I got a message today from somebody who clearly was upset that their institute would go back to fully remote teaching starting tomorrow due to the ongoing pandemic. His main concern being that participants seem to be less engaged and less open as a result again. Taking a ton of his own joy out ofContinue reading “Remote teams – joy or burden?”
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Why do I do what i do?
Today I was reminded of Simon Sinek’s famous quote “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it!” Quite similar to the question we asked ourselves in preparation for a three minute talk about this topic today: Why do I do what I do? We took turns asking each other multiple timesContinue reading “Why do I do what i do?”
How to create an inclusive work environment
I’ve been having this fascinating conversation with Selena about what she has seen work or not work in corporations when it comes to their diversity or inclusion trainings. One observation she has made is that unless you grab people by their emotions and pull them through an experience that creates a level of uncomfort, thatContinue reading “How to create an inclusive work environment”
It’s always been my firm belief, that creating a shared space with cooking together and eating together is a perfect platform to connect people in conversation. It’s a great equalizer to have something positive to share and enjoy a meal together while bonding and building a relationship.
Sometimes getting started with something is the hardest thing. It is scary – and exciting – to step into those transition times that force you to start something new. Growth is where it is uncomfortable, is what they say, but I can’t quite say that uncomfortable feels particularly fun. At least not all the time,Continue reading “Getting started”