The types of motivation and their importance

No matter whether we are talking about just work or life in general, motivation plays a key role in advancing in any areas, in improving ourselves and also in feeling happy and content of what we do on a regular basis. There is life without motivation, but I would say it is more like sitting…

A virtual training with India

In the past few months things have turned upside down, but this is no news to anyone around the globe. In the training business fundamental changes have happened. Previously I wrote my vision on the future of the training business, which included that the virtual sessions will gain a bigger chunk of the people development…

The future of the training business

In the past weeks many people asked me about how the training business is under the current no-contact circumstances. The short answer is: it is completely on hold, I would say that it has ceased to exist. For a good while at least, for sure. The longer answer is more subtle though.   Goodbye past,…

Coping techniques regarding the controlling people of our lives

In my previous article I wrote about the controlling people in the different areas of our lives. It is one thing to realise, that we are facing such situations from time to time, however, being in them leads to one obvious end result and action. We need to solve them. We need to manage these situations….

Is Home Office good or bad?

Nowadays more and more companies offer the possibility of Home Office (HO or Working from Home, WFH) to their employees. With this they can help the employees to have a more healthy work-life balance in an easier way which attract the talents to them. As a first impression, we can believe that WFH is something…

Avoidance and defence against the “a-holes”

I have already written about how to notice, when you are about to enter a dangerous situation, and when you are in one. Now let’s see what you can do when you realised that the situation is bad, let’s see how you can handle your dear a-hole. Avoiding techniques: Physical distancing – sit farther away…

How to notice when you are dealing with “a-holes”?

If we notice beforehand, or have a hunch that in a new workplace or in a new position there is a danger of working together with an a-hole, there are some ways how we can help ourselves. With the following techniques you can make sure whether this is the case or not. And if yes,…

Workplace conflicts with the “assholes”

First of all, I would like to come clean, that the strong expression used in the title is being used from the professional literature, it is not invented by me 🙂 Robert I. Sutton in his book called ‘The Asshole Survival Guide’ uses this expression for those people at workplaces whom we are happy to…

Are you success-oriented or a failure-avoider?

Everyone’s life is full of challenges, difficulties, things to resolve, new situations in which we need to step up. you can hear many times, that “Come on, only your attitude matters…!”. In my opinion it is true, however what happens if not only the attitude is the obstacle for someone to take these challenges easily?…