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Help us to understand the impact of Organisational Culture, but also the impact on Organisational Culture of COVID-19

In these exceptional times, old habits now offer us less support than before. So we have to look for new habits or adapt our old habits to the new context. Bringing focus to what is important to us personally and to the organization we work for, can help us. Our (organizational) values are ideal instruments… Lees verder Help us to understand the impact of Organisational Culture, but also the impact on Organisational Culture of COVID-19

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Don’t Let “Perfect” Be the Enemy of “Good”

We should all strive to do our best, but if you always aim for perfection, you may blow deadlines, annoy your colleagues, and miss out on opportunities. Instead of never being satisfied with “good enough,” talk to others about their standards. What does a good job look like to your boss, peer, or client? What… Lees verder Don’t Let “Perfect” Be the Enemy of “Good”

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Grenzen leren aangeven betekent meer dan NEE leren zeggen

Gedrag Herkent u zich in sommige of een aantal van de volgende kenmerken? Wie moeilijk nee zegt: gaat snel in op hulpvragen die gesteld worden en zelfs op vragen die niet eens gesteld wordenwil anderen niet teleurstellen of voor het hoofd stotenis bang voor conflicten en dus conflictmijdendheeft de neiging om het iedereen naar de… Lees verder Grenzen leren aangeven betekent meer dan NEE leren zeggen

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Culture is about HOW you do things … also in these uncertain times

I hope you are safe and adapting to the new normal. I usually don't send more than one email per week, but these are unusual circumstances, requiring that we move faster than normal. As you establish new policies and procedures for remote working and sick leave, navigate the ways in which potential disruptors like coronavirus… Lees verder Culture is about HOW you do things … also in these uncertain times

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Focus on what you can influence

Many people are overwhelmed by what is happening. Of course, when you look at the big picture, the problems look huge, but as an individual you don't have to solve every problem in the world. Focus on what you can influence and enlarge your area of influence step-by-step How can you create a framework that… Lees verder Focus on what you can influence

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Ego can stand in the way of good leadership

When our egos are threatened, we hold on to past decisions for too long, we react defensively to or “explain away” negative feedback from teams or customers, and we get emotional when we need to be rational. Fortunately, mindfulness meditation can serve as an antidote, allowing you to see things more objectively and to form… Lees verder Ego can stand in the way of good leadership

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Stuck in a Mid-Career Rut? Get Help from a Mentor

It might sound odd, but people need the most help not at the beginning of their careers, but in mid-career — especially when it comes to making decisions. That’s a key finding from a research study publish by Harvard Business Review. They have found that one reason for not adapting to this meaningful shift in… Lees verder Stuck in a Mid-Career Rut? Get Help from a Mentor

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Mission Statements for Different Roles

Here's a different concept but one that makes great sense to me. It's from Stephen Covey's "7 Habits of Highly Effective People". We've talked about establishing goals but we never divided up the different parts of our life with mission statements. This might help us with establishing priorities in goals as well as realizing what… Lees verder Mission Statements for Different Roles

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Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

Relationships are a big part of being happy at work. Whether your job is demanding or mundane, you’re more likely to feel fulfilled if you regularly spend time with colleagues who support you and help you create a sense of purpose. Think through your values (who you are) and objectives (what you want to do).… Lees verder Invest in Work Relationships That Help You Feel Fulfilled

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Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed

I already gave feedback in the past … many times … but nothing was done with my input. They don’t listen. When it comes to organizational change, most companies have some track record of failure. That’s why leaders who are beginning new change efforts should acknowledge those that fell short in the past. Employees have… Lees verder Start a Change Effort by Acknowledging Past Efforts That Failed