Friday, 23 June 2017

8 strategies to boost your positive spirit at work

The most positive people can sometimes find this challenging : how do you manage to stay positive at work when bad news have come in and and when you are surrounded by complainers ? Being positive does not mean denying the existence of difficulties. 

Here are a few tips for you to consider :

Friday, 16 June 2017

6 strategies to build trust with remote colleagues

In the geographically dispersed teams, one of the major difficulties consists in creating a relationship of trust. You cannot force people to trust you, and yet, trust is the essential ingredient which fluidifies the relationships and allows to obtain a true cooperation.
Barriers are multiple: geographical distance which limits the opportunities of 2-way communication and which often means you do not fully understand the local context, cultural distance, language barrier, psychological distance ("they" against "us", headquarters against countries, region A against the region B, etc...)
In this context, it is up to us to be much more proactive to develop a trusting relationship. Here are 6 tips which can help:

Friday, 9 June 2017

8 hot tips for courageous conversations at work

Have you ever wished you had the courage to speak up and engage in a difficult conversation at work? Giving tough feedback to a subordinate, challenging your boss on a highly controversial topic, going to your boss’s boss when you feel you are stuck… these are concrete examples of conversations which might seem daunting but are critical if you aspire to be an authentic leader.