Positivity & Engagement: Co-Creation

Positivity & Engagement: Co-creation

 -  Leadership / Positive
You’ve had a couple of steering Committees, everything seemed to go well. There were not a lot of reactions but things were moving forward. And then suddenly people in your Steering Committee start putting things into questions: they come back on previous decisions, nothing is certain anymore, … You are confused: what just happened?
7 minute app

Seven minutes – it doesn’t take more

 -  Sustainable
Are you frustrated too when others make you do things you don’t feel like doing? Your boss pushes through option B whereas you were so convinced option A was the right one…; You have to do some administrative tasks, and you just hate those…; Your family asks your help, right now, and now is really not the right moment… Dealing with unwelcome requests sure is a difficult thing…
5 tips deal with judas

5 tips on how to deal with a ‘judas’ at work

 -  Leadership / Positive
Have you ever encountered them? Those people who are pleasant and forthcoming when you are with them, but who act against you once you have turned your back? If you have dealt with such colleagues, you know how frustrating it is, especially if you are their boss. In this insight we’ll provide a couple of ideas on how to deal with a backstabbing coworker.
Book review ‘The Gifts of Imperfection’

Book review: ‘The Gifts of Imperfection’ by Brené Brown

 -  Sustainable
Striving for quality is a power engine for many of us. And that’s great. Beware however when the underlying thought becomes we have to be PERFECT (as not being perfect = being unworthy) . If we think so, in the end we might not achieve all that much anymore…. Brené Brown’s main idea in this book is: let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are.
setting through even when it feels awkward

3 tips to get yourself to act when it feels uncomfortable

 -  Leadership / Sustainable
Isn’t it a nuisance when there’s something we don’t like to do (because it feels awkward), yet we know we ought to act? Typically we hesitate for a moment … and then we say ‘no … I’ll do it next time’. Initially we’re very happy about our decision – there’s that feeling of instant relief … However, a bit later, we realize we played too safe … and sometimes we start blaming ourselves…. In this insight we’ll give a couple of tips on how to effectively deal with feeling uncomfortable.
The power of acting now

Why now is all there is

 -  Positive
We all know how important it is to create a sense of urgency. But are we good at it? Do we get ourselves to act immediately and consistently on what matters most? Do we get others to do so? In this insight we want to dig a little deeper into what it takes to create the right sense of urgency.