Motivation and satisfaction

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

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

Leadership

Five techniques every leader should use to appear assertive and likable

In 2020 Inc.com has published an article on the gap of the leadership presence. According to the data shared, there is a severe gap between leaders' self-acceptance and the view of their followers. The article stated that as many as fifty-one percent of the leaders are seen in a completely different image than they want… Continue reading Five techniques every leader should use to appear assertive and likable

Leadership

The three T’s of the winning team change

Am I implementing change the right way?   Are these the right people to help our team and company make the changes needed to survive?   Is my team growing or staying steady?   How can I provoke people to build a growth mindset?   What is the right thing to do with low performers?   How can I understand if someone is a low performer and what is the right thing… Continue reading The three T’s of the winning team change

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

Leadership

Five signs you practice high impact leadership

Impactful leadership has always been the topic of discussion. Managers, leaders, consultants, workers, journalists talk so much of what this means. Organizations invest money in developing leadership every year. In-house, industry, and association rewards are structured to differentiate extraordinary from the average leaders. KPI's are set to measure leadership and its impact on the business… Continue reading Five signs you practice high impact leadership

Uncategorized

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

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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