The objective to change someone else’s behaviours sets us up for failure! 😮 When we start thinking of someone as not doing well enough we approach them from a closed mindset. 😖 Something that you don't want to do when trying to make things work better. 💡 Instead, seek a better understanding of where they are… Continue reading How to Change Their Behaviour
How Experience can be a Stumbling Stone and how to Turn it in to Stepping Stones?
Hint: By letting go of its totality What is your experience with experience? When I finally made it into management my experiences came in handy but not in the way that I had imagined. It didn't seem to matter much. Although I thought I knew everything, I had to learn that I only knew what… Continue reading How Experience can be a Stumbling Stone and how to Turn it in to Stepping Stones?
𝐁𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐥𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐲 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐄𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬
Listening is a skill that comes with baggage. 😮 It works when we have a compelling reason to listen. 😅 However, when we are still engaged in thinking about another topic, feeling stressed, bored, or even under pressure, our listening efforts may fall short of expectations. 😩 Instead of looking to improve your listening skills… Continue reading 𝐁𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐥𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐲 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐄𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬
𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐰𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐨 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐢𝐭
When we are learning about people skills, we hardly see how we are part of the problem. 😮 By human nature, we experience that others are at fault when things are challenging for us. This however creates a dependency on other people to change their behaviour to overcome our challenges. 💡 Instead, try to focus… Continue reading 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐰𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐨 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐢𝐭
On Effective Emails (Podcast Appearance)
"Conversations are an integral part of leadership. Email conversations are the most frequently used mode of communication used in the professional world. In this episode of 'Growth Mindset Conversation', I am talking to Sandy Seeber-Quayle, who is a corporate leader as well as a Coach. She is helping us to reflect on how can you write effective emails to enhance your influence and effectiveness. Listen to the conversation to understand what can you change in your emails?" Mabir Knaur
Getting out of the BOX
From a book every manager should read. What does it mean to “Getting out of the box”? An expression widely used to step out of our thinking. But what sounds easy at first isn’t that easy at all. We often don’t even realise we have a problem since we are stuck in our own experience.… Continue reading Getting out of the BOX
Is Conflict the Road to Peace?
A reflection on Henry Yampolsky’s new book ‘DisSolving Conflict from Within’
Coaching was yesterday — today we are Piloting
Have you ever thought about the word coaching in its original meaning? Going back to around 1550 (yes, that is nearly 500 years), a coach is considered a “large kind of four-wheeled, covered carriage” according to the Online Etymology Dictionary. The use of the word coaching in a sense of training somebody to excel has been established later… Continue reading Coaching was yesterday — today we are Piloting
STOP! You are already skilled!
Here I am, trying to establish myself as someone who helps to get results through others and at the same time realising that this may not be what the world need right now. So I wonder what do we need? Let me take you on a journey of some thoughts and ideas that may pop… Continue reading STOP! You are already skilled!
What others really think
Social awareness according to science journalist Daniel Goleman is one of the four domains of emotional intelligence. Besides the competencies of organisational awareness and service orientation, empathy is the one on the forefront. Understanding others certainly helps to build trusting relationships, but is empathy the magic skill to know what others really think? Social Awareness refers… Continue reading What others really think