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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.
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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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The annual performance review for your employees: Time well-invested!

Annual performance reviews are often seen as a necessary evil that is usually squeezed into the tight end of the year schedules of managers and employees. In this week’s post we illuminate how you can transform these rather unpleasant and unproductive meetings into fruitful learning experiences. Continue readingThe annual performance review for your employees: Time well-invested!

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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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Making talents stay: 5 essential DON’Ts

Attracting new excellent employees is difficult enough – but how to make them stay? This week’s post sheds light on some common mistakes, and how leaders can avoid them. Continue readingMaking talents stay: 5 essential DON’Ts

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Misunderstandings around motivation

We know how valuable and important motivated people are for the success of an organization. Nevertheless, many leaders struggle to find effective measures on how to build long-term, real motivation within their teams that is not only based on rewards and promotions. Wondering what leaders can and should do in order to create an environment that allows for long-term motivation to flourish? This week´s companion channel will offer some recommendation.Continue readingMisunderstandings around motivation