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Traveling for Ideas: Global Cross-Pollination

The best place to look for fresh inspiration is anywhere but home, as we discovered last week while leading innovation labs in San Francisco for Portuguese executives and Brazilian high school students, just days after we flew home from our…

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Portuguese Time-Out: The Barber of Lagos

One sleepy morning in the southern coastal city of Lagos, Portugal, we spied a barber shop, and peered inside to find a slender man sweeping. I stepped in and asked if he might cut my hair. This had not been…

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UberTime

There’s UberTime, and then there’s your time. UberTime is flexible. Your time is likely not. Travelling through Europe, we’ve been getting to know UberTime. At Lisbon’s Cais do Sodre metro station we punched our destination into the app. Up popped…

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Summer Surprise: Finding Portugal

We are regulars at Zé’s, as much as anyone can be, as Zé is anything but regular and everything Portugal. We’ve been living 50 meters from his adorable café without a name, absent an awning or posted hours – our…

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