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Three Tips on How to be the Leader that People Will Remember

Three Tips on How to be the Leader that People Will Remember

It’s no news that organizations face multiple needs to adapt to changes in their operational environments. For instance, millennials’ values differ partly drastically from middle-agers’.
Management Team - Coaching Leadership: CASE Elisa Eesti Ltd.

Management Team – Coaching Leadership: CASE Elisa Eesti Ltd.

Kaija Teemagi; HR manager, and member of the board from Elisa Eesti elaborated how the company wanted to change their leadership culture into more of a coaching leadership style.
Accelerating performance in management teams

Accelerating performance in management teams

Do you know, how many management team members does it take to change a light bulb? One, but they cannot proceed because the team can’t create a successful strategy in the dark.
Without appreciation you cannot inspire

Without appreciation you cannot inspire

Management teams face the same problems as all teams around the world: common goals and joint decisions are lacking, interaction is of low quality and the team members do not feel valued. These issues need to be solved, if the team wants to be successful.
What WILL get you there?

What WILL get you there?

“What got you here will not get you there” is another bestselling book by Malcolm Goldsmith. In the book he explains that many of the learned skills and behaviours which have helped leaders to rise in a company will hinder them once they reach a certain level of seniority.
How to Empower your Management Team?

How to Empower your Management Team?

When was the last time you have exposed your vulnerability to your management team? When was the last time, that you admitted that something was difficult or emotionally straining for you?
Learning and growing

Learning and growing

As I’m sitting here, in the middle of a Shanghaian subway station suburb, writing this blog post about learning, a group of old people comes sit to the table next to me. I listen to them being their loud, own selves, making fun of each other and enjoying beer and tea on a sunny Wednesday...
Challenges in Choosing Team Project Members

Challenges in Choosing Team Project Members

Choosing team members is something we do all the time. Starting from the playground all the way through our lives, we make the decision to who to work with which have influence in our individual and collective s
Feedback can have a negative impact

Feedback can have a negative impact

A psychology research from Queen Mary University of London indicates that feedback can have a negative impact on performance. Study published in the Frontiers in Neuroscience –journal shows that people receiving positive or negative feedback about their performance can make the decision making more difficult, when regarding complex decision-making tasks.
How mentoring can facilitate mergers

How mentoring can facilitate mergers

The immediate aftermath of a merger poses a number of major challenges. While many of these challenges relate to integration of systems and structures, the people challenges are often the most difficult and long lasting.
Coaching Manager – Success Serving Positions

Coaching Manager – Success Serving Positions

On June 13th it was time to celebrate the release of Valmentava esimies – onnistumista palvelevat positiot (The Coaching Manager – Success Serving Positions). Written by two BoMentis coaches Marjo-Riitta Ristikangas and Leni Grünbaum, who collectively put together the masterpiece. Many influential people across the field got together to share thoughts and ideas.
Coaching Culture - Making it Real!

Coaching Culture – Making it Real!

Creating A Coaching Culture – seminar was full of learning and new experiences while building supportive relationships for the future. I had the privilege to interview a couple attendees about professor David Clutterbuck’s presentation.
Changing Culture Through Empowering Women!

Changing Culture Through Empowering Women!

This year we are donating our Christmas gift to OKIA – Our Kids in Africa – organization. OKIA is a non-profit organization supporting the Rehobothi orphanage in Tanzania. OKIA – organization provides a home for 13 children, along with helps the women of the community with their struggling role in the society. In a case...
Becoming a Team Coaching Master

Becoming a Team Coaching Master

I had the privilege to meet David Clutterbuck, the father of coaching, at an in-depth three-day team coaching training in Lithuania. I was lucky to learn about the keys to successful team coaching and how to create sustainable, long lasting results for the organization. Inspired by his knowledge, I interviewed him on the importance of...