Change Management: from embracers to ambassadors of change

A brief history of change management From Embracers to Ambassadors of Change   Caught in the winds of change, most people feel ill-at-ease, insecure, and sometimes even scared. Stephen Hawking, visionary physicist who passed away a few weeks ago, was well known for his theories on black holes and many …

Magic mirror on the wall, who is the most talented of all?

Magic mirror on the wall, who is the most talented of all? Reflections on the workshops with the European Commission trainees   Have you ever stopped thinking about how special you are? If I ask you to list your talents and gifts, would you come up with something beyond “good …

#BeCreative in Thinking: Mastermind at Work

#BeCreative in Thinking: Mastermind at Work   “Creativity is not a child’s luxury; it’s a smart business strategy” – Ash Ambirge   Do you remember when you were a kid with endless creative energy, when even the dullest objects offered countless opportunities to play, discover and learn? This often unwitting …

Let’s brand! – #BeCreative in Personal Branding

Let’s brand! #BeCreative in Personal Branding   “My name is Bond. James Bond.” In the closed world of intelligence agencies, there is no single doubt as to the face and associated capabilities and skill sets hidden behind this signature quote. This simple, yet powerful statement makes it clear that there …

Find your perfect match – #BeCreative in job hunting

Find your perfect match #BeCreative in job hunting   In one of my previous articles (having a date with yourself), I have already drawn the parallel between dating and the topic of self-assessment when it comes to career orientation. In this article, I would like to reflect on the topic …

Boosting a creative problem-solving culture for a war-free workplace

Boosting a creative problem-solving culture for a war-free workplace   They have been sitting in the meeting room for ages waiting for Employee A to join. Yet, he won’t show up, arguing he has not received the information on time. In the meantime, Employees B and C are gossiping near …