Personal Development

Nine areas for growth every leader should pay attention to

To be or not to be a leader? How can I become a leader? What can make me a better leader? How can I achieve more as a leader? How to make everyone trust me and follow me? These are only part of the questions I have been asked while helping people to transform their… Continue reading Nine areas for growth every leader should pay attention to

Leadership

Recharged leadership – what it is and how to implement it

Leadership and management principles have drastically changed, with many people from older generations going out of the workforce. What was seen as a sustainable leadership model back at the beginning of the century is now an opportunity-driven behavior focusing on me first and then on others. Social networks and new channels of communication have boosted… Continue reading Recharged leadership – what it is and how to implement it

Leadership

Four signs of a leader that has lost connection with the environment and how to deal with them

The fast-paced world we live in, aren't we? People have significantly changed in the new reality based on an extensive stay-at-home culture. Social interactions have changed dramatically. Now people see others as less important to deal with and focus more on what it can be for them. Leaders have become more "flexible" in finding excuses… Continue reading Four signs of a leader that has lost connection with the environment and how to deal with them

Personal Development

How to be more strategic in six steps

Back in 2012, I had a line manager who once told me: "If you want to be successful and grow, you will need to become more strategic in your work." At first, I thought she did know what she was talking about, but after seeing several colleagues growing in their careers and still standing in… Continue reading How to be more strategic in six steps

Personal Development

Barriers to changing culture

Changing culture for good is a mantra every leader has lived with during the last decades. Companies often talk about it; leaders declare that they will inform the change to make the culture better. And still, after so many efforts, some cultures remain "toxic, non-supportive and demanding." Falling into such a specific situation, leaders try… Continue reading Barriers to changing culture

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

Leadership

What to do and not to do when you quit your job

After the COVID crisis, a phenomenon that the business world has not seen in a decade – people started changing their workplaces. Some companies were hit harder than others by this, but all companies struggled with it. No have created campaigns about how underappreciated they are by their employers; matter the attitude, the care, or… Continue reading What to do and not to do when you quit your job

Personal Development

How to deal with an ambidextrous colleague – 8 steps for success

Our environment is so dynamic today that we do not have enough time to build meaningful relationships with the people around us. Someone we may think is our friend may turn against us and show ambidextrous behavior, while others who may have looked far from us may be our closest ally in hard times. And… Continue reading How to deal with an ambidextrous colleague – 8 steps for success

Personal Development

How to answer the “Tell me about yourself” question in your interview

I have conducted more than fifteen thousand interviews in my professional career. Still, after so many numbers, I find the same pattern in people trying to answer the most straightforward questions during the interview. In November 2021, I organized a discussion with some prospective guys for a Head of Finance role in our company. We… Continue reading How to answer the “Tell me about yourself” question in your interview

Motivation and satisfaction

How a leader can win the auditorium by personalizing what they want to communicate

We tend to live in times when leaders talk much about everything. Political leaders talk about change in models; community leaders talk about change in mindset; technical leaders speak about the impact of the disruptive technology they create, and organizational leaders talk about change and its effect on growth. So much talk, and still, according… Continue reading How a leader can win the auditorium by personalizing what they want to communicate