Whatever our level of seniority, whatever our level of achievement – there are moments where we feel stressed about an upcoming meeting. Here are some tips to reduce your stress level and enhance your impact and charisma.
You want to make sure people around you (coworkers, clients, family) will make the best decision? You want to guide them towards the ‘right’ decision – yet you want them to have freedom of choice? Read this book and learn about the power of ‘nudges’.
Many leaders have a hard time being tough as they want to maintain positive relationships at work. Here are some tips to help you establish when it is necessary to be more assertive, and how to go about it.
Dealing with conflict is not easy. Conflict situations tend to be complex. We won’t be able to give a ‘quick and dirty miracle recipe’ in this insight. But we will provide a concept that might prove very helpful.
Being able to create memorable moments (also known as defining moments) is not something ‘blurry’. Chip and Dan Heath, the authors of this book, have identified the 4 key components of memorable moments. Throughout the book, they provide very pragmatic advice on how to put these components into implementation so you too can proactively create those magic moments.
Are you preparing a difficult presentation? Is there a risk the audience won’t be cooperative? Are they likely to oppose the suggestions you’re about to make? Do you expect little political games? Attendants blocking your constructive ideas? Here are 5 tips to influence more easily, and have more impact with your presentation.
What type of leader are you? In this post, we give an overview of the 4 main leadership styles, as well as the typical traits of each of these styles. Curious? There we go!
You know how important it is that as a leader to have your team member’s back. Yet, as a leader you also want to give the necessary firm feedback. Here are some tips to be firm ànd loyal when a great team member is disappointing you.
It’s a classic: the town hall meetings where nobody asks questions. The board meetings where only some people voice their opinion. The company meetings where only few people take part in the conversation. There could be many reasons for this, including corporate culture. Often, the silence is also linked to personal discomfort – speaking up … Continued
Have you ever had a difficult team member? Somebody who was very strong and incredibly driven, yet at the same time turned out to be a true ‘nuisance’ to everybody around. Going solo, criticizing others, not acting upon what was asked,… Here’s how to deal with such a person