Dealing with a “difficult” boss
What can you do when faced with a “difficult” boss? Rather than enduring him/her, you should rather seek to modify your relationship with him/her. By understanding the underlying triggers behind your hierarchical superior’s stance, how can you influence his/her attitude and behaviors?
Optimizing employee experience
An increasing number of companies are striving to treat their employees as well as they treat their clients. How can you rely on employee experience to develop your company’s performance and attractiveness?
The art of negotiation: A delicate balance
Negotiations are not just power struggles. The most beneficial agreements are obtained by also seeking ways to best respond to the interests of the other party. How can you manage this delicate balance?
Develop the employability of your staff members
In today’s world, employees seek an environment that enables them to develop their competencies and continuously enhance their employability. How best to respond to this demand?
Collaborate… but not too much!
In today’s working environment that favors teamwork, concentrating has become a challenge. It is nonetheless a factor of productivity and well-being. How can you give everyone the possibility to secure periods of real concentration?
Remain effective under pressure
Pressure is often regarded as stimulating—but beyond a certain threshold, it becomes debilitating. What strategies can you implement to keep all your faculties in high-stress situations?
Move beyond the work-life balance dilemma
What if finding the right balance between personal and professional life is the wrong question? Recognizing that the two are constantly intermingled makes it possible to move beyond this contrast and to find a new equilibrium.
The ability to improvise, a rare skill to develop
Great jazz musicians have developed amazing improvisation skills. How can one draw inspiration from them to develop the teams' capacity to react to the unexpected and to adapt in real time to any circumstances?
Faced with the challenges and constraints of the 21st century, managers have to adjust their roles and attitudes. How to adapt leadership to the demands of the working world of the future?
Accept conflict to manage it better
Conflict is part of the everyday landscape for most leaders and managers. However, we generally find it extremely difficult to react calmly to conflict. How can we understand and hence better manage our spontaneous reactions?
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