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Let us be the true Heroes of 2017!

Saturday December 31st, 2016 1 comment

2016 leaves 2017 and ourselves confronted to many challenges, from Aggressions, Bombardments, Crisis, Desertification, Exclusion, Fighting, Guerrilla, Hunger, Isolationism, Job destruction, Kidnappings, child Labour, Malnutrition, Nationalism, Oligarchies, Pollution, Questioning under torture, Racism, Sexism, Terrorism, Unemployment, Violence, War, Xenophobia, Yellow fever to Zika I remain convinced that Women and Men of Goodwill will manage to transform 2017 into a positive year.…

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Strong Content Leaders get compliance, not commitment!

Friday December 16th, 2016 2 comments

I know I have shown Leonhard Bernstein’s clip twice before on this blog but I would like you to put yourself at the place of a highly gifted and professional musician in an Opera or even better a symphonic orchestra led by him or Ricardo Muti, another glorious and highly competent conductor. Then, make the parallel for work. What if…

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Teaching an ice hockey goalie to dance

Thursday December 8th, 2016 4 comments

In my youth, I played ice hockey as a goal-tender. My school team and I even ended-up Swiss Champions of the private schools. Every training session saw me lose several kilos in sweat, due to the heavy weight (up to 20 kilos) of equipment, needed to protect us from physical contacts (I still have the scar of a skate hitting…

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VW to slash 30k jobs: are they creating or reacting? By Nick van Heck

Friday December 2nd, 2016 2 comments

I consider Nick van Heck as an exceptional human being: in him, one may find both an unorthodox strategist and an unusual coach. He uses and lives Logos (rationale), Ethos (Value Building Behaviours) and Pathos (his emotional side) with a rare balance. He runs the elp Network. I encourage you to follow his company’s blog, different from this one and…

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