The 5 Elements of Learning Organizations

Learning Organization: A learning organization is an organization that facilitates and encourages the learning of its members, and as a consequence develops a capacity...

10 Quotes about Strategy and Strategy Execution

A good quote can save the day. Or, at least, an important presentation. It can make people smile. Or laugh. Or make them stop and...

You’re Never Assuming. Or Are You? – Take the Quiz and...

To assume as in to suppose. You know the results of assuming are never good, so you try to avoid assuming. But are you always? Sometimes we...

Personality Types and How They Influence the Way We Lead

  Have you noticed how sometimes people’s decisions, actions, behaviors just don’t make sense? Well, here’s the news: it makes sense for them! Always! The misunderstanding comes...

You Want Better Meetings? – Use the 6 Thinking Hats

Meetings, in general, can be a pool of ideas but also a source of conflict or, the opposite, group thinking. To make sure that not...

Kickstart Collaboration – The Power of Cross-Functional Teams

"Cross pollination of facts, knowledge, questions and ideas can help broaden perspectives." As I have found over and over again, the power of a cross-functional...

Leadership Skills: Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills

Leadership Hard Skills Specific knowledge and abilities required to be successful in your job. Hard skills are teachable skills. They are easier to measure than...

Business Travel and Good Enough Quality Sleep

10 years ago, Jack became what we commonly call a business traveler. When he started to travel for work he was excited about the...

Don’t Stop When You’re Tired. Stop When You’re Done

To start with, if you stop when you’re tired, you have already stopped waaaay too late. You might have heard about the Pomodoro technique (for...

9 Quotes for Leaders who Inspire

1. Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790 Benjamin Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat....

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