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

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

Personal Development

Should you quit or not? – decisions for employees

The years with the COVID pandemic were exhausting for everyone. Many employees moved out of the office, but at the same time, tried to keep as productive as they could, to keep the tempo and the results the companies insisted on. Many companies try to balance the workload, but at the end of the journey,… Continue reading Should you quit or not? – decisions for employees

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

Why do people adopt one idea  

Have you ever asked yourself what makes people support one idea instead of another? Ideas dominate the political scene, and in the last several years, we see how extended supported models are stepping back In favor of new understandings, paradigms, and concepts that are at the same time fresh and with no evidence that will… Continue reading Why do people adopt one idea  

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

Motivation and satisfaction

Three definitive relations for every leader to formulate meaningful recognition  

The need for recognition evolves every day. Now more people are talking about being recognized at work or giving praise to others. Employers invest actively in different programs and approaches. HR departments "build" actively "the next big recognition tool." After all these efforts, many companies still experience high turnover levels, see non-satisfied employees, and lose… Continue reading Three definitive relations for every leader to formulate meaningful recognition  

Leadership

Six things you can do as a leader to support your team

Living in the Leadership era, some managers still use the old hierarchical management tools in their work. That clashes the company and team culture and causes stress in the teams. The new reality demands that the old ways have to be forgotten or fully transformed if the leaders want to achieve sustainable results. The team's… Continue reading Six things you can do as a leader to support your team

Motivation and satisfaction

6 reasons for good employees to quit

Dynamics in the workplace raises every year. The modern workplace has become more flexible, but also more demanding. Some people are surviving in this unfamiliar environment, while others cannot make it. This second group of people leaves the company at a particular moment in time. People from it are often defined as the ones who… Continue reading 6 reasons for good employees to quit