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

Leadership

Four mistakes leaders make and how to minimize their impact

The role of the leader is more complex these days. Leaders need to be humble and, at the same time, brave enough to lead the team, dealing effectively with issues like low performance, decreased engagement or motivation, and reduced results. When stress metrics hit the sky and people feel abounded and overwhelmed with so many… Continue reading Four mistakes leaders make and how to minimize their impact

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?

Leadership

Three pillars of the simplest model for leadership 

Leadership - a word so often used and at the same time so much misunderstood. The first 20+ years of the 21st century have enlightened the meaning and mystery of leadership. We now talk so much about leadership than management that both concepts have turned into one for many of us. Some people see leadership… Continue reading Three pillars of the simplest model for leadership 

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

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

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