Aristotle asserted long ago in his Politics: “Man is by nature a social animal … Anyone who either cannot lead the common life or is so self-sufficient as not to need to, and therefore does not partake of society, is either a beast or a god.” Social connections are an equally important need to our … Continue reading How to bring more connection to the workplace?
I said goodbye to a close friend; cold calls; loads of rejections; free workshops; dating apps; endless networking; long hours; some extra weight; many airports; unresponsive clients; fakeness; multitasking; attachment to material stuff… I welcomed my newborn nephew Lukas; new love; spent and made time for family; strengthened some old friendships and made new; experienced … Continue reading Saying goodbye to 2018…
When presenting the co-active leadership model, I usually encourage people to figure out in which of the dimensions they are least comfortable in and what do they need to practice the most and get out of their comfort zone – so as to get the juiciest learnings. Mine has been the leader beside. Being a … Continue reading The challenge of co-hosting – the Leader Beside!
When teaching “Transforming Conflicts” in a workshop, we got the question of the Compromise. Why not COMPROMISE? Would that not be the solution towards Win-Win? Imagine this picture: you are to choose between wearing sporty and classy shoes. What would the compromise be? Wear the left sporty and the right foot classy, right? Chris Voss, … Continue reading Why NO Compromise?
We are all leaders of our own life – we hear that often and what does that really mean? One of my niches is self-leadership and I work a lot with my clients on that. It is a topic I love as it is so powerful to realize that you actually do have a choice. … Continue reading What is self-leadership?
How do you navigate your life? When the tides are low and the tides are high? How do you steer your ship in a rough sea? In a quiet one? Do you simply let it float? What guides you? We all have our navigation system. At the core of this navigation system stand ethics, morals … Continue reading The never-failing compass in your life
Once upon a time there was a beautiful peacock that had all the colours of the rainbow in his feathers. Everywhere he went, he was admired. Everyone wanted to touch or have a selfie with him. The peacock admired all the attention and was quite happy that he was the centre of the zoo. All … Continue reading The little peacock
I am surprised at how often people use the phrase “I don’t know!”. I meet it every day with friends, family, myself and especially with my clients. Sometimes, it seems such a genuine answer especially when people say “Honestly, I have thought long and hard about it and I don’t know!” but it can also … Continue reading Stop “I don’t know!”
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