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.
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
The Accountability Dial from refound.com Our world has changed radically in the past few weeks. Among other aspects, we are all working more online than ever before. There were definitely many virtual teams and companies even before the current pandemic, but in the past month this has exponentially increased. That brings with it new challenges, … Continue reading Accountability and Care in a Virtual World
I hope this Friday finds you motivated and inspired to reach your goals. I recently had the opportunity to attend a local event where we experienced the world’s first interview robot, Tengai. Tengai removes personal biases from recruiting which is an area known for allowing biases to affect hiring decisions. If you are interested in … Continue reading Removing Bias with Tengai
Last week I had the pleasure of attending a webinar on the neuroscience of our brains and how it relates to both coaching and leadership. When we feel threatened, unsafe or distressed, we are not able to think clearly, reason or be creative. Or for that matter, relate to others. Our brains work best when … Continue reading Neuroscience in Coaching & Leadership
Image courtesy of Alison Seiffer/theispot.com "Through her research, Barsade has found that emotions influence not just employee wellness and engagement, but also business outcomes such as productivity and profitability." - MIT Management Sloan Review, Nov 2019 https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/employee-emotions-arent-noise-theyre-data/ How do you work with understanding and working with your team's emotional intelligence? Using the EQi 2.0 profiling … Continue reading Employee Emotions are Not Noise, They’re Data