Establishing and leveraging networks

I find it very impressive when a group of people gets together and achieves a result that is bigger than the sum of the individuals of that group – The collective is extraordinary. The power of networks have always been there, but with the increased instant communication and virtual connections they have gained additional importance….

Respect the different abilities of each person

Diversity in a team is something that is widely discussed today. However, we often miss to understand and therefore respect the different abilities that each person has to offer. A good team leader has to understand the context and the vision to keep adapting the teams and the people belonging to it, according to their…

Success through collaboration in a diverse environment

I often get asked on how I envision the leader of the future and what are the fundamental skills people need to develop to succeed in today’s ever-changing world. This allows me to reflect multiple times on my own experience and in the different perspectives I have been confronted with over my career. I would…

Decentralized corporate operations

All companies strive to become more efficient and have been working in optimizing their tax models so that they can pay less taxes and benefit from the different legal and tax regulations across countries. In difficult times, they immediately impose cost-cutting / cost-saving measures to limit a decrease in revenue. During these actions, it is…

The fruit basket

There are many ways a leader can influence a team and I have observe different leaders in many different environments. I have seen the power of small actions and compared them with big shows of demonstration of power and I concluded that despite small they create more impact on people and they are more often…

5 things people want to listen at work

It seems a very simple action to talk to a colleague at work, but still, some of the main reasons for people to quit a job are lack of communication from the leaders or bad work environment between colleagues. Most of us learned that an office needs to be formal and it is not the…