The Words of Leadership

The Words of Leadership: Gratitude

Do you know how powerful gratitude is?

The Words of Leadership: Tension

Leadership is art and science, perhaps more art than science... Many years ago, I watched an interview on TV with the lead guitarist of a famous Italian rock band. One of the questions was, 'What is your definition of Rock?'. I still remember his answer.

The Words of Leadership: Clarity

In the ever-evolving realm of leadership, one thing is certain: uncertainty. We all seek reassurance, especially in ambiguous times, but as leaders, providing the definite certainty everyone desires can be challenging.

Chapter 5: You have the power to choose

When we shift our perspective on failure as a means for learning, growth, and innovation, it contains the seeds of future success. Do you have the right tools and support to manage this shift? How do you respond to any situation, stressful event, or failure?

Chapter 4: If you win today, will you win tomorrow?

We emphasize the importance of learning from failures. How about successes? Learning from success comes with its unique challenges and is equally important!

Chapter 3: When failure is the only option

Growth happens when we gather the courage to attempt things we’ve never tried and engage in actions we’ve never done.

Chapter 2: The privilege of failure

Failure - it's a reality. It's risky. It's often frustrating.

Chapter 1: The mantra of success

This quote seems to describe the perfect mantra to achieve success, and you won't believe how simple it is.

Give and Take

Gosh, why didn’t I consider this before?

Do you have the Courage to deal with office politics?

Have you ever found yourself in a situation similar to Don Quixote battling windmills? Office politics are a common workplace challenge that can often be overwhelming and unsustainable. What does courage have to do with it?

Are you more brave or courageous?

When I decided to move my whole life and family to Berlin, some people told me I was crazy, some told me I was courageous, and some said I was brave.

My framework for One-on-One Meetings

In the dynamic world of leadership and team management, effective communication is the backbone of success. One of the most powerful tools at the disposal of managers and team members alike is the one-on-one meeting.

The Words of Leadership: Feedback (Part 2 - How to receive)

In this second article about feedback, we will focus on our fear of feedback, how to receive feedback, and, last but not least, we will disclose the rule number zero of feedback.

The Words of Leadership: Feedback (Part 1 - How to give)

Feedback is an essential tool in leadership, with the power to transform individual performance, team dynamics, and overall organizational success. In this first article, we will delve into its etymology, explore the motivation behind it, discuss a practical method for giving feedback, and provide some examples.

What is Coaching ? (and what is not)

Coaching is about helping someone achieve their goals. Let's understand what it means and how coaching differs from other helping modalities.