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Positive Intelligence™: Overcoming Self-Sabotage and Building Powerful Habits for a (more) Positive Mind

“Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” Voltaire (1694 – 1778) Leaders, We all self-sabotage from time to time, and it can be so automatic that we don't even realize it. However, when this rather destructive thinking continues, it causes us to flounder and draws us further into [...]

By |2023-12-13T23:46:26+02:00November 7th, 2022|Change Management, Cross-Cultural Communication, Leadership Excellence|Comments Off on Positive Intelligence™: Overcoming Self-Sabotage and Building Powerful Habits for a (more) Positive Mind

Beware of Emotional Vampires

Leaders, You do not need to be an expert in vampirism to know that there are people in your work and personal life who can suck the energy out of you. They are experts at pushing your buttons in many shapes or forms. It isn’t that they are intentionally mean to you, or are utterly [...]

By |2024-02-28T11:38:50+02:00February 18th, 2019|Cross-Cultural Communication, Resilience|Comments Off on Beware of Emotional Vampires

Creating a culture of confidence

Leaders, What do you consider the biggest threat to your organization to be? Wrestling with declining revenues? Struggling with intense global competition? Or battling against disruptive new technologies? How about fear? Fear has been spreading throughout organizations – negatively impacting morale, productivity, and the bottom-line. Living in fear is destructive for a team, and kills [...]

How comfortable are you in your discomfort zone?

Leaders, What would you do if there was no fear? Are you setting the stage for progress and confidence? Or are you playing it safe and waiting for the storm to pass? How present and ambitious are your goals? What is the risk of staying in your comfort zone? Are you focused on excellence? Do [...]

A culture of trust needs transparency

Leaders, Everyone wants to be part of a workplace culture that puts a premium on delivering the real truth. Lies and secrets break trust, while honesty and transparency build trust. If trust somehow exists without transparency, this so-called trust is nothing more than an illusion because it is based on what is not real. Transparency is an essential ingredient [...]

The power of gratitude

Leaders*, Well, it’s the time of the year again to reflect on what we have and appreciate. What have you been particularly grateful for? Who deserves a heartfelt gesture of gratitude? Have you seen everyone and all contributions on your team? When it comes to business, it is easy to fall into the trap of [...]

By |2017-11-22T15:41:54+02:00November 22nd, 2017|Cross-Cultural Communication|0 Comments