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FREE ebook – “Unleash your team’s natural potential”

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Reinventing Organizations

This FREE ebook is “based on and inspired by “ Frederic Laloux’s book, “Reinventing Organizations”. With “Unleash your team’s natural potential”, my goal is to share what has inspired me and resonated with me as I read Frederic Laloux’s book. Based on my own experience as a manager, I have …

Reinventing Organizations – From Performance Management to Inquiry and Celebration

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Reinventing Organizations

How to give feedback on people’s work performance? One of the skills managers seem to be receiving many training on. And yet, I find, possibly one of the least mastered skill. Why is it so difficult for those of us in people management positions to  1. have the courage to …

Reinventing Organizations – How Conflict can be Healthy

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Reinventing Organizations

For many years, I really believed that conflict equaled anger, and that anger led to conflict. I was avoiding conflict as much as possible, mostly because I did not know how to deal with it. Just did not have the skills to properly address conflict and manage anger, mine and …

Consensus vs Consent

Consensus: everyone says Yes. Consent: nobody says No!

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Non Violent Communication at work

“We need to find a consensus with our management team before we move on”. “Have you reached consensus with all stakeholders of the initiative”? Does it sound familiar? I will not go through why seeking consensus when making decision is not very effective nor does create alignment and buy-in. I …

Ecological Leadership

Ecological Leadership

Today, business is largely dominated by ‘left-side brain‘ perspectives. Business management practices such as performance management, strategic planning, financially driven strategies and plans, productivity driven initiatives are just few examples. They have been proved to «work» in recent decades and produce short-term results but they are often «cold» and dehumanizing. …