Leadership

Three characteristics of great leaders that make others follow them everywhere

The world has changed since the 2020 pandemic started. People now need more support and expect more from their leaders. Old models are working, but in “the new reality,” we work remotely or hybrid and do not interact so much directly face to face. In the old days, people interacted with their leaders every day… Continue reading Three characteristics of great leaders that make others follow them everywhere

Personal Development

Five groups of skills to help you grow as a leader

You finally made it, nailed that leadership role, and got your place in the senior team you ever wanted and desired. From now on, it will be easier, you think. And here is where your mistake. Whether you go - inside your organization or outside to another organization – getting into a leadership role demands… Continue reading Five groups of skills to help you grow as a leader

Personal Development

What you need to do if you want a raise or a promotion – two rules and six strategies for a successful negotiation process

"I quit because the company did not offer me any opportunity for development." "There was no room to grow in this company." "I was expecting a higher salary but did not get it, even after I have completed more tasks than expected for my role." My boss didn't understand me and didn't support my development."… Continue reading What you need to do if you want a raise or a promotion – two rules and six strategies for a successful negotiation process

Leadership

The unsatisfying results from your employees and what to do to change them?

We all tend to have at least one employee in our team doing things without understanding them. We explain, then write it down in an e-mail, discuss with that employee what we expect to see as a final result, align the time frame for the final product to be received, and then when the deadline… Continue reading The unsatisfying results from your employees and what to do to change them?

Personal Development

When to talk to your boss about a career change

Recently I have spoken to our country GM for an employee who came to him to ask for a pay raise. The employee went intending to demand instead of asking and discussing. While this was the third employee with the same approach, the GM asked me what he could do to explain to all people… Continue reading When to talk to your boss about a career change

Productivity

How to win the presentation in front of the senior leadership team

You need to prepare for a presentation in front of the senior leadership team. You know that your ideas and plans are good but do not know what to expect as a reaction from the senior leadership team. Are they going to buy your ideas and dreams? Would you get funding to achieve what you… Continue reading How to win the presentation in front of the senior leadership team

Personal Development

How to understand if you suffer from an imposter syndrome and turn things positive

Nowadays, leadership defines the direction our life will move in. We are evaluated for our leadership skills and tend to act in a way that will make us, and in many situations, others winners. But some people have a different opinion for themselves. We often label them as insecure, not ready for change, cowardly behaving,… Continue reading How to understand if you suffer from an imposter syndrome and turn things positive

Personal Development

Eight characteristics of the rational person in life and work

In our lives, we often hear about rational or irrational decisions. And we have started to use these descriptions for different situations. When I asked 178 people what it means to be a rational person, I did not receive similar answers. People think about rational ones in terms of situations and emotions. But still, the… Continue reading Eight characteristics of the rational person in life and work

Motivation and satisfaction

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

Leadership

Six levels of validation for your leadership from others

"Spread the word - there is a new wizard in town" has a lady in the movie Fantastic creatures and where to find them said. And the exact words are often used in a similar way when a company presents someone new into leadership roles. Leaders have the tuff task of achieving results by giving… Continue reading Six levels of validation for your leadership from others