Time Management Strategy: 4 Steps To Be More Productive At Work

People who efficiently manage their time are generally “happier” than the unstructured ones. They quickly decide for what is most important first, clearly knowing the main priorities and urgencies. The more effective ones are those who also have a wide systemic view that allows them to schedule short, medium and long-term plans. Their high time […]

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It is not strange… To mistake change for progress

Somewhere, a few days ago, I read the meaningful sentence “it is not strange… to mistake change for progress” and I was impressed by its shrewdness. It easily sums up what could happen to those unsatisfied professionals who decide for the quickest solutions, overlooking the whole picture. They risk that mistake because of their spasmodic […]

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“Glue People”: One Of The Most Desired People In The Job Market

In his book “How to win in a winner-take-all world: the definitive guide to adapting and succeeding in high-performance careers” , Neil Irwin, a senior economics journalist at The New York Times, claimed that what makes people succeed in a highly competitive job market is what he calls being a “glue person.” To strengthen his […]

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A Positive Peer Pressure Can Make All The Difference

It’s supposed that teammates, even though with different roles and responsibilities, should provide the group with their valuable contribution and best commitment. However, when people have to work together within a group, it often happens what the picture above smartly explains: a huge group of teammates criticizes, a quite small group advices and the group […]

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Shiritori – A Japanese Game To Unleash Your Creativity

I was positively surprised to discover that a simple game I was used to playing with my sister during our childhood is actually a powerful tool to develop and lead creativity. The name of the game is “shiritori”. A Japanese game that, following the Shimpei Takahashi’s thought, can effectively guide a brainstorming session, unleashing new […]

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How To Develop An Outstanding Team

Teammates often go through recognizable stages as they change from being a group of people to a close-knit team with common vision and goal. Bruce Tuckman’s model describes these stages properly, helping leaders enhance teams’ performance effectively and quickly.In his first article “Developmental Sequence in Small Groups” 1965, the American psychologist Bruce Tuckman first came […]

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How To Evolve Your Hiring Strategy

The 2019 LinkedIn Global Talent Report brings to light the ever-growing importance of soft skills – “where machines can’t compete”- stating that these skills are the most important assets for the success of a company. Creativity, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability and time management have always been important and they are increasingly vital today. If companies want […]

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From Feedback To Feedforward

It could be tricky to give a constructive feedback. The progress people are looking for too often doesn’t happen, because the feedback wasn’t given in a proper way. It turns out there’s an “alternative” way to give feedback that works much better, a way of switching its focus from the past to the future. It’s […]

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Excuses Don’t Make An Action

People in trouble usually try to find any excuse to justify their status. It’s quite a normal way to react, but it’s also one of the most pointless and unprofitable behaviours ever. There could be many meaningful reasons why that trouble pointed out and it is important to understand the main impacting ones, both in […]

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8 Intelligences To Empower Your Career

Howard Gardner is an American psychologist, he is currently the senior director of Harvard Project Zero and, since 1995, he has been the co-director of The Good Project. He has written hundreds of research articles and thirty books that have been translated into more than thirty languages. His theory of multiple intelligences, outlined in his book […]

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