Industry Insights: April

The first virtual Industry Insights of 2020 will feature Claudia Tridapalli and Fabiola Martínez. 

Claudia will lead the first ever online Industry Insights event at 14:30, before a quick break from 15:30 to 16:00.  After the break, Fabiola’s one-hour conference will round up an afternoon of professional and personal insights from these two exceptional speakers. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and take away some key learnings from these experts in their fields.


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Session #1

Date & Time: 1 April 14:30 – 15:30

Where: Google Hangouts Meet link

Guest Speaker: Claudia Tridapalli 

Topic: Managing emotions

How to effectively manage and channel your emotions for productive outcomes

Who have never got lost at some moment in life by strong and overwhelming emotions? But have you ever stopped to think what are emotions? What happens to our bodies when we feel them? What is the process that we use to generate them? Businesses are made by people, and being able to lead and guide decisions with clarity demand a strong ability to manage our own emotions. In a time where we are being exposed to big changes and uncertainty, it is important to learn that we are able to use our intense emotions towards productive mindsets and outcomes. Claudia Tridapalli’s talk will explore important discoveries in the science of emotions, giving us essential knowledge and techniques to increase our self-awareness, and mainly how to effectively manage the mix of emotions we feel everyday.


About the speaker



Claudia Tridapalli has an Engineering background with more than 13 years of experience working with Product Development for large corporations, in areas such as Lean and Sustainability. Being part of many initiatives that demanded change management and strong teamwork, it became clear the importance of the role of people’s behaviour and their soft skills into making projects and teams a success or a failure. With her work and life experience she started to get more interested in the topic of human behaviour, and 1,5 years ago added to her career becoming a consultant of the DeRose Method, a personal development method that she had been practicing as a student for 8 years.

Claudia focuses today in developing her career as a teacher and consultant, bringing together both experiences by applying concepts and techniques to improve businesses work environment, teams and people ́s performance.

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Session #2

Date & Time: 1 April 16:00 – 17:00

Where: Google Hangouts Meet link

Guest Speaker: Fabiola Martinez

Topic: Unlock your creativity

A 5 step guide for entrepreneurs

Creativity is a key factor for any kind of project, but for entrepreneurs it is even more important, because an entrepreneur’s mind is continuously looking for opportunities and undertaking risks. Unlocking our creative thinking powers innovation, opens new perspectives, and helps to find solutions to roadblocks and problems.

In this talk, Fabiola would like to share a few things with you that she has discovered over almost a decade of trying to figure out how to succeed as an entrepreneur.

About the speaker


A little about Fabiola, in her own words…

Mexican, enjoying life in Barcelona. I am passionate about the creative process. I love studying the consumer’s behaviour and the market’s psychology. I believe communication is everything; a successful project begins when you understand what does move people during their decision-making process, and how to connect with their desires and emotions. I’ve managed my own editorial and artistic project all by myself for the last 5 years. (With a little help from my friends, the Beatles would say!)