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7 tips for less stress for managers

7 tips for less stress at work for managers

“Do you have a minute?” Your colleague is standing beside your desk. “I have a quick question” she says. You were deeply concentrated, working on a project with an upcoming deadline, which requires all your attention.

Now two things can happen. You may either say YES or NO.

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Why a tiger is never too busy and you are

Resting tiger

I am so busy!”  I think it is today’s most shared sentence between people. When your friends or colleagues are asking “how you are doing?”, can you honestly say you are never responding with “Good, but I am really busy at the moment!”?

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Posted in Productivity, Productivity


What would you do with this magic pill?

Magic pill of leadership

Imagine I would have this magic pill for you. It is a red and white capsule and it is solving your biggest leadership issue at work as a manager. Just imagine! No more overdue deadlines, difficult team members, failing equipment or too much work to do.

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Posted in Geen categorie


Are you being called from work during vacation?

telephone at vacation

Vacation in summer time can be summarized with one word: Relaxing! You don’t have to think about work for a couple of weeks. Instead, you are enjoying the sun, swimming in the ocean, walking in nature, reading books, visiting lovely towns and spending quality time with your family and friends.

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Posted in Self reflection, Self reflection


Want to avoid failure and unexpected situations at work?

prevent unexpected situation

Unexpected situations happen all the time. You are making a fantastic planning, already anticipating on unexpected situations. You want to know what to expect and what needs to be delivered. But this one major setback, you had not seen it coming and it is frustrating!

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Posted in Geen categorie


STOP motivating your team

STOP motivating your team

Just type in the words “motivate team” into Google search and you will get over 50 million hits. Motivation has become a magic word in management industry.

The general thought (and that includes the pharmaceutical and bioscience organizations) is that a motivated team performs much better than an unmotivated team.

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Posted in Geen categorie


The most powerful way to become a successful manager

Quote Henry Ford

Many managers are struggling to achieve their goals and objectives. There is too much work and not enough time. Perhaps you have tried many different strategies already. It probably did not bring you the results you were really looking for, unless you have been working on what I think is the number one rule of leadership.

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Posted in Geen categorie


10 reasons why you WANT to take responsibility for your actions

taking responsibility for your actions

Did this ever happen to you? You are late for the 9 am meeting, your project is overdue and there are emails sitting in your inbox dying to get answered (for 2 weeks already)? There is so much going on in your life that it sometimes is difficult to set priorities.

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Posted in Responsibility, Responsibility


A coffee for your Valentine

A coffee for your Valentine

Happy Valentine’s day!

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Posted in Poetry, Team, Team


Three things to know when turning ineffective communication into effective communication

 Communicatie
Remember that last time when  your colleague, manager or family had totally freaked out after you had sent out a clear message? Their reaction was not at all proportional to the content, and your communication appeared unsuccessful.They totally had misunderstood you. Perhaps you even felt like blaming the other for what just happened there.

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Posted in Communication, Leadership, Leadership, Leadership, Leadership, Leadership, Leadership, Leadership


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