Recent Posts - page 2

  • Why You Desperately Need More Interruptions At Work

    Not all interruptions are created equal. Many of them can slow down your progress on a given task but can provide vital information for long-term success and, more importantly, make you feel valued. They create a feeling that you belong.

  • 8 Tips On How To Manage A Hybrid Team

    Running a hybrid organization is more demanding and requires a more thoughtful approach than when everyone is in the office. Things need to be better planned and better communicated. This additional effort is not wasted as it leads to better results. Give enough attention to everyone regardless of location so they feel they truly belong.

  • How To Hire Superior Team Players

    Hire those who want to be in the organization and who identify with its values and goals. Hire those who are driven and want to deliver results. Hire those who will put their ego aside for the good of the team.

  • Being A Little Weird Is Good For You

    There is no such thing as being normal. We are all different in some way. Normal is not a question of biology and genes. It is a question of social agreement, environment, and context. You can try to hide and change your weirdness, or you can embrace it.

  • How Much Money Is Enough?

    The “money can’t buy you happiness” quote is valid only if you spend your money wrong. If you purchase luxuries and generally any goods you consume or that just sit in your house, you won’t buy happiness.

  • Why There Are So Few Women In Technology

    To have more women in IT, we need to give them more female role models to follow. It means giving more women a chance to succeed in technology to show the little girls a potential future.

  • Zoom Fatigue Is Real And What To Do About It

    Video calls can create a feeling of belonging, but they are also a significant drain on your cognitive abilities and lead to stress. Learn to switch the camera off every now and then, and don’t enforce video on from those who are not comfortable with it.

  • The Art And Science Of Perfect Timing

    You can increase your chances of getting through evaluations based on subjective criteria by merely showing up at the right time. If you evaluate others, understanding what’s going on in your brain will improve your chance of being fair and pick those who are genuinely the best, not those who showed up at the right time.

  • How Money Destroyed Humanity

    The key to sustainable living is gratitude, appreciation, collaboration, and reciprocity. Once you switch your mindset and you start appreciating and sharing, you become part of a world where even though the resources are finite, there is enough for everyone.

  • The Future Of Workplace Is Hybrid

    The remote work is here to stay and it requires such a significant change in the way we manage work and lead people that very few companies can do it truly well. The hybrid model, though challenging in itself, is a good intermediate step that will allow companies, managers, and workers to adjust step by step.