In case of doubt, trust yourself. Just trust. Trust is the antidote to 99.9% of our issues. And we simply disregard this truth because it sounds so easy, too simple. But really, in case of doubt, trust.
Top of the list of a manager’s drama is the corporate intrinsic issue of Work Life Balance: huge challenge in complex matrix organizations where deadlines always seem to be for yesterday and stakeholders who put the pressure on the matrix are somewhat not reachable for an intelligent discussion. Where I got it wrong: For some time, … More Rethinking corporations: escaping the beast, work-life balance and the corporate dream
Comes the moment on this path to stop and question for real: How courageous am I? You may be completely satisfied with your life, totally in tune with your decisions and progressing in flow. You may also still be peeling the onion, quite sure you haven’t reached the core yet where this beautiful you is … More Creativity and courage: getting ready to switch and jump
If you have a constant mental chatter questioning your key decisions or worse, prohibiting you from taking important steps, life quickly becomes a drainer. Analytical doubt was my distinctive signature. What served me well career-wise became my biggest barrier in personal life. I championed the devil’s advocate game for any given issue, taking all and … More Building trust in relationships: the greatest learning from a born doubter to those who doubt too much
When is the last time you stayed to listen what your heard? Do you remember one case? Maybe with your best friend the day before his big work presentation; your sister overwhelmed with work and who just had another fight with that girl from Supply Chain; your colleague who had a nervous breakdown in the elevator … More The six mistakes and three golden rules of mindful listening
You’ve explored the world, tried different jobs, crossed thousands of people’s paths and made many friends. You had wonderful moments of joy and also deep sorrows. And then one day you said to yourself: but what is this all about? What I am actually searching? We are all seekers of our BIG DREAM, beyond our quest … More The art of finding your BIG Dream: are you ready to leave the shore?
Are you wondering which job you should take next? When and in which company? if you should start your own venture? What industry you should choose and which function? How you will find your dream job? What your purpose is? Then keep going! But don’t make this an obsession because it is an ongoing iterative … More Career planning: the 7 most important lies