Hi! My name is Carlos Roberto Rodrigo Turner.
I work at Técnica y Avance and I live in Madrid with my wife Mar.
This is my website. This is where I share what I think, what I learn and what I like.

The Parable of the Fisherman

An eye-opening story on how to live life.

Serenity Prayer

God, give me grace to accept with serenity, the things that cannot be changed…

Don’t lie to yourself

The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him.

Nassim Taleb on being black swans

On the odds on being born and being grateful.

St. Crispin’s day Speech

We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;

Wabi sabi

Wabi sabi is a Japanese design concept.

The man in the arena

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.

The lucky ones

We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones.

El cuento de dos lobos

Una leyenda Cherokee sobre la vida.

Purpose of life

The purpose of life is right in front of us: It’s to create a reality we want to inhabit .

Dalai Lama y la vida

Una manera de entender la vida de forma diferente.


Inspiring words from William Ernest Henley.


How to become a man, by Rudyard Kipling.

To make much of time

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may…


Inspiradora palabras de Bessie Anderson Stanley sobre el éxito.