The question for this week is: Is there enough talent to drive and grow your organisation? What are some practices implemented by your organisation?Given the current labour climate, my recommendation…Continue
Started Oct 19, 2012
Started this discussion. Last reply by Marco Robben Oct 17, 2012.
Here is a 90-second video of an academic, Adam Grant, speaking about how to avoid groupthink, by McKinsey.
From the Youtube site, "Groupthink is probably the biggest problem I hear leaders complain about. It’s the barrier to innovation. It leads to all kinds of bad decisions. It gets in the way of change. Every leader I work with wants to know, 'How do I get diversity of thought?' What most of them do is they assign a devil's advocate. They say, 'Look, if we have a majority…Continue
Posted on March 20, 2018 at 10:44
In this article, you find a fantastic summary about what exactly is passion.
The author, Caroline Beaton, work with millenials, but I am sure her article is also relevant for non-millenials, like us. ;-)
Firstly, passion does not equal to (life) purpose. Purpose is extrinsically driven (seeking connections or with larger purpose in life), whereas passion is intrinsically driven (what I value, love or get energy from).
Secondly, passion is shorter term oriented. It…Continue
Posted on September 4, 2016 at 12:30
New research shows burnout is caused by mismatch between unconscious needs or implicit motives and the opportunities and demands/expectations at the workplace. The costs due to burnout and related stress to the EU companies are estimated to be EUR 272 billion!
Researchers from Universities of Zurich and Leipzig show that the unconscious needs play an important role in the development of burnout. These unconscious needs can be uncovered with the use of DISCOVER Motivators, among…Continue
Posted on August 15, 2016 at 12:54 — 1 Comment
As DISCOVER Professionals, we all know that our DISCOVER Behaviour scores give us an indication whether we are working within:
How flexible and determined are we to move effortlessly from one zone to another depends on our passion and our talents.
In this blog, you will read about 3 quick tips that can prepare you when you get out of your comfort zone, to learn something new and…Continue
Posted on April 13, 2015 at 12:30