Entries Tagged as 'Liderazgo'

What do you want?

July 12th, 2019 · No Comments · Liderazgo, Organizational Culture

One of the hardest things in coaching, or indeed in consultancy, is getting people to the stuff that can really make a difference. So often a coachee, or even a senior management team, will beat around the bush with stories about their problems, about other people or about their competition. As a coach you can […]

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What is the best attitude for Coaching?

March 21st, 2016 · No Comments · Liderazgo

A little while ago I had one of those coaching sessions in which I felt that I was trying to breach a fortress with a battering ram, and I can tell you three hours shoving the battering ram is pretty tiring. Some people, no matter how many times you tell them that you are not […]

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What’s really important about telling stories

June 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Liderazgo

A few years ago I attended a great two-week course at Harvard called “The Art and Practice of Leadership Development”. One of the sessions I remember best was given by a woman called Nancy Houfek, who, amongst other activities, had spent various years working in the theatre. Her session was on story telling, and as […]

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Things you can’t prove

July 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Liderazgo

A while ago a friend of mine trying to immigrate to her husband’s country had to go through the process proving that her marriage was real, that they indeed had a loving a caring relationship. In other words proving that she and her husband loved each other. So how do you do that? You can […]

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Follow your gut instincts

May 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Liderazgo

With the financial crisis and in a globalized world, managing is becoming exponentially more complicated. In my experience the great majority of managers feel more comfortable making a decision when they have a lot of solid data to back them up. But today, getting that data is becoming harder and harder. Intuition is a valid […]

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How to reduce distance with remote teams

May 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Liderazgo

This last week I was away from home, delivering a programme up in Stockholm. Over the last two years my wife and I have managed to reduce the distance through Skype that allows us to see each other while we talk. But with my baby girls they weren’t able to recognize their daddy even though […]

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How to Reduce Criticism

May 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Liderazgo

Following the operations carried out this last week in Libya by the coalition and the avalanche of criticism they are receiving I started to think about just how easy it is to criticise. With respect to the coalition what we have heard are things like: They shouldn’t have intervened. They should have intervened sooner. They […]

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What Japan can teach us

March 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Liderazgo

It is impossible not to feel moved by the images coming out of Japan this last week. How can any country possibly return to normal life after such violent destruction? Who could believe in it’s future? And yet, watching the Japanese people reacting to this tragedy I feel nothing but optimism for the country’s future. […]

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How to live with risk

February 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Liderazgo

The other day I took an important decision, a life changing decision if the truth be known. It was in the back of my mind for a long time and there had been lots of opportunities to take it of the back burner but I think I was afraid of starting the process of really […]

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How to create a sense of urgency

February 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Liderazgo

Last week the new Nokia CEO Stephen Elop sent a memo to all of his companies employees. It was a tough message, in reality because the grave problems that Nokia needs to deal with are also tough. It is rarely easy to remove the veils that many executives use to filter reality and yet it […]

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