Motivation and satisfaction

Why do people adopt one idea  

Have you ever asked yourself what makes people support one idea instead of another? Ideas dominate the political scene, and in the last several years, we see how extended supported models are stepping back In favor of new understandings, paradigms, and concepts that are at the same time fresh and with no evidence that will… Continue reading Why do people adopt one idea  

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How to spot a bad manager

The debate about good, harmful, toxic, and superstar managers has been on for many years. With the change of generations in the workplace, this debate rises from the asheches, and people start to discuss what a bad manager looks like. The image of the bad manager has many characteristics, but at the core of the… Continue reading How to spot a bad manager

Motivation and satisfaction

Six powerful questions to ask for productive One on One meetings

Several years ago, I found that when I start a group meeting, the time is always kept by the second, and in some cases, we even finish earlier than planned. At the same time, the one-on-one meetings with members of my team were disastrous. We always started on time, but the meetings often continued long… Continue reading Six powerful questions to ask for productive One on One meetings

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Three definitive relations for every leader to formulate meaningful recognition  

The need for recognition evolves every day. Now more people are talking about being recognized at work or giving praise to others. Employers invest actively in different programs and approaches. HR departments "build" actively "the next big recognition tool." After all these efforts, many companies still experience high turnover levels, see non-satisfied employees, and lose… Continue reading Three definitive relations for every leader to formulate meaningful recognition  

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Three helpful tools to build better communication in your team

Communication - a word so quickly written and shared with others and at the same time so hard to explain. The modern leader is often overwhelmed with different types of communication needs. People above him want one kind of communication, but people below him need different communication types. Not to forget the leaders' peers on… Continue reading Three helpful tools to build better communication in your team

Motivation and satisfaction

Four characteristics of inspiring leadership

"Today we need inspiring leaders," has Bill Gates said back in 2014 at a conference about climate change. And after that, asked what inspiring leadership means, he defined five characteristics of the Inspiring leader. In the last eight to ten years, we often hear about inspiring leadership. More than two hundred books are published in… Continue reading Four characteristics of inspiring leadership

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Four simple steps to create a fun culture at work

Fast-paced, dynamic, result-oriented, exhausting, pushing, demanding, energy-consuming, non-balanced. These all are the characteristics of the modern workplace. According to Anne Lakusta (author of the book "Pass the pig"), our workplace culture has become so unrealistic and insists that we often do not know our next step to achieve results and stay positive. The workplace is… Continue reading Four simple steps to create a fun culture at work

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6 reasons for good employees to quit

Dynamics in the workplace raises every year. The modern workplace has become more flexible, but also more demanding. Some people are surviving in this unfamiliar environment, while others cannot make it. This second group of people leaves the company at a particular moment in time. People from it are often defined as the ones who… Continue reading 6 reasons for good employees to quit

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How to share sad news as a leader

Leaders need to play many roles.  One of the most critical functions, but at the same time challenging to play, is the role of the messenger.  There is nothing wrong when a leader must share the good news.  People are happy, the good story creates a positive attitude, internal motivation grows, engagement raises, and accountability… Continue reading How to share sad news as a leader