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Decisions do not get better when many are involved. Their execution does.

Research shows that the outcome of decisions does not necessarily improve when many team members have a say. However, the motivation of team members to implement the decision increases if they have participated in the decision-making process. The initially arduous path of participation pays off in the end through quality of execution.Continue readingDecisions do not get better when many are involved. Their execution does.

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WHY EMAILS DRAIN PRODUCTIVITY & SPOIL CORPORATE CULTURE

How many Emails do you draft a day? How many Emails do you receive per day? How many times have you unsuccessfully tried concepts like the “INBOX ZERO” principle? And finally: How many hours do you spend per day to read and spread Emails? And by the way: Have you ever thought about the negative impact on productivity and corporate culture that every single Email authored has? Continue reading if you would like to learn on how to fix it.Continue readingWHY EMAILS DRAIN PRODUCTIVITY & SPOIL CORPORATE CULTURE

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Same procedure as every year? Checklist for New Year’s resolutions

Happy new year to all of you & welcome back to our companion channel!
We hope you all had a wonderful time despite corona. Let´s start the year – as most of us do – to think about New Year resolutions. But instead of just reprioritizing the things you already do anyway and adding a few extra topics on top, we recommend doing it completely differently this time: What are the 3 things you and your team should stop doing this year? No Idea?
Read more to get some inspiration! Continue readingSame procedure as every year? Checklist for New Year’s resolutions

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Extreme leadership versus balanced leadership

Amundsen and Scott raced against each other in 1911/12 to South Pole. They choosed two contrary strategies, tactics and leadership styles to be the first one at the pole: extreme versus balanced leadership. Immerse yourself in two completely different paths to one goal: making the impossible possible.
We wish you all a merry christmas and a healthy, fulfilling and lucky new year!Continue readingExtreme leadership versus balanced leadership

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STRATEGY PROCESSES KEY LEARNINGS (1/3) – FOCUS

What makes your corporate strategy a good strategy? In our work we found, despite all individual differences, three elements: focus, dynamics and ambition. Today´s video talks about the first element.Continue readingSTRATEGY PROCESSES KEY LEARNINGS (1/3) – FOCUS

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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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A key barrier to change: SUNK COSTS

In a world that is becoming more and more complex, entrepreneurial decision making is much more difficult than it used to be in the past. In times of constant change, wrong decisions can and do happen. It is the reluctancy to course correct decisions that often leads to high investments into projects that are already dead. In this weeks companion channel, we will shed some light at this phenomenon which is known as the sunk cost fallacyContinue readingA key barrier to change: SUNK COSTS

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Deciding under uncertainty

In view of the exponential increase in corona infections in fall 2020, we realize that we live in times of radical uncertainty. Unknown unknowns present a dilemma for entrepreneurial decisions. Continue readingDeciding under uncertainty

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Dear Leaders – Make decisions!

In our daily work in organizations we often observe that leaders shy away from taking important decisions. In this podcast we will confront you with a standpoint that decision making is the only right to exist as a leader and that you have to accept that often your decisions won’t make you more popular, might cost you majorities of supporters and sometimes even your job.Continue readingDear Leaders – Make decisions!