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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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When physical distance increases, enhance emotional proximity

The COVID-19 pandemic is a pressure test for the entire (health, society & business) system.  As a leader this poses new challenges to maintain/build team resilience. Now that you’ve got tools to connect with your colleagues, it’s important to use them regularly to support ongoing communication and connection.  A sense of loneliness and isolation can… Lees verder When physical distance increases, enhance emotional proximity

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Embrace the Q&A After Your Presentation

You can manage a fear of public speaking by thoroughly rehearsing your presentation. But what about the part of the talk that is less in your control: the question-and-answer period? Don’t worry, there are several things you can do to prepare. Some competenties you can learn: Empathy: Think about the types of things that audience… Lees verder Embrace the Q&A After Your Presentation

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Estimating how tight the ‘trauma knot’ is

Source: “Trauma in organization”/ “Stuck” by Philippe Bailleur As such, the approach described by Philippe Bailleur depends on the perceived tightness of the ‘trauma knot’. Step by step, he comes to a guiding ordering out of which a suitable approach can be developed. It is especially important for all involved parties that there is clarity… Lees verder Estimating how tight the ‘trauma knot’ is

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Another Reason to Help Employees Feel Authentic at Work

People want the freedom to be their authentic selves at work. There are many benefits to authenticity, and one of them - research shows - is that it encourages ethical behavior. When people feel that their professional responsibilities align with their personal values, they’re more likely to act in ways that support those values (and… Lees verder Another Reason to Help Employees Feel Authentic at Work

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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

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How Leaders Build Trust

To be effective, leaders need their team’s trust. But how do you get that trust — and how do you get it back if you’ve lost it? Three behaviors are essential. Positive Relationships. Trust is in part based on the extent to which a leader is able to create positive relationships with other people and… Lees verder How Leaders Build Trust

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Help Your Team Embrace Change

Having a workforce that’s ready and able to harness change will make the difference between success and failure. Leaders at every level need to embrace and model how to engage in and affect change. Personal leadership and engagement, however, is not enough. For change to be operationalized, you need to inspire your team to be… Lees verder Help Your Team Embrace Change