BACK IN THE SADDLE

Standing up after a bad experience is one of the most difficult things to do. You need all your energy and strength to re-start from scratch. Using that bad outcome as an input to improve yourself. Understanding what to do even better or differently and what not to do at all. A common saying reads […]

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JUDGING PEOPLE DOESN’T MEAN GIVING THEM FEEDBACK

Giving a good feedback means supporting people to develop themselves, challenging them constructively and enhancing their growth gradually. Ken Blanchard, an American author, said “feedback is the breakfast of champions”. I strongly believe that fostering a “feedback culture” is a huge opportunity for everyone in order to cooperate successfully inside the organization. This is one […]

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5 SIMPLE BELIEFS TO FACE UNEXPECTED EVENTS

You can do your best, enhancing yourself, being positive toward events. You can do a great job, evaluating pros and cons for any step you take, being careful and over prepared. You can have a great strategy and implement it in minute detail. However, the unexpected can happen, messing your plans up and establishing a […]

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A word about People Engagement in Wyser Serbia

Harvard Business Review recently referenced Employee Engagement as: “The holy grail of today’s workplace”. Ultimately, companies want to retain talent, nurture employees, and build strong, lasting teams. But, when employees are disengaged, there’s the risk that they are actively searching for another job. You want your employees to WANT to come to work. We want them […]

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NO SKILLS, NO PARTY

Albert Einstein said “once you stop learning, you start dying”. At professional and managerial level, we can affirm the same: once you stop learning, you start losing your employability. It’s quite obvious that our own development is important and we need to take care about it. However, it is the first thing people often sacrifice […]

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Who should actually change?

The labor market experts usually talk about “skill shortage” when, in a specific country, candidates don’t have the “right” skills that market actually needs. Lack of competences, knowledge, abilities and so on.  This “talent mismatch” often generates difficulties in recruiting highly-skilled profiles. Consequently, companies have to recruit more often candidates abroad or to invest on […]

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You Never Know When Success Will Come

“Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine” – Jack Ma. I believe the hard work always pays and even if the aspired result seems to be far… It’ll arrive, sooner or later. You cannot know in advanced when it’ll materialize itself in front of […]

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Make Things Happen

Making things happen is one of the most fulfilling satisfactions I can feel. I love making decisions and having an impact on the surrounding environment, as well as I self-motivate myself in changing those things I don’t like. I’m a huge sponsor of being a “change engine”. Jimmy Dean, an American actor, said “I can’t […]

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Wolves That Look Like Lambs

It’s not rare, in the working environment, to stumble across wolves disguised as lambs. They roam around the aisles, meeting rooms and coffee break areas with their polite and honeyed smiles, being “cute and cuddly” almost all the time. They talk with everyone with the purpose to gather information about people and facts. They listen to […]

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Give People 3 Things

“Give people you care 3 things: wings to fly, roots to remind where they are from and reasons to stay.” – Dalai Lama. I used this quote to start my speech during the last International Business Meeting in Florence, where the Top Management of the Company I’m working for shared vision, targets and projects for […]

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