The MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®) is the most powerful personality instrument to enhance leadership capabilities, improve communication, and boost team effectiveness. MBTI® looks at four dichotomies: direction of energy, perception, decision making, and life orientation. This results in sixteen basic personality types. Understanding your personality and how you are different from others helps you lead people to success as well as to grow personally & professionally.
Organizational complicatedness has risen by a factor of 35 since 1955 according to the Harvard Business Review.
If you too spend more time reporting KPIs rather than achieving them, here’s the way out: get the big picture first, then focus on less. Identify the critical few success factors to achieve your organizations’s overall goal, and focus on these consistently.
To make your way effectively thorough the jungle of performance targets, simply keep the three keys to success in mind: Direction, Focus and Execution! Once you do this consistently you will be amazed how success will trigger even more success.
Last week Germany lost their greatest humorist Vicco von Bülow aka Loriot. What many don’t know is that before Loriot became so successful, he struggled to pay the rent for his apartment. No other skill distinguishes truly successful people from the rest more dramatically than persistence. In order to succeed, you have to remain persistent in the tough times. Believe in your dream and keep going!
Are you smart and highly motivated? Are you successful but somehow you feel you could achieve more? Are you frustrated because you don’t know how you will ultimately get where you want to be? Here are the four main reasons why you might not utilize your full potential – yet – and how you can turn this around.
Do you want to achieve more in less time? Then you are like most of my Executive Coaching clients: successful managers who still feel they stay behind their full potential despite working around the clock. They think they could achieve even more if they were less distracted during the day-to-day business. Famous blogger Yaro Starak published…
Are you busy being busy but still not getting the results you desire? Do you feel something is just not right? Then step of the hamster wheel for a moment and start to do things differently. Or to do different things.
Learn about the seven most common mistakes that individuals as well organizations make when it comes to tasks and people issues. Learn to avoid them to unleash your potential as great leader while maintaining a healthy balance.
The end of the year is a time to reflect and to evaluate our lives. Sometimes we find that there are some areas that need improvement. Often, it’s about our job. It’s unbelievable how many people I meet who are unhappy with their professional lives.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is an utmost useful personality instrument for making career decisions. Basically it is an assessment that helps you understand yourself and others better. MBTI looks at the natural preference on where a person directs their energy, how they take in information, how they make decisions, and how they orient their lives. Although Myers-Briggs cannot measure your skills or how you will perform in a certain job, it can help you to find out which type of work will feel natural to you and what working environment will suit you best.
Coaching is about finding out what is it that really counts in your life. The values that are important to you will determine what motivates you personally and professionally – as well as what is holding you back. Thus, does it make sense to distinguish between Life Coaching and Executive Coaching?
A review on the recent article “So, What is Executive Coaching” on FoxBusiness.
Small teams depend on every single person. Large teams not necessarily. If the key to success in a small enterprise is putting their staff first, how about a big organization?
Earlier this month psychologist and Nobel laureate Daniel Kahnemann and Angus Deaton of renowned Princeton University published a study in which they related the “well-being” of American people to their income. In a country that constitutes the “pursuit of happiness” in their declaration of independence, the press had a field day with this article of course.
The Bloomberg Businessweek came up with a more daring headline: “After $75,000, Money Can’t Buy Day-to-Day Happiness”
And a blog which I will not name here takes the cake with “Money Can Buy Happiness, Study Finds — But Only Up To $75,000”
Wow, have we found the ultimate answer to one of the essential questions in life now? Do we know now that money will make us happy, at least to a certain extent? And can we indeed identify that what we all should aim for is the optimum income of 75,000 US$ a year?
The answer is: not quite…