Using NO at negotiation as a start of a positive process toward success

Several years ago, I was part of a company's team - leader in the FMCG industry. The sales team there was the strongest and most successful one I have ever seen in my life. People almost always reached their targets, and when they did not, they created and executed robust plans to achieve results. At … Continue reading Using NO at negotiation as a start of a positive process toward success

Ten things you can do to stay organized and do not lose direction

In the busy world we live in; often time is not enough. According to an APA report from 2020, fifty-three percent of the US people struggle with finishing all the things they have on their calendars. And things get even worse if you combine professional with personal tasks. We need time and often, what we … Continue reading Ten things you can do to stay organized and do not lose direction

Six simple techniques to save time

Today we often talk about how much everyone struggles with having enough time to do everything. Managers and leaders have changed the office environment to the home office, teams have started working with different schedules, and priorities have been switched, but everyone struggles with finding enough time. More than 13 000 articles from the last four … Continue reading Six simple techniques to save time

Five simple rules to follow if you want to set and achieve goals

Years ago, I was part of a company in the FMCG industry where I had to write, achieve and report progress every quarter. In the beginning, I was shocked. People wanted me to plan, then to promise, and at the end, to achieve what I have promised. Two quarters and I have had a list … Continue reading Five simple rules to follow if you want to set and achieve goals

The three deadly sins of burnout and exhaustion and how to deal with them successfully

The modern workplace has rapidly changed in the last decade. Many of the previously accepted habits are nowadays irrelevant. The fast-paced environment has moved the focus from perfectionism to speed and acceptable results. In this new environment, the old habits fight with the new demands. In some cases, people get to the point where they … Continue reading The three deadly sins of burnout and exhaustion and how to deal with them successfully

Five signs that you lack accountability and how to fix it

Our life at work depends on what we believe in and what we do. We often hear leaders talk about engagement and motivation. Some of us are in such conversations daily, while others have the luck to listen to them only several times a year. During the last several years, a new paradigm evolved. Now … Continue reading Five signs that you lack accountability and how to fix it

4 key rules to help us understand the nature of the conflict

In today's environment, we often meet people who have different views than ours. In some of these situations, we just walk by, letting the other person going its path. But in other situations, things get worse and worse, until a conflict in a different form arises. When this happens, we tend to react in a … Continue reading 4 key rules to help us understand the nature of the conflict

5 important steps to help you execute your change management strategy

While we talk so much on change management these days, that does not make every one of us an expert in the field.  Many change management initiatives start with energy and willingness for change, just to fail and are forgotten several months after that. Change managers are the new heroes and villains in the companies.  … Continue reading 5 important steps to help you execute your change management strategy