2018 began in a rough tone. The year before was a rough one. I had some challenges professionally – an element of my team was cut and another one was sent to work as an outsourcing – and I had a tough financial setback in my personal life. But I kept moving forward, I kept optimistic, and I kept working hard. It eventually paid-of for a great 2018. I felt that I did learned so very much. I felt that all those issues and setbacks helped to my improvement as a person, and as a leader. I believe that we should share all the teachings that life provides, so I thought on doing my very first “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) session.Continue reading “My first “Ask Me Anything””
Ever wondered why so many people are so full of themselves when you clearly spot that they are just a ballon full of air? On the other hand, ever wondered why so many people are afraid of taking chances and stepping forward, always fearing they do not have what it takes for the situation ?
Many people believe they have to have all the answers. Even worst, they believe that it is demanded from them when they are in a leadership position.
I have been thinking a lot about trust in the organisational space and how to nurture such characteristic in a team. But, as I approach the landmark of 40 (it will be tomorrow by all means) my thoughts took me to a different path.
Continue reading “Empowerment – “please, go ahead, take a chance, make your call””
Empathy – the ability to understand and share the feelings of the other.
I have been finding this word in multiple sources, from podcasts to books, on leadership and coaching. One may wonder what this feeling has to do with leadership or high-performance teams or even, culture and a safe workplace.