How to coach yourself

September 2, 2016

Many leaders look for ways to improve themselves: To solve a difficult challenge, to discuss next steps in their career, to become a better people manager. External coaching is of course an option and can have great results. Additionally, one can complement external coaching with self-coaching. Here are three strategies for self-coaching I use for […]

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Always make your bed

March 8, 2016

This is a great reminder by an admiral on a very simple but powerful self-leadership technique: Making your bed. On top of an early accomplishment he highlights another benefit: “And if by chance you had a miserable day, you will come home to a bed that is made. That you made.” 🙂 Click here to […]

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How to be successful in a remote role: Mastering the virtual world

September 29, 2015

A remote role: These words often elicit mixed feelings in employees and especially in young high-potential managers. On the one hand, people like the possibility of taking on a global role without having to move and they appreciate the work-life balance benefits of working more often from home. On the other hand, there are challenges […]

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Miscommunication Bingo

September 18, 2015

Do you often attend meetings? Are some of them bad? I guessed so. Here is my idea for you: When you attend a meeting, try to assess the following bad communication patters and play “Miscommunication Bingo”. Here are the “eight villains” of great meeting communication and team performance. Do you recognize some of them? So, […]

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