What skills to develop to best hold your role as a manager or leader? What tools to rely on? What subjects to put into practice?
Grab attention… and keep it!
In the era of infobesity and chronic distraction, how can you grab the attention of your audience and retain it over time? Understanding the psychological and cognitive underpinnings of attention is invaluable to achieve this goal.
Secure your strategic decisions
Many decision-making errors derive from reflexes that lead to form a truncated view of reality. How can we avoid this risk? By engaging in debate that allows us to confront different viewpoints.
Aim for excellence in your managerial practices
How can you find the right combination from the various components that constitute the quality of managerial practices? Following Google’s example, you can take inspiration from methods used in operational excellence and experimental science.
Be more serene at work
We do not lack occasions to feel annoyed in our work life! In the long run, these annoyances undermine the satisfaction we derive from our work and hurt our performance. How can we manage them without being overly affected?
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?
From manager to leader
High-performing managers are sometimes surprised when they don’t get a promotion or are evaluated below their expectations. Indeed, even in operational positions, managers must demonstrate leadership qualities such as strategic perspective, the ability to influence others and to lead change.
Negotiate with agility
Far from being restricted to a balance between well-established forces, negotiation is a process highly subject to uncertainty. How can you maximize your chances of success by developing your ability to adapt to the unexpected?
Cultivate your charisma
Charisma essentially stems from our ability to communicate beyond words—through our posture, gestures, eye contact, etc. How can we develop this key factor of influence?
Taking a job abroad
A move abroad constitutes a challenging time. Cultural differences, especially, are manifested in a more complex way than foreseen. How can one decipher their impact more effectively to succeed in this job transition?
Ask questions to engage people
The culture of asking questions is not very widespread in corporate circles. Yet, it is an invaluable driver of engagement and progress. How can we get the most out of it to mobilize energies?
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