The number 1 mistake leaders make

The number 1 mistake leaders make

 -  Leadership
A couple of weeks ago, when facilitating a session at one of our clients, we ran into a typical situation: Managers expressed frustration because decisions were too often implemented without them being consulted. Sometimes, the CEO just want people to voice their opinion!

The number 1 secret to get the best out of your meetings

 -  Insights / Leadership
Does your company have difficulties too sticking to the foreseen agenda of its meetings? Meeting participants enter long discussions and before they realize it – they’ve spent far too much time on one topic and don’t have sufficient time for a next (far more important) one…. In this insight we’ll dig deeper into a core underlying reason of this problem – and make some suggestions so your meetings won’t get off track.

Thermometer or thermostat

 -  Leadership
When we talk about facilitation, we like to use the analogy of the thermometer and the thermostat. A thermometer measures the temperature; whereas a thermostat not only measures the temperature but also adapts it to reach the desired level.
5 tips to engage your audience when presenting

5 tips to engage your audience when presenting

 -  Leadership
During most presentations, there’s only 1 enthusiastic person in the room: the presenter. Most others are passively daydreaming, or actively using their smartphone. Some presentations are different, though, with engaged audience members sitting on the tip of their seats. Here are 5 tips for you to make your next presentation an energizing moment for those present.
How to retain your top talent

How to retain your top talent

 -  Leadership
When you have great people working for you, you want to keep them… But how do you make sure they STAY at your company, rather than be seduced by opportunities elsewhere? Here are a couple of questions we find helpful for retaining top talent.
Engaging presentation

How to make sure your audience says ‘THAT was an interesting presentation’

 -  Leadership
After many presentations, audience feel a bit ‘dazed’, thinking “waw – thàt was a lot of info”… If you asked them “so – what’s your key takeaway?” – many, if not most, would have a hard time answering. THE sign that the presentation was ‘off target’. So how to prepare an engaging presentation, where your audience considers it was ‘really interesting?