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5 10, 2021

Give your team a compass, not a map

By |2021-10-05T18:19:33+02:00October 5th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

I just had a great discussion with Kaiser Yang (look out for the upcoming podcast interview), and he told me about the value of compasses for innovation teams. As a leader, sometimes you may encounter team members who look to you for the exact answers. They are effectively waiting for you to tell them exactly [...]

29 09, 2021

Pushing your limits

By |2021-09-29T23:59:42+02:00September 29th, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

One of my family members recently had surgery on a limb and is now in physiotherapy for rehabilitation. She is doing very well. In fact the doctors are describing her as a star performer. But other people in the clinic are barely making any progress. As part of physiotherapy, patients are given exercises they need [...]

22 09, 2021

What are you actually working for?

By |2021-09-22T16:34:34+02:00September 22nd, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

Let me tell you a story. On my recent trip to Greece, I had a discussion with my taxi driver which put into perspective how different people consider different things as valuable. He was telling us how he works hard for 8 months a year, but from November through February, the entire island shuts to [...]

1 09, 2021

Stop Zoom Fatigue: Having cameras on is especially hard on women and newcomers

By |2021-09-01T18:12:57+02:00September 1st, 2021|Inspiration|0 Comments

If you have ever been exhausted after long sessions on videoconference, you are not alone. Now, just-released research shows that being forced to have the cameras on may be one of the main reasons why. A new study titled The fatiguing effects of camera use in virtual meetings set out to find out what difference [...]