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Will a Six Pack Make You a Better Person?

With almost 90 years of Napoleon Hill, Stephen Covey, Tony Robbins and all the other gurus, the world should be flooded with rich and happy people by now, shouldn’t it? For most people though, achieving exceptional success is not as easy as many want to make you believe it is. In reality, the Optimization Madness that came as a side-effect of great self-help and motivational advice has a devastating impact: a lot of otherwise well-educated people are terribly unhappy these days…

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European vs. Asian Leaders — or: Useless Discussions vs. Results-Oriented Action

As a leader in the East or in the West, you truly need to embrace diversity & inclusion. It’s not just a buzzword. You need to learn from others and adapt the best from everywhere. You must also keep an eye on your strengths: an overused strength turns into a weakness. And to my European friends, the Germans in particular: I wish you stopped discussing just for the sake of discussions, and instead used your great abilities to focus on getting results…

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Forget about Performance Improvement Plans and Fire Your Low-Performers

Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) usually don’t work. Once you’ve ticked everything on your to do list what a boss needs to do to create an engaging work environment, then low individual performance is usually an indication for just one thing: the employee is simply in the wrong job. No PIP will resolve this problem; it will just prolong the suffering before the employment contract is ultimately terminated.

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Trap #8 That Can Sabotage Your New Executive Career — Believing Your Own Hype

The higher you move up the corporate ladder, the more external confirmation you receive that you are doing things right. And you are receiving less honest and less candid feedback. But such feedback matters, because behaviors that may have been tolerated in your previous job could now seriously sabotage your new role and ultimately your career. Read about typical behaviors that you want to avoid in order to prevent derailment.

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Forging Ahead Whilst Leaving Your Team Behind

Trap #6 That Can Sabotage Your New Executive Career — Forging Ahead Whilst Leaving Your Team Behind

Driven by a pressure to create impressive results quickly, executives in transition often forget the people around them. But a leader without followers is just a man taking a walk. As people are the key to success in any business and any industry, read here how you can leverage your own impact as a leader by pulling your people with you right from the first day.

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