The beginning of a New Year is a great opportunity to close a chapter, and have a fresh new start on a blank page. Reflection can help you set the right direction for the future, and these coaching question may be useful for you to focus on what matters most.
This time of the year is always a good time to reflect and to plan for the next year. Most people I work with are extremely busy, and many tell themselves that they don’t have any time for reflection. But if you don’t find that time, you will find yourself always in reactive mode, just somehow picking up the pieces that others throw at you. At the end of the day you feel you have not accomplished much — and suddenly you notice another year has just rushed by, and you wonder what you have actually done the whole time…
As a manager these days, you often have to lead without formal authority, that is leading without being the boss. You may work on a project with peers internationally, or your may be an expert without any direct reports who is never less expected to exert influence on the organization. This may sound difficult, but will eventually get a lot easier, be fun eventually, when you follow these seven steps.
Why do some executive coaching assignments yield much better results than others? When I reviewed my coaching assignments of the past few years, I discovered one difference that makes a big difference….
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.
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!