poor performance

What Can You Do When You Have a Poor Performance?

Even if it never happened to you to have a poor performance, it’s highly unlikely to always be at your best.
personal life

The Manager Sets the Tone for the Personal Life and the Professional Life Balance

Personal life is what, in theory, most of us appreciate the most. In theory. In practice though, most of the times you have a freaking deadline.
compliment

How to Accept a Compliment

In the highly (unlikely) situation that someone pays you a compliment at the office about your daily activity you should react accordingly.
emergency

Your Emergency is Not Mine

Many times we expect for things to happen in an instant, but just as often it happens that your emergency is not my emergency too.
do for yourself

What Do You Do for Yourself?

You are certainly doing a lot of things for other people, but what do you do for yourself?
poorly performing employee

What Can You Do With a Poorly Performing Employee

No, you should not let a poorly performing employee go. At least not on the first warning, because then you will end up alone in the company.
always

But… We Always Did It This Way

Just because you have an idea doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good one but we always did things this way around here and it worked out fine.
education

Why Education Plays an Important Role in Your Career

As odd as it may seem, education plays an important role in the evolution of your career. From interview to promotion, education helps a lot.
without email

You Can’t Even Imagine How Much You Can Achieve Without Email

I am not starting a cult called “Without email”, but if you are employed – you are in great danger for the electronic letter to eat your heart out.
what i said

What I Said and What Did You Hear

What I said might be or not be right, but anyway, often we say something and people hear a different thing.
Perfect Opportunity

Don’t Wait For the Perfect Opportunity

If you are planning to wait for the perfect opportunity, you’d probably have a lot to wait in vain.
yell

Don’t Yell!

You can talk, NOT yell and still share your point of view. No matter if you are a teacher, a parent, a manager or a cashier, you cannot earn respect by using force.
measuring

You Can’t Have Performance without Measuring

You need to keep measuring every activity in order to track its progress/regress. If you go shopping for shoes, you ask for a specific size.
same water

Everyone Cooks the Soup with the Same Water

What I mean is that basically everyone starts from the same water when cooking a soup and that getting to a different result/flavor is totally up to us.
right question

To Get a Good Answer, You Need to Ask the Right Question

The right question will always help you get a good answer. If you don’t know how to ask, you will get the wrong answer.
lying salesman

A Lying Salesman Won’t Earn Much

Generally speaking, a liar loses credibility fast, but a lying salesman may easily decrease the value of a certain product, service or even the brand.
employee

You Cannot Treat Every Employee the Same

It’s the same as stating that every employee is different, that they don’t have the same needs and don’t respond to the same kind of motivation.
hates corporations

Why Everyone Hates Corporations

Everyone hates corporations because they are bacteria  eating all our resources, of course. If we look around us, without corporations we would not be here.
sneeze

Why Don’t You Sneeze With Your Eyes Open?

Of course you can sneeze with your eyes open, is just that your body’s reflexes won’t allow you to, not before they activate the defense system.
nothing will work

Nothing Will Work When You’re Not OK

Everything around has a direct or indirect connection to what you do and nothing will work when you’re not OK.

Useless Procedures with Annoying Results

You obviously encountered some useless procedures until now and not only they don’t solve anything, but they are really annoying.
wrong

On Being Wrong

If you feel you have never done anything wrong, relax, it certainly did happen. Maybe no one told you, maybe you didn’t realize it.

Week 17 Inspiration 2019

You need to be more before you can do more, and that means investing in yourself, the single greatest asset you will ever own, and the source of all your results
FAQ

FAQ

According to an almost accurate translation, FAQ mean answers to the most frequent questions which may pop up when something new is introduced.
say no

Can You Say No?

It may seem very obvious, but each time you say no to others, you say yes to yourself. This is very helpful when it comes to a better self management.
Learn More From Your Colleagues

You Learn More From Your Colleagues, Than From Your Managers

It’s only natural to learn more from your colleagues than from a manager, simply because you spend more time together.
down the stairs

Try to Get Down the Stairs on All Fours

Even if you ever tried to climb the stairs on all fours just for fun or ‘cause you actually needed it it’s quite unlikely you have ever tried to go down the stairs the same way.
going back

Why Going Back to A Company You Worked For?

When you get a job at a new company, it may happen that you won’t find there all that you have hoped for and then it’s very likely to think about going back to your previous employer.
same time

How Much Stuff Can You Do Right at the Same Time?

I have written many times about multi-tasking and in the meantime not a lot has changed – because you can hardly execute more tasks at the same time.
motivational speakers

What’s the Deal with Motivational Speakers?

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Motivational speakers are becoming common in many countries, and this was clearly a normal situation but this doesn’t mean you are a good or a bad one