Human brain, the biggest liar of all times
The human brain is a marvelous piece of natural technology. It has many features but there is one that is truly unique and distinguishes us from the rest of the animal kingdom. It can imagine things. The rest of the… Read More ›
The never ending learning
It is a dream of many kids who have to go to school every single day. They sit in the class rooms and dream about holiday or possibly about getting out of school and be like grown-ups and start working,… Read More ›
How to organize your speech
Regardless whether you are in a professional setting or at home you are constantly required to talk, to share information, to answer questions, to influence others, to sell your ideas. It is not just about long public speeches. It is… Read More ›
Allow your team to fail
As a leader using coaching approach to managing people you need to be comfortable with the concept of failure. We as human beings are not perfect and each of us makes mistakes that may lead to failure. If you follow… Read More ›
Let the team win
Had you ever struggled with motivating your team and creating a sense of ownership for a brand new initiative that you came up with? Did you feel like you have to explain everything in a big detail and the team… Read More ›
Is coaching for everyone?
In a post “Coaching approach to leading people” I talked about how to manage people using coaching approach. One question that I sometimes get is whether that approach works for everyone. The simple answer is “yes.” Coaching approach is something… Read More ›
The delusion of multitasking
Most people are really bad at multitasking and if you believe that you are an exception and you can multitask really well it most likely means that you deluding yourself and don’t even realize it. Majority of really important work… Read More ›
Lack of time is just an illusion!
Time management. One of the basic skills you are required to master when moving up the ladder to management positions and in fact in any professional role at all. There are hundreds of books written on the topic (only on… Read More ›
Mentoring by telling stories
One of the most powerful ways to get people to do something new and great is to share stories. Storytelling is art old thousands of years and it can work miracles if done right. As Steve Denning points out in… Read More ›
So you’ve got a remote team. Tricky… part III.
Over the last two weeks I gave you an idea of what questions to ask when building a global organization (So you’ve got a remote team. Tricky… part I.) and how the right mindset is the key to that effort… Read More ›