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, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Neuro-Linguistic Programming

The Neuro-Linguistic Programming was invented in the 1970s by Richard Bandler, John Grinder and Frank Pucelik during their years at the University of California. Since then, many definitions of what NLP is have been put forward but here is the one, which can found in the Oxford English Dictionary: ‘’Neuro-Linguistic Programming is a model of […]

The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (Step I)

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a self-report questionnaire designed by Katherine Cook Briggs (1875-1968) and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers (1897-1980). They studied and build on the ideas of Carl Jung (1875-1961) and applied them to understanding people around them. Jung developed his ideas about personality type in an effort to explain the […]