Choices for Communication

When you are genuinely prepared to communicate, all you’ve got to do is ask for it, and be certain you will receive it! In the same manner, some type of non-verbal communication is needed for the virtually enabled teams. Having in mind the ongoing changes and trends at work, written communication is still the most…

5 principles to de-layering the organization

The current times demand organizations that are lean. People and in particular the younger generations are asking for more empowerment and more flexibility to move between roles. These trends should make more companies to consider removing organizational layers in their organization. A good example of this de-layered approach is Unilever that took the challenge to…

Hummingbirds: Power, stability and focus

These little birds are well known, but not many people have actually seen one. I am fascinated by this specific bird because it has so many capabilities that I consider fundamental in today’s business environment: 1. Co-evolution: Evolving together with the plants they feed on. This collaboration is fundamental in a business environment. If a…

The world of hyper focused start-ups

When I visit a startup or a coworking place or even in networking / investment forums, I always come back with a feeling of energy flowing everywhere. It is quite impressive to see the energy that entrepreneurs have and how much of that is passed onto others. But I have seen only in a few…

Do we really need to be working in a same location?

Our world is connected like it was never before. People have the ability to communicate almost in any part of the world and most recently even during flights. So, if we are connected constantly and most of us already own devices capable of connecting video and voice with extreme good quality, why do we still…

3 traits that only great leaders have

There are many forms of leadership and I truly believe that a leader can come from any background or have any style, but only great leaders demonstrate these 3 traits. They represent the basics of human understanding and self-discipline necessary to overcome challenges inherent to a competitive environment. Trait #1: Passion for their work /…