Entries by Vanessa

On communication

Many of the difficulties we face at work, or in our own lives, are often due to miscommunication in one form or another. At work, poor communication can lead to diminished collaboration, fruitless meetings, conflicts and overall dissatisfaction. Communication Communication can be influenced by many factors. First of all, our own personality, and the kind […]

On communication

Many of the difficulties we face at work, or in our own lives, are often due to miscommunication in one form or another. At work, poor communication can lead to diminished collaboration, fruitless meetings, conflicts and overall dissatisfaction. Communication Communication can be influenced by many factors. First of all, our own personality, and the kind […]

On communication

Many of the difficulties we face at work, or in our own lives, are often due to miscommunication in one form or another. At work, poor communication can lead to diminished collaboration, fruitless meetings, conflicts and overall dissatisfaction. Communication Communication can be influenced by many factors. First of all, our own personality, and the kind […]

Managing stress

In today’s work environment, the pressure to be highly productive often results in people feeling rushed, overworked or generally dissatisfied. And, thanks to our modern technology, we are constantly online, juggling various urgent problems at the same time. There is also an increased expectation for people to work faster, and for longer hours, so we […]

Why managers should develop self- reflection

In todays fast moving and highly competitive world economy, managers and leaders need to be highly productive. Given this pressure, they tend to focus on pressing business matters and planning their next move. They tend do be doing a lot, but not taking enough time to think and reflect. Managers should take enough time to […]

Why managers should develop self- reflection

In todays fast moving and highly competitive world economy, managers and leaders need to be highly productive. Given this pressure, they tend to focus on pressing business matters and planning their next move. They tend do be doing a lot, but not taking enough time to think and reflect. Managers should take enough time to […]

Why managers should develop self- reflection

In todays fast moving and highly competitive world economy, managers and leaders need to be highly productive. Given this pressure, they tend to focus on pressing business matters and planning their next move. They tend do be doing a lot, but not taking enough time to think and reflect. Managers should take enough time to […]

Kets de Vries Over Mindfulness

In his new book, Kets de Vries takes us deeper into the inner-theater of leaders, and some of their dysfunctional patterns of behavior. The book also gives practical tips on how to deal with these and create an organisationnal culture which sustains productive behavior .