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 […]

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 […]

How to save ourselves from unproductive meetings

How to save yourself from unproductive meetings

Recently, I was sitting with my friends in a restaurant and we were having a short discussion about our work. My friends complained a lot about their calendars being crammed with meetings. Their participation in these meetings consumed a vast amount of their time, and consequently they had to take care of important work-related issues […]

What are the best tools that you can use to keep yourself motivated?

Motivation - goals and objectives

We all have a list of tasks (personal or work related) that we need to finish, but we often postpone them to give us a little more time and avoid the work that we really should be doing.  For example, I remember when I was a student, and the final exam date was approaching quickly, and there was no […]