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.
What is your definition of success? To have the highest status? To be first percentile in every area of life? Life has taught us that one can have a high status yet not feel successful. Here’s a definition of success that helps you live the life you desire the most.
We bet it happens to you too: you have those good intentions (taking more time for family, applying key insights from a book, communicating better towards your teams, …) – and after some time you realize you didn’t progress at all (or worse – you forgot about your intention). The reason? Most will answer ‘no time’. … Suite
Making difficult trade-offs is so frustrating. It takes a lot of time, often there’s that nagging feeling of doubt, sometimes even guilt, and all of that for an undesired end result: choosing ONE of two options whereas you wanted BOTH. The other day we had one of those typical dilemma’s. We had planned to speak … Suite
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 … Suite
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
It happens often – ‘big, empty talkers’ receiving an assignment, a promotion or a raise, and others feeling frustrated because they consider they were the ones who deserved the ‘prize’. There is good news. You can get that assignment, that promotion, or that raise in the future. By relentlessly showing how good you are. How to do so? Here are 5 tips.
Molière died of tuberculosis at the age of 51, while on stage in the middle of a live performance of, precisely, Le Malade Imaginaire. Yes, imaginaire. Imagine Molière could have doubled his longevity, that is, living 100 years. How many more genious-pieces would his intelligence and imagination have created? Mozart would correct me, arguing that “Neither intelligence nor imagination, nor both together, go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.”