Everyone seems equal in the world of advanced technology. It’s because we all have access to the same source of knowledge—the Internet. All we need is to read what’s out there. It seems quite simple, right? I notice that people often need answers to more complex questions. They look for solutions to their teams’ problems, new innovative […]Read More Leadership coaching with Peter Strupp
What’s a key to a team’s high performance? I’ll give you a hint—it’s simple, and yet not everyone realizes its importance. It starts with a letter T. Yes, it’s trust. There’s no team without trust. Let me try to convince you by introducing a few simple questions. What highly effective teams have in common? They […]Read More How to build psychological safety in your team and why?
Let me start with a question: Can you give a 35-word or less summary of your company’s business strategy? If so, can your colleagues do it as well? Before you answer, let me tell you a secret: Most executives cannot articulate the objective, scope, and advantage of their own businesses in simple words. If they can’t, […]Read More Can you define your business strategy?
My favorite Spanish movie director Luis Buñuel wrote in his biography that to achieve something very special and truly beautiful, the following factors must be met: waiting, contest, and conquest. Nowadays, even though we live in the 21st century and the circumstances often change due to the rapid technology growth, the greatness still requires at least the […]Read More The power of success with Alan Trefler
What is leadership truly about? It’s about people, about teams, groups, and organizations. By definition, a leader is a person who is in charge of the organization and all its departments. Is leadership important? Good leadership enables teams, groups, and organizations to grow and prosper. On the other hand, poor leadership lowers the quality of life […]Read More Who we are is how we lead
John C. Maxwell once said that “a leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” Yet, even the greatest leader won’t make your organization perfect and most effective. Even an exceptional leader can know the way and go the way, but she or he needs a team to show […]Read More Five components of organizational effectiveness
There’s no doubt that our personality, in one way or another, determines who we are also at work: as employees, managers, or leaders. It’s very hard to change some of our behaviors, especially our emotional reactions. Yet knowledge of the relations between our personality and our present or future leadership effectiveness can be extremely beneficial. […]Read More Does leadership matter?
Have you ever experienced a hard time trying to communicate with somebody? Have you ever wondered why? It’s because we’re all different and different personality types require a different approach. We all cope with the same circumstances differently, in our own way. Knowing your personality type will increase your productivity, and being aware how to […]Read More What is your personality color?
A great leader is someone whose legacy continues even if they’re gone, like Steve Jobs. To me, Steve Jobs is one of the most inspiring leaders ever, but I admire Alan Trefler just as much. I respect their intelligence, vision, and extreme motivation. I quietly and humbly aspire to one day be like them. If […]Read More What makes a great leader?
How do you define emotional intelligence? There are many definitions, but I believe that the first we should ask two fundamental questions: “Is this a must-have for the good leader?” and “Can this be learned?” An emotional intelligence is two times more valuable than our IQ level or the technical skills. And, yes, it most […]Read More Five components of emotional intelligence