The importance of compassion and happiness for effective cross-cultural leadership and successful business in Thailand. Harald Link’s keynotes speech at the Annual Ordinary General Meeting of the German Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, March 13, 2014.
The best advice I ever got on dealing with emails? Just don’t read them! At least not first thing in the morning.
How much freedom do you have at work? And how much freedom do you allow your employees?
Weak managers fear that employees abuse freedom at work. Effective 21st century leaders however trust their employees. They believe that giving them autonomy brings out the best in them. Instead of micromanaging tasks and time, effective leaders manage expectations. They encourage, empower, and enable individuals to take ownership and deliver results instead of telling them what to do and how to do it.
Should mobile phones be turned off during business meetings and coaching sessions? Yes? This real story might change your mind.
Setting goals is overrated. In fact, setting “SMART” goals can set you up for failure. You may run after your goals like the donkey after the carrot in front of the cart. You never reach it – or if you do, you may find it’s not as tasty as you expected.
To find a more rewarding work and a fulfilling life get clarity about your passion, find the matching skills, and see how what you do can create value for others.
Your performance at work does not only depend on your managerial & leadership skills. It also depends on how well you function physically. And this depends largely on what you eat and how you exercise!
Are you a Meeting Marathoner? Or an Email Maniac? Unfortunately, most of today’s corporate managers fall in either of the two categories. Or both. Apply three simple steps to become super productive in your job immediately!
I love coaching! It’s an honor for me to accompany others for a while along their journey, and seeing clients progress in their personal and professional lives is utmost rewarding. Some coaching experiences can be very touching, surprising, or scary. Let me share some of the moments that left a lasting impression.
Executives may find their own leadership development frustrating at times. It’s not their lack of skills, but being overly ambitious and their lack of understanding learning processes that get into their way. Following three simple steps will make your personal growth so much more enjoyable.