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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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successfully driving change part 2 – ownership

Most change projects fail, and only one in five is successful. That´s not new to us. The day-to-day business of organizations suffers under permanent change projects. Employees are under enormous pressure: 76 percent complain about the time pressure that projects cause in addition to day-to-day business. On the other hand, the top-management often complains about missing ownership & motivation to drive the change. So, who is right?Continue readingsuccessfully driving change part 2 – ownership

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Selecting leaders in turbulent times – why experience is overrated

It might sound counterintuitive: especially in times of high uncertainty and crisis experience as selection criteria for managers is less valuable. Even in relatively stable frameworks rookies constantly outperform their experienced counterparts.Continue readingSelecting leaders in turbulent times – why experience is overrated

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Radical Candor

The desire for harmony prevents many leaders from giving critical feedback. This behavior is driven by the belief that criticism is disrespectful. The opposite is true: Beating around the bush or withholding criticism prevents your employees from learning. And that is disrespectful! This companion channel episode provides the concept of radical candor. It helps leaders to build stronger relationships than ever. And we, of course, share the practical steps to live it.Continue readingRadical Candor

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successfully driving change part 1 – motivation

Most change projects fail, and only one in five is successful. That´s not new to us. The day-to-day business of organizations suffers under permanent change projects. Employees are under enormous pressure: 76 percent complain about the time pressure that projects cause in addition to day-to-day business. On the other hand, the top-management often complains about missing ownership & motivation to drive the change. So, who is right?Continue readingsuccessfully driving change part 1 – motivation

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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 the covid crisis is changing leadership behaviour

How has leadership changed during the year since the crisis erupted? What will remain? A back-to-normal to the old hierarchial understanding of leadership after the crisis is very unlikely. It rather took a tangible crisis to sustainably change an understanding of leadership towards genuine delegation of decision-making and the assumption of ownership. Continue readingHow the covid crisis is changing leadership behaviour

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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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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