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Develop high performing teams through experimentation

Develop high performing teams through experimentation

As a manager of a team, experimentation can help bring your team along, remove fear, and improve creativity. If you have 1. a team that is reluctant to change and does things “the same way we’ve always done because they work” or “we have already tried that in the past” 2. A team that is afraid to try new things for fear of failure → Then introducing experimentation may be a good way to remove some of the blocks and nurture your team's growth mindset.  I am a strong believer that the...

Help your team overcome emotional and cognitive fatigue

Help your team overcome emotional and cognitive fatigue

As the second wave of pandemic goes across Europe, many countries are introducing additional lockdown measures and many companies are extending work from home until next summer. In these uncertain times of the pandemic which influences our daily lives, our families and friends and our workplaces, we still need to figure out a way to find motivation and focus in all of those areas in order to not only survive but also thrive physically, mentally and emotionally. As leaders, we have additional...

The most important interview questions to predict career growth

The most important interview questions to predict career growth

Being on any side of the job interview table (or computer screen, these days) is not always the most comfortable place to be. Right now many of us are either interviewing others or interviewing for jobs ourselves so we wanted to share some tips on how to prepare well to ensure you find the right candidate or the right job and culture for yourself. Here are three interview questions that should be considered by both aspiring candidates as well as hiring managers: 1. These questions center...

Why are myth and mysticism important for leadership?

Why are myth and mysticism important for leadership?

‘A time to reflect a time to soar’ In August 2020 our family visited Mount St. Michel in Brittany, France. My son and I sat in the Chapel and I told him the story of archangel Michael. The legend goes that he is the one who is fighting for the good, protecting goodness in people and fighting away evil from us and in us. My son really liked the story especially for the fact that in everywhere Michel was portrayed slaying a dragon. He told me that he knows angel Michel is the one fighting for...