“I hate to say I told you so, but have you all seen what customers are saying about our new ads? We should have chosen a different theme; the current campaign is a disaster!”, shouted Joe, one of the marketers on the new product team. A few people in the room sighed. “He is such […]
Motivation and growth
Top 5 Things To Do Before You Change Jobs
Today, the average person changes jobs ten to fifteen times during his or her career. Many workers spend five years or less in each job, so they devote more time and energy transitioning from one job to another. Research shows that millennials change jobs even more frequently. In 2015, LinkedIn prepared a survey in which […]
Why we shouldn’t fear conflict at work?
Have you ever wondered why some meetings are engaging but others lack even the tiniest bit of energy? Why some teams thrive in creativity while others are stagnant for months if not years? Why some companies are the technological vanguard of the world while others just can’t reach a certain level of innovation and fall […]
5 dysfunctions of a team: Absence of Trust
“We have a more experienced and talented executive team than any of our competitors. We have more cash than they do. We have better core technology. And we have a more powerful board of directors. Yet in spite of all that, we are behind two of our competitors in terms of both revenue and customer […]
Team building workshops with a SWOT analysis
Last year I was attending a conference on management and processes optimization. One of the speakers presented an interesting result of the research conducted in the number of companies. During the study, researchers asked the managers and employees about how they evaluated the maturity and implementation of different processes in their organizations. The speaker displayed […]
Why being optimist alone is not enough for your business?
A few days ago I was talking with one of my friends who works for a large Internet company. A few months ago his team conducted a one-day workshop to find the most promising features which they could deliver to their users next year. So, he explained, we did everything by the book. They met […]
2 secrets to increase your productivity in 2016
The year 2015 is almost over and the upcoming new year brings new opportunities and more chance for positive change. This time of the year is a great time not only to sum up all your previous achievements but also make new plans for the next one. From the previous year, I’ve learned that no […]
3 habits of effective entrepreneur in practice
The digital age and ruthless competition have caused us to become obsessed with productivity and constant improvements. This hype about achieving more in the same amount of time is not a surprise when we consider the statistics — for example, eight out of ten new businesses will fail within the first 18 months. In response […]