Carrot or Stick…?

Carrots and sticks; the means by which we govern unruly beasts. It’s a combination of both of these motivations that works best. Too many carrots induce feelings of entitlement and boredom. And too much use of the stick causes unnecessary pain. Yet it’s worth remembering that people aren’t beasts of burden, and that to get […]

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Skrämmande – Chefer mesta mobbaren

Mobbning är oftast resultatet av bristande ledarskap. Enligt Stefan Blomberg finns två typer av chefer som mobbar.  Den passiva chefen som varken syns eller hörs och som sitter av tiden och den auktoritära chefen som blir provocerad. – Det vanligaste scenariot när det är chefen som börjar mobba är en duktig, driven och skärpt medarbetare […]

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Chefens ansvar för arbetsglädjen…

Att skapa plattformen för arbetsglädje är chefens ansvar. Osäkra chefer, chefer som inte kan kommunicera sina mål, chefer som inte visar sina medarbetare respekt, chefer som öppet mobbar, chefer som agerar med härskarteknik som ledarskap – dessa chefer dödar den mest positiva och duktiga medarbetarens arbetsglädje och arbetsförmåga totalt. Läs här: /http://www.dagensps.se/ps-exclusive/skribenter/elaine-breske-hirscher/kronika-frihet-nyckeln-till-arbetsgladje/

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I’m my Manual of Life and you are yours…

Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Batteries aren’t included either. There’s no button to press that makes us feel more complete or efficient. Life’s more like an emergency flashlight that uses a flywheel to generate power. We have to invest energy if we want to shine and make our worlds less shadowy. Of course, […]

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Looking back for the future to come!

It’s always fascinating when we revisit an old photo album. Is that person staring out at us really the same person as we are now? (Mamma och jag, 1979) The answer is, both yes and no. Although we’re older and wiser, the clear eyes of our younger selves seem to hold mysteries that we may […]

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Why? Who? What?

Why isn’t the world full of peace, love and harmony? Why don’t people show each other more support and respect? Why do we all say that we want this, yet act in ways that suggest a different agenda? I’m not seriously attempting to answer all this today, in this very short blogpost. But it’s worth pointing […]

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Don’t hide!

The public face we present every day tells just a fraction of the story of who we are. What do you show the world of your multi-faceted personality, and who else would benefit from seeing it? If you can find the courage to reveal your talents today, you’ll be pleased with the result.

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