About Pedro Dávila

Pedro A. Dávila Garrido is a mathematician and a training expert for HR management software solutions. He has held consultancy positions addressing Spanish and Portuguese payroll management as well as HR management. Currently he is the Training Manager for Meta4 solutions, a company specialized in HRM software solutions. He also holds an Executive Master’s degree in Management from ICADE and pioneered the uptake of sports values within the company.

Recently, Meta4, the company I work for renewed FFE certification as a Family-Friendly Enterprise, a practice that is registered as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies. CSR addresses responsibility issues and work-life balance; it also includes support for equal opportunities and the integration of the most disadvantaged. Even though I had always backed and…

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In previous articles we already discussed the importance of personalized development plans. As a reminder, we will first briefly summarize the three kep points required for implementing these plans: Set business goals and identify the right employees for achieving these. Identify the people to take part in designing and implementing the development plan. The HR…

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“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”  James C. Collins  An incredible symphony is a harmony of instruments, notes and timbres of sound – be it percussion, wind, or string. And people who play music. Let’s not forget the conductor either. Without talented people, whatever role they play, there’s nothing special, and even less so, if…

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“What makes the desert beautiful,” said the little prince, “is that somewhere it hides a well.” —Only an aviator at heart and a writer like Antoine de Saint Exupéry who often flew over deserts could have penned such a truth. So even if you followed the advice from the last article “Development Plans the Right…

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  In his book, “The Little Prince”, Antoine de Saint Exupery wrote, “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” The ripple of those words of wisdom touches even talent development and management. That’s exactly why we need a development plan— so that excellence in talent management is not merely a wish or a…

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Today has been a great day in my company’s office. We received a Christmas hamper, but that is not the reason why I got very excited, since I have worked many years here and I am used to receiving it. However, today I returned home very happy.  Do you wonder why?   It all started…

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Now I’d like to analyze with you the motivating factors that can drive all these people, including myself, and the analogy between these motivating factors and employee motivation within companies.

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Just like all other years, this Sunday I will run the Madrid marathon. I am going to tell you what happened to me five years ago on a day like this….

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Personal development programs for increasing creativity, developing emotional intelligence, controlling anxiety and stress, for training Neurolinguistic programming (NLP) and to improve time management

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Individual’s skills, capacities and attitudes liike emotional intellgence, creativity and innovation can be learnt in training.

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