A common theme amongst those I speak with is the area of focus and priorities. There are many people who witness a feeling of being scattered and ‘all over the place’. They are seeking a safe place to bring this up and to get another perspective. They are looking for a sounding board for setting … Continue reading Finding Focus
Transitions can be challenging. They can also oftentimes be exciting and full of growth opportunities. Sometimes we choose them ourselves and sometimes they happen to us. The transition to a new and exciting job where our strengths and skills are utilized is very different than children leaving home and becoming an empty-nester. What is important … Continue reading Intentional Transitions
Wishing you all a Happy New Year 2021!
Sreemati Lalgudi Nivstrand Sreemati exudes intelligence, passion and enthusiasm. The vibes are strong, even through the zoom screen, as she tells me about the incredible accomplishments of the BlueCall team. Sreemati Lalgudi Nivstrand is currently the Chief Product Officer (CPO) at BlueCall based in Stockholm. BlueCall is a digital solution for employee mental wellbeing and … Continue reading Leadership for Growing StartUps
Being a player gives you power. It puts you in control and helps you feel empowered. You will increase your influence and be better at responding to situations. Watch here as Fred Kofman expertly explains the victim-player dichotomy. You can also learn more by reading his book entitled, Conscious Business. Is this relevant in your … Continue reading Victim – Player Mindset
Malin and I have known each other for many years, our families know each other and we have engaged in conversations on many topics over the years. This time, we are meeting to hear Malin’s perspective on Leadership at StartUps. Malin is the co-founder of SCRIIN. With the help of the Internet of Things (IoT) … Continue reading Leadership @ SCRIIN.
Deepening our understanding of leadership at startups
Today’s absolute highlight was a few valuable minutes with Björn Isakson, experienced startup leader here in Stockholm. He is currently Co-Founder at Pixlo AB in Stockholm. Björn brings a wide range of strong experience to the conversation, he has held roles in various startups as well as large, established organisations and even at a regulatory … Continue reading Insights from a Founder
Every now and then, we coaches have that ONE conversation that defines why we do what we do. That happened today. Today, I had the privilege of co-creating a new approach to ‘Giving Negative Feedback,’ a topic many people find challenging. What is challenging about giving negative feedback? It’s unpleasant, unpredictable and something many of … Continue reading Giving Negative Feedback
photo credit: rocketspace.com As I reflect on my own experience at multiple startups and as I listen to others share their stories, it is apparent that leadership at startups can be unique. There are any number of challenges that are different at startups from more established organizations. One such challenge is individuals who may find … Continue reading Leadership at Startups