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Feed forward: Empower your team to help themselves

No doubt, feedback is the most important leadership instrument we have: It helps employees to learn from the past. However, sometimes we don’t need to discuss past behavior, but need input for the future. Continue readingFeed forward: Empower your team to help themselves

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VITAL FEEDBACK CULTURE

Today we close our little series on feedback and explain, why companies with a vital feedback culture are more profitable than others.Continue readingVITAL FEEDBACK CULTURE

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Respect @ work – what it is and what it takes

“All I’m asking is for a little respect”, Aretha Franklin sang, and many employees and leaders would sing along. Surveys show that about half of the employees miss respect at their workplace. At the same time, treating each other with respect is among the most promoted company values, leadership standards, or compliance guidelines. One may wonder: Why does it seem so hard to establish a culture of respect?Continue readingRespect @ work – what it is and what it takes

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3 common mistakes when interviewing candidates

Hiring new people for your team or company is one of the key leadership tasks that frequently get underestimated. We usually spend a lot of time with our colleagues, bosses or teammates, sometimes even more than with our friends and family (at least in times before Corona) – so apart from the professional qualifications, you should equally focus on cultural fit and a match of drive and personality.Continue reading3 common mistakes when interviewing candidates

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Master Conflicts

Welcome back to our companion channel! Today we will talk about conflicts.
We all have them. We all dislike them since conflicts are time- and energy-intensive. So, let´s have a look at a well-proven tool for mastering conflicts constructively – and early.Continue readingMaster Conflicts

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No good communication without good listening

Welcome back to our companion channel! There are numerous leadership trainings on conscious communication. In our todays’ companion channel, we talk about an aspect that is closely linked to consious communication but, at the same time, often neglected: listening. Here are 8 well-proven things to work on your listening skills.Continue readingNo good communication without good listening

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How to deal with bullshit at workspaces

This companion channel episode is all about dealing with bullshit at work. How do you recognize, voice and prevent bullshit? Continue readingHow to deal with bullshit at workspaces

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Dear leaders, stop talking – cake is for everyone!

This companion channel episode is all about leadership communication in daily business. Do you know the situation when several people want to say something, and everyone is “fighting” to finally get the word? When leaders talk without full stops and commas and without an end? In meetings, in 1:1 conversation, in briefings in project reviews or even when your boss takes a deep breath and starts talking again? We react annoyed! An enjoyable conversation? No chance at all! For those of you who are willing to critically review their communication habits we introduce a simple but powerful method – the “speech cake”.

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