Assertiveness is not aggressiveness. It means meeting the world with an attitude of "I'm ok, you're ok", treating others as adults, and asking out loud for what we want. It's a good base state for a leader.
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One surprisingly accurate way to figure out the true values at work in your environment, is to analyse the commonly used phrases and sayings from conversations and meetings.
Define your own values and those you want to support your team to reach its goals. Then discuss these with your people. A common set of operational values provides clarity, strengthens cohesion, and improves productivity.
We are delighted to have been invited to provide training to the INTERCEPT-MDS European Network which is led by Dr. Marcus Buschbeck from the Josep Carreras Leukemia Research Institute, aand are grateful to the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innova… [more]
Leaders tend to procrastinate in roles which are both important and uncomfortable for them, which sabotages their success. One way out of this bind is to ask your mentor. Another way is to ask your coach.
We all remember those bad days when nothing works out and it seems as if the world is against us. On such days we need a special tonic to pick us up. Here's a recipe: Record successes (no matter how small), compliments, praise and positive feedback… [more]
"Between stimulus and response lies a space. In that space lie our freedom to choose a response. In our response lies our growth and our happiness." -- Viktor FranklAnd in this also lies our resilience.
A surefire way to free up some time for yourself as a leader is to master the noble art of delegation. Along with developing trust in your people.
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What qualities do excellent leaders you have worked with display? Here are the qualities are participants have named over the years. Which of these do you share, or could begin to?
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Enduring Leadership Excellence is about how you interact with yourself, your team, your organisation and your environment. Self-Awareness is key.
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Project Management is not just something we train; recently, it’s also been something we’ve been living. I decided in 2017 to move from Baden-Baden to somewhere near Heidelberg, to be closer to our clients and to reduce the wear & tear of tra… [more]