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.
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.
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.
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.
Change is inevitable. You can either adjust to permanently changing circumstances or ignore them – and bear the consequences…However, despite the obvious need for change, a certain reluctance to change is human. Change often requires to stretch or even leave our comfort zone, and we don’t necessarily like this in the first place.
It is this time of the year to reflect: what have I accomplished this year? What am I most are proud of? What do I want to achieve next year, and how can you overcome my immunity to change to live the life that I want?
Executive Coaching case study: how an overwhelmed Western director in Asia learned to overcome negative self-talk, regain self-confidence, and succeed on his expat assignment.
When you need “Work-Life Balance” something is terribly wrong in your life. The term implies that you are not living while you are working. And when you are not living then aren’t you… err… dead?