Simone La Torre © 1988 - 2020

December 18, 2019

I have not been posting anything for months, trapped in a spiral of business trips and new activities.

I am going to try being more regular from now on again, but for now here are some interesting updates:

My role of Spectrum Manager at SES is offering loads of nice nego...

March 1, 2019

Ok, I really did not manage to keep it under 2 minutes, but I there is quite some value packed into this talk.

February 4, 2019

There is something wrong when an employer sends this message:


We regret to inform you that we chose not to go forward with your application. When assessing your resume and past experiences, our hiring team has concluded you may be overqualified f...

January 28, 2019

You could probably set up a business on your own, but trust me, you should not.

Find a co-founder first.

January 26, 2019

Before you even start reading, you can directly go find the original article here.

Otherwise just go through my extract:
In deciding where to bring their business, companies must define their priorities by weighing multiple operating and human costs. National governme...

January 25, 2019

Do you want to know the real difference between smart money and stupid money? There is none. You don't even need to watch the video. But take a look at it if you want to understand why.

January 23, 2019

In less than 2 minutes I walk you through the main reason why I may discard a résumé / CV and why you should pay attention to it.

January 23, 2019

I have been told very often that being (or trying to be!) an entrepreneur is easy, so here is a quick test (even VERY quick for most people) to tangibly help you find out whether you are "entrepreneurship material".

Try it yourself or share this 2-min talk with your co...

January 21, 2019

A couple of days ago I found myself having a conversation with a person that turned out to be more interesting than expected. The conversation. Not the person. The person was actually rather boring.

We started debating about mandatory vaccines, and then, somehow, moved...

January 21, 2019

“No worries, it will all go well; you just have to be yourself!”

I have been hearing that over and over, from pretty much any possible source: family, friends, books, movies, chocolate wraps… and I am sure we’ve all been hearing it in some forms…

Yet I must confess that...

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