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[Translate to Englisch:] Warum und wann wir auf Arbeit trauern sollten

Mr. L. talked to me about his disappointment when he informed his three hundred staff about planned changes. The company, like so many, has undergone many change processes in the past fifteen years, some of…

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Destroy the idea that you have to be constantly working or grinding in order to be successful. Embrace the concept, that rest, recovery, reflection are essential parts of the progress towards a successful and…

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In preparation for a training programme for coaches I held I have been reading and thinking about helpful communication in the last weeks. What is “helpful” communication? I define it as communication that…

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One trend in articles and blogs on leadership over the last yea r has been the theme of humanity, togetherness and ethical leadership. In one of my coaching processes I worked with a manager who is successful…

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Meaningful and Mindful Relationships at Work – But How? Every day we can see at least one TV talk show where politicians from various parties voice their opinions. Voice them? Share them? Fight over them? It is…

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Yes, I admit it. With my own 5 Day Challenges I become a member of the great “self-improvement” brigade. And yes, I stand by this, and I think it is important to question my own assumptions and to work towards…

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Recently while I was training we tried out a structural constellation on the theme of attaining goals. SySt© structural constellations are an unconventional way to work through issues and questions. Specific…

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A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Yesterday in a mediation: “I really do not intend to hurt you.” Followed by a written list of things the other person should change. You can imagine how the other…

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A team leader asked me a while ago if he could “force” his team members to attend a team development event. I do not see “force” as the right word here, but I do think that he can expect them to attend. In his…

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