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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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APPLY AN EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK TECHNIQUE

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

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USE THE POWER OF FEEDBACK

Welcome back. Today we start a little series on one of the most important leadership instruments: feedback. Continue readingUSE THE POWER OF FEEDBACK

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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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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