadership can need to effectively utilize the levers of communication to manage this context. Storytelling is a...
24/09/2023 - Decision making in the era of opportunities
Nowadays complexity is expanding in the business world because of many different variables, this generates many options that in order to be turned into opportunities require strategic decision making...
21/09/2023 - The roots of the organization of the future...
A very interesting report by McKinsey & Co. on a topic rapidly evolving: the impact of artificial intelligence on the progress of any organization. And the power of its impact goes well beyond...
10/09/2023 - Work-life balance in cities from a global perspective, the top ranking
The topic of work-life balance takes increasingly center stage from a global perspective. There are many perspectives to look at the topic yet it is quite interesting to note the nature and geography...
03/09/2023 - What is the key factor to ensure individual performance at work and keep burnout at bay
Apple and other companies found ways to stimulate consistent individual performance at work while reducing the risk of burnout; it is something that any company can adapt to its own context and...
22/08/2023 - The many perspectives on a key topic: organizational culture
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” is a famous quote from the legendary management consultant and write, Peter Drucker. This because organizational culture is directly linked to execution and...
16/08/2023 - Talent development is linked to valuing individual differences within given roles
Talent identification and development takes an ever relevant center stage relevant organizational, team an individual performance in any organization, small or large. It is all linked to the proper...
31/07/2023 - Organizational culture factors to growth
Organizational culture is, from a global perspective, a key factor to continuous improvement; this articles points out 5 key steps to leveraging at best on if for this purpose(Entrepreneur article)
16/07/2023 - The future of work generated by AI changes
AI ant its rapid evolutions are causing and going to cause relevant changes in the future of work ...(Euronews article)
07/07/2023 - A functional solution for organizational structures beyond flat hierarchies...
Nowadays organizations are exposed to consistent changes that requires overall flexibility and at the same time clarify of purpose in action. Hierarchies that are simply made flat notoriously not...
05/07/2023 - The levers of 'serius games' applied to international business development strategy
Riccardo Paterni has taken part to a workshop within the Job Campus structure at Pavia University organised by Ain't Game, Kora Comunicazione and Global Marketing Architecture together with Job...
02/07/2023 - Education and job training: the need for integration...
Interesting argument made here; #education and job training are not the same: education needs to have foundations that integrate and actually boost job training within nowadays...
25/06/2023 - Soft skills and executives: the ever growing relevance in the AI era
To many Artificial Intelligence threatens to lessen the relevance of the human factor in organizations; in actuality competence awareness and utilization of soft skills is going to be more relevant...
16/06/2023 - Word life balance from a global perspective
The topic of work life balance is more relevant than ever within social, cultural and managerial debates. This global perspective on its application is relevant to think more in depth about...
08/06/2023 - AI and the key issue of prompt engineering VS problem formulation
The relevant current debate on Artificial Intelligence is far reaching: to many empowering and opening up to new opportunities, to even more people quite scary for its potential consequences...
04/06/2023 - F1 fast paced world and practical inspiration for teamwork
Teamwork dynamics are put to the extreme of effectiveness and efficiency in competitive professional motorsport, mostly in F1. Toto Wolff, CEO of Mercedes F1 operations, points out key strategical...
01/06/2023 - Leveraging on decision making in an effective way when it matters the most
More than ever organizational decision making is complex and challenging: variables multiply and change is coming from several unexpected perspectives. This stresses the relevance to making effective...
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