Keep calm I am your new boss

Internal promotion is the safest way for companies to have good managers, as decisions of recruiting internally are based on having already observed, at length, how the person behaves and acts. And the individual already knows the company as well as the job (to a certain extend at least), saving important on-boarding costs. There are […]

Mentoring drawing

Reverse Mentoring has been a much-talked subject for the last two years. Mostly when the subject is how to make generations cooperate within companies, as it appears obvious that ‘digital natives’ can teach a thing or two to their older managers. And this could be useful in our VUCA world (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex & Ambiguous). […]

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Greta joined the company three years ago, after completing a MBA specialized in Digital Marketing and Business in Paris at EDH Group School. She entirely digitalized the business unit marketing approach. She launched a new interactive and responsive state-of-the-art website, a new App for frequent users, a social media policy – Facebook page + Twitter + Instagram daily news […]

Should I promote or fire him? Have you already had this hard decision to make? When you have to decide who you will choose between several managers to become a new team leader, and thinking about this, wondering if, after all, you have the right manager team on board?

Should I ask for a coaching program? Recently, a lot of articles appeared in the professional and management magazines -like the Harvard Business Review– dealing with mentoring and coaching. Now more than ever, it is vital for an organization to evolve and stay ahead of an ever-changing global market. The new “must have” trends for business […]

VUCA signal

With huge changes coming with the digital revolution, we see managers wondering what to do and asking themselves if they shouldn’t switch to a new way of managing their employees. Especially when they still work in a hierarchal model, as they know that digital revolution is a real game changer.

Picture from Master Yoda and Luc while training for Jedi

Is it unclear who said this: Peter Drucker, Lord Kelvin, William Thomson or even maybe Master Yoda? Yearly appraisal, even when you have a nice generic questionnaire provided by HR, does not help enough to follow your people when you are a manager. Even if you do them twice a year. How do you compare two of your direct reports? How […]

What do we call a real « High Potential »? How can we identify them and what should we do with them? A “High Potential person” is someone who has the potential skills to lead the development and transformation of a part of the organization. Indeed, the ability to objectively and accurately select and develop the people with a high […]