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 […]

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Staying Fit with Adam Atkinson

Today is the last day of August, which marks the end of summer holidays and the beginning of the pre-Christmas race. In less than four months, our inboxes will be filled with invitations to countless Christmas lunches / dinners / parties… – all super fun, yet, pretty unhealthy time. It seems fit to think about keeping our Summer […]

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 […]

I Needed a Coach (Wioletta Rosolowska)

Wioletta Rosolowska started her professional career with Saatchi & Saatchi, an integrated communication agency based in London. She joined Tchibo Poland in 1993 as Marketing Director (she was later promoted to a Sales Director and General Manager positions). In 2007 she was appointed Member of the Board of Tchibo GmbH, taking on the responsibility for growing the business […]

Resurrected by Meeting

I recently spoke to one my friends about the inevitable business companion – the meeting. He was complaining about how much time he was wasting every day running from one meeting to the next, and how some of his colleagues were using meetings as a platform for gossiping and moaning. Sounds dreadful, but it doesn’t […]

Goals. Beliefs. Principles.

FOUR SEASONS. The Story of a Business Philosophy by Isadore Sharp, the founder and chairman of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. The above book had recently landed on my desk and I practically inhaled it in one reading session earlier this afternoon. Isadore is a son of a family of Polish Jewish immigrants who left […]