What have you already tried? – the question that turns your plans

In February 2021, I met a consultant who wanted to sell us leadership training. A young man with a lot of energy and ambition to show how good his product is. We sat for an hour in our company office, and the presentation started. And he talked, talked, and talked. So many words and I … Continue reading What have you already tried? – the question that turns your plans

Reviewing project – The forgotten step everyone need’s to execute

Recently I have spoken to a colleague of mine. We have discussed if the project must be reviewed after it is completed. My colleague insisted that reviewing a project is lost time that will not serve anyone except the project leader. No one reads these reviews, he stated. Therefore, they are useless, and other similar … Continue reading Reviewing project – The forgotten step everyone need’s to execute

4 steps to help you lead a virtual team

Virtual teams have become the norm for many companies today.  According to an Inc.com article, 31% of the people globally work in remote teams.  These people are often lead by someone positioned physically in one country, but having to deal with members of the team in several other countries.  Sometimes teams are organized by regions … Continue reading 4 steps to help you lead a virtual team

The Penguins and the Whale – 4 rules to build a successful and winning team

Teamwork is a term used so often today,  that it has become a narrative for every company.  Leaders,  employees HR’s,  coaches,  trainers, talk so much about teamwork and still 34% of the employees leaving companies(according to an HBR survey from 2018) share that the main reason to leave the company has been the lack of … Continue reading The Penguins and the Whale – 4 rules to build a successful and winning team

3 things to consider if you want to hire the next star for your team

We live in a century where talent is in shortage.  Often we search and search and search for the best in class talent,  just to realize,  after months of searching that the people we meet are not covering all points of our ideal profile. I have a live example from my work where a manager … Continue reading 3 things to consider if you want to hire the next star for your team

4 questions to ask yourself when trying to build skillful communication in a difficult moment

More than 5 years ago I have had 2 colleagues that worked very well together. They were together in tuff projects,  they were together in personal life.  Both looked like best friends.  When one of them was in a hard to deal situation the other one joined to help him overcome it,  no matter what … Continue reading 4 questions to ask yourself when trying to build skillful communication in a difficult moment