This year may have had its highs and lows. There is probably a lot you can be proud of and a lot to be grateful for. There may be things which you have been putting off, and which you really want to change next year – isn’t a New Year a great opportunity to start on a blank page? Follow these five “simple” steps to make next year (even) better.
I asked a multi-national team about their best and worst bosses: what did they do that motivated you? What did they do that de-motivated you? Their answers were plain and simple. It does not take magic to be a great leader!
Coaching over the phone or Internet provides many advantages over coaching in person. Most people never think about that. Here are my top seven reasons why you must try coaching over the phone.
Is Executive Presence something you need to be born with? Whilst it may come more natural for some than for others, the good news is that executive presence is neither magic nor something only a few selected are born with. Executive presence is basically a set of specific behaviors. And we all can learn new behaviors and habits.
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.