5 key communication tips during difficult times

Communicating wisely in uncertain times may create the foundation you need to stay future proof. Smart business leaders know that their employees are – alongside their product/service – their most valuable asset. When uncertainty becomes the new normal, it’s time to step up the communication game. Here’s my tips for strengthening value in the midst … Continue reading 5 key communication tips during difficult times

Strategy needs creativity

Porfessor Adam Brandenburger noticed business school students getting frustrated when learning strategy. With good reason. As these students knew, rigorous analytical tools only helped them in understanding an existing business context, and not necessarily how the world will look like tomorrow. The classical tools are essential to learn, but they also equip future employees and … Continue reading Strategy needs creativity

Why knowledge sharing should be your #1 priority

According to one study, 60 % of employees have had difficulties getting their colleagues to share information that’s vital to their work. That can be detrimental on many levels. We’ve all experienced it. Withholding or concealing information is still widespread, perhaps due to fear of losing power or the status you get from knowing “unique” … Continue reading Why knowledge sharing should be your #1 priority

Collaboration overload

Too much teamwork can be bad for your business. Rob Cross, Reb Rebele and Adam Grant spent two decades researching the damaging effects of collaboration. How much time do you spend in meetings, answering emails and being on the phone? In some companies, it amounts to more than 80 % of one’s day. That leaves little … Continue reading Collaboration overload