Post-truth management, a wolf pack and three metrics for success

December 2, 2016

                      White Snow. A pack of 25 wolves. The first 3 are the older or sick & they set the pace of the group. If it were on the contrary, they would be left behind and lost contact with the pack. In ambush case they […]

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10 strategies to grow as a leader

September 23, 2016

You are a leader. You have done all the basic training. You have things under control. What to do next to grow and develop yourself further? Here are ten strategies: 1. Become a “leader of leaders” If you are a leader, try to re-organize your group or organization in such a way that you become a […]

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What is your Human Intelligence Task Ratio?

January 15, 2016

Some time ago I went to a local sandwich shop. I frequently order just simple bread with vegetables. So I did the same thing on that day: “Just a bread roll with salad please.” The answer: “This is not possible.” Me: “Why?” The answer: “There is no number for that.” Me: “But I can see […]

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Leadership Language: Sesame Street or Philosopher style?

November 4, 2015

Do you recognise this scenario: You are listening to somebody and you understand everything immediately and you are totally convinced. You might have come across what I would call a “King style” communicator. At other times, you are listening to a manager and what he or she says sounds like a string of never ending […]

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Five presentation metrics for business presenters and managers

October 16, 2015

We all know it: great business presentations are key to leadership success. So it might be worth spending some time improving these presentations. But how do you best improve them? By asking for feedback? Very often we hear the following if we ask for feedback: “It was ok”; “Weeeellll”; “Yeah”; or “You were nervous”; And […]

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Five metrics for leaders and managers

September 8, 2015

  Recently, I came across an article about why CEO’s get fired. Key conclusion: it is often the leadership style that causes the outing. Therefore, focusing and improving one’s leadership skills is vital. But on top of standard leadership training and coaching there are also a couple of leadership metrics or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that can […]

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