Team building workshops with a SWOT analysis

Try something new - SWOT analysis workshop

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?

Peter Thiel: 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 […]

3 habits of effective entrepreneur in practice

3 habits of highly-efficient 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 […]

Leadership: is it possible to do it in humane way?

Leadership - What kind of leader are you?

Recently, I watched the movie Whiplash starring JK Simmons, the winner of this year Academy Award for best supporting actor. I was absolutely shocked by the way that the fiercely demanding conservatory music teacher motivated his students. His goal was absolutely clear: to get more and more from them. I have begun to wonder: is […]