The year 2019 was once again insightful and involving a great deal of discussions about well-being, the search for meaning, the link between human and economic performance, how to reconcile productivity and humanity…etc. These debates form part of the temporality of business today: going faster and faster, leading “flash interviews”, or effective “standing briefings”, or speed coaching…It’s in this frenetic pace that the concept of slow management emerged.Read more
The companies we work for invest more and more in conceiving and inventing new management modes to take the challenges of the 21st century. We, coach and accompanying persons, need to create new modalities, and dust off our practice to accompany the different complexity levels of working organizations.
Could groups enabling supervision of managerial practice be an adequate answer to accompany our clients to take their own challenges?Read more
LinkedIn has become an essential tool in the working environment to expand your professional network and create business opportunities for you or your company.
Being registered is not enough to expand your network, you must be active. Below, a few tips to help you make it grow.Read more
If you are experiencing a complicated management situation that you seek to understand, are wondering which solution would be the best to solve it, maybe the concepts of coaching contracts will enable you to light of the problem with a different perspective.
What is it about? To be able to make the difference among mutual commitments, explicit or implicit, between you and your employee, by referring to the 7 types of contracts that we are familiar with as business coach.Read more
You have already one or more mailboxes, continuously increasing 24 hours a day….
Very often, checking your mailbox is the very first step you choose to do when arriving at work, if you did not already check it on your cellphone while going to work: it enables you to exchange and work efficiently. But for some of you, a mailbox full of messages (more over not answered yet) may cloud your mind or become stressful.Read more
When you are in a situation where someone on your team needs changing their behavior or approach to a situation, you may be wondering about how to get them off to a good start, hesitating between a posture causing an awareness for a change, or a call to order…
Let’s see how the coaching concept of “reframing” could be enlightening.Read more
Duration too long, participants too numerous or inadequately chosen, a sleepy ambiance: we sometimes have the feeling, throughout the years, that meetings have become the evil of this century. Some people even recommend to permanently remove them. Nobody wants to (re)live a three hours afternoon meeting, leading to nothing but a solid decision…that the decision will have to be taken during the next meeting…However, meetings do still show merits.Read more
If you are facing multiple changes of organization, strategies or tools, maybe you have a recurrent management issue: how could you deal with the people of your team who are “resisting”? The forms of resistance expression are multiple and varied, and management techniques to address this topic are highly documented. What if being solution-oriented was not the right question?
How many of us are victims to the desire of look at urgent rings and alerts on our devices during a meeting? Or answering text messages or emails while our colleague is presenting a topic? To stare at our screen or to type away on our keyboard, before realizing we missed something and asking without guilt “Sorry, I think I missed a point. Could you just repeat what you just said?”. Do these situations seem familiar to you? It’s normal. The digital world has constantly cluttered our attention with many distractions offered by our various device, to which we answer immediately as if we had to quiet a fussy baby.
This winter season, I enjoyed an extraordinary moment: I flew! I’m not the first one, will you say, who experienced the sensation of flying, without having to jump out of a plane with a parachute, but rather enjoying wind-induced motion in a Plexiglas tube. There was no blue sky around, but it did not matter: what an incredible sensation — I finally understood Icarus’ persistence…