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Culture in the Time of Covid

Show me a leader who ignores her company culture, and I will show you a leader who is about to get a big wakeup call. An overwhelming amount of...

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The Big Escape. The Big Awakening. Why Culture Matters More Than Ever.

I hadn’t seen Joe for almost two years. Last time we spoke he told me about his soul-sucking job, his controlling boss, the long workdays,...

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Human Leadership for The New World of Work

One of the many reasons I love my job is because I get to have wildly interesting conversations with smart, successful leaders about things they...

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Humane Leadership: when we know better, we need to do better

“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better,” the great American writer and civil rights activist Dr. Maya...

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The 5 building blocks of engaged, high-performing teams

Happy, engaged teams do better work, are more collaborative and innovative, have lower attrition and higher loyalty, and deliver up to 50% better...

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How Leaders Can Cultivate Cultures of Gratitude & Joy

Over the last years we have been exposed to an overwhelming amount of studies and evidence of how our mindsets, emotions and habits not only...

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The Huge Leadership Challenge

“So that you can have some perspective, allow me to remind you that this last year, transforming TechnoGuard into a company that people...

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Why Men Say “Yes” and Women Say “Not Yet” at Work

In my capacity as the Chief Cultural Officer of a fast-growing IT company, I interviewed most of the candidates before they were offered a job....

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The Emotional Journey of Creating Something Great

After the first bottle of wine we got the idea. After the second, we were nearly jumping out of our skins with excitement. On the third, not only...

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Digitization isn’t the problem. Ignoring the human side of it is.

They had had it all figured out; simple tasks would be automated, information would be digitized, processes would be optimized and the human...

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Earning respect “the Norwegian way”

Cross-cultural communication Leader 

 Last week I spoke about cross-cultural communication at a big company event in Berlin,...

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Why change-pain is the only constant

Change leaders

“Change is the only constant” the Greek philosopher Heraclitus said 500 years BC. Change Leaders

Having spent the last...

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Satisfaction, engagement or passion at work?

A few years ago I attended a conference about “engagement at work” (or “arbeidsglede” in Norwegian) and presented my theory...

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How work culture can become a strategy for growth

“Strategies are nothing but a guessing game for a future reality we impossibly can predict. Culture eats strategy for breakfast. With the...

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One dance away from Steve Jobs

A few weeks ago I was the Master of Ceremonies on a leadership conference on engagement and change in Oslo. One of the keynote speakers was Daniel...

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Becoming Free From The Fear Of Failure

An Interview with Annicken R. Day, founder & CEO Corporate Spring

By Savio Clemente, Authority Magazine

 

When we steer our minds...
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Why Values Matter and How to Define Them

Values are like fingerprints. Nobody’s are the same but you leave ém all over everything you do.

– Elvis Presley

Our personal...

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The Power of Purpose

The two most important days in your life is the day you were born and the day you find out why. (Mark Twain)

I was born and grew up in a small...

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