Nothing paralyses organizations more than decisions that are not made. In todays’ episode we would like to share a simple & hands-on decision-making tool that we very often and successfully apply in our workshops. A tool that really accelerates decisions.Continue readingHOW TO SPEED UP DECISION-MAKING IN (LEADERSHIP) TEAMS
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
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
Staffing agile, cross-functional teams often happens by nominating star performers of our companies. Constantly overloaded, they unintentionally lead to delays and project failure – to an alarmingly high degree, as recent studies show. How to staff teams more effectively?Continue readingAlways the same top performers. How to staff agile teams more effectively
The eight-step model of successfully leading change by Harvard Professor John Kotter is well known and also the core element of his famous book “Leading Change”. Step two in this model is about “building a guiding coalition” – to our experience a really powerful element in successfully driving change. But it is easier said than done! Learn more about the Leadership Team Monitor in this article. Continue readingA hands-on tool to create a guiding coalition for change
Today, we dive deeper into a mindset technique to reduce mental pressure in daily life. How would life feel like, if you could decide everything freely and on your own, e.g. if you go to work today or not?Continue readingYou decide!
“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
We talked about feedback as a gift a few weeks ago. Today, we share a powerful, practical feedback technique which helps to improve your leadership and collaboration effectiveness.Continue readingAPPLY AN EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK TECHNIQUE
Have you ever heard about “Self-Compassion”? You might have come across practices such as Mindfulness, Resilience, and Meditation, but they are still at the margins of most leaders’ minds. At the same time, the demand for a more genuine leadership style is arising. So let us clear up some prejudices about the term “Self-Compassion”, and how it can influence your daily impact as a leader.Continue readingYou screwed up? Show some compassion towards yourself!
Many leaders experience a lot of mental pressure. The good news: it is self-made and an illusion! This episode explains 5 mindset techniques how to radically reduce mental weight.Continue readingIt’s summer – reduce some weight!