Ho, ho, ho – Christmas is near and your year as a manager will end soon. Time to have a critical look at your managerial capacities: what is the one leadership skill you evolved with in 2012, what was your biggest success this year and what is your greatest deficiency as a people manager?
How do you compare to Santa Claus? After all, he is a charismatic leader, respected authority, he manages a stable team of top performers (and if one of the elves or reindeers left, he managed well because we did not notice anything), the client experience is superior and he gets the job done year after year by respecting a strict deadline and staying calm, reassuring and positive.
Here come the 5 key success factors that make Ol’ Santa a better manager than you: Read more
It’s Halloween and time for a special edition.
Did you already notice that your boss is a little weird sometimes and often shows strange behavior which you do not understand? A possible explanation is that he is a serial killer (though there may be other reasons).
Let’s have a closer look at 4 points a serial killer and your boss have in common:
Are you really leading your team, or do you tell your people what to do and how?
Have you ever asked yourself what’s the managing secret behind an anthill? It’s a challenge to lead a unit of that size, am I right?
In the context of an anthill, most people think of swarm intelligence. Some think of stupid animals doing simple things. Forget about that. It’s not about intelligence, it’s about attitude to work and communication.
Let’s have a look at the 7 reasons that make the success of an anthill. And what are the 6 tips from our little friends the ants for humans: Read more
Most techniques you need to survive in intelligence and counter espionage will not help you to get a promotion or a pay rise when you have a white-collar job.
But when we look closer at it, it turns out some of James Bond’s skills can help us to become better in our jobs no matter if we are sales consultants or purchase managers.
Read on for the 10 most important lessons to learn from 007:
“How to be a good headhunter” is one of the terms that directs most of the traffic to this blog. Here comes my posting about how to be successful in recruitment, based on more than 10 years experience in this industry and after having trained, coached or interviewed hundreds of recruiters from all over the world.
Markets may be slightly different from country to country yet the characteristics that make you a top performer in Las Vegas also work in London or in Singapore.
Here is my quintessential list on how to be a good headhunter in any market or economic cycle Read more
Greetings from Las Vegas!
Some love It, some hate it yet guess what, I learned many things from this city that can help you for your career.
What are these things?