THE FEEDBACK BOOK.

Have you ever shied away from giving your colleague a constructive feedback on a specific action or behaviour you have observed? Have you ever got embarrassed about offering praise to acknowledge their efforts? Well, I suspect that just like me, you are regularly asking yourself: should I or should I not? No matter how awkward […]

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October Energy Habits (Oliver Gray)

Here are the Three Energy Habits to help improve resilience to pressure shared with us by our friend Oliver Gray at Energise You: 1. Eat a high energy breakfast, lunch and dinner by combining healthy carbohydrates such as porridge oats, amaranth pops, brown rice, sweet potato, quinoa and protein such as chicken, turkey, tofu, eggs, fish, […]

Money.

HR: … so, tell me, what’s been going on? John: Well, I feel the company does not appreciate my efforts so I decided to look elsewhere. I have had few interviews already and one of our competitors has made me an offer – a higher position and 25% pay rise. I really love working here, […]

LEADERSHIP Decoded.

Leadership – the action of leading a group of people or an organization, or the ability to do this. But what does it mean to be a Leader? On one of my recent trips to The United Arab Emirates, I have come across an interesting description of what makes a good Leader, here it is: L is […]

Follow Your Dreams, but…

I talk a lot with my clients about their aspirations, ambitions and dreams. They all differ in size and courage, starting from learning to swim, taking a career break to climbing Mount Everest. We are all different, thus no surprise we have different ideas for how to live our lives. However large or small are […]

Godzina z Katarzyną Miller

Tym razem dzielę sie z Wami wspaniałym wywiadem jaki przeprowadził z Katarzyną Miller, twórca programu 20m2, Łukasz Jakóbiak. Dużo by tu opowiadać na temat ich rozmowy, lepiej zobaczyć samemu. Powiem tylko, że każdy znajdzie w niej coś dla siebie, bo różne sfery życia przeplatają się tam niesamowicie ciekawie. Jednym z intrygujących momentów tej rozmowy jest teza wysunięta przez […]

Il Dolce Far Niente

… it is sweet to do nothing. August has arrived, a time when most of us taking a well deserved break from our daily work routines and the never ending hustle & bustle. Holidays are a perfect opportunity to switch the emails off, forget about various deadlines/to do lists/…, and simply indulge in the company of close […]

Can You Fix Me?

Can you fix me? Probably not, but I can help with getting you to where you want to be. I can work with you on your professional as well as personal goals, which is quite useful if something bothering you at work, is also affecting your personal life (and vice versa). You may prefer to spend more […]

Coaching Technique: Reframing

This particular reframing technique is useful when my clients are stuck. It enables them to think differently about a situation and gain a new perspective for moving forward. Reframing enhances creative thinking, increases ownership of situation and allows for facing and releasing emotions in a logical and systematic way. Using a piece of paper or […]

Kolb’s Learning Cycle

David A. Kolb (LinkedIn) was born in 1939 and in a later life became an American educational theorist focusing on social psychology. He graduated from the Harvard University in 1967 and since then founded the US based Experience Based Learning Systems, INC. He is mostly known for identifying the four-stage learning cycle, as shown below: Concrete […]