A while ago, I reviewed Simon Sinek’s book “Start with why” and were not too happy about his message. I really like him as a speaker but so far he could not catch me as a reader – maybe this time? Though the same problem applies to this book like the previous book, the infinite Game is eye-opening and more than worth a read.Continue reading “Review: “The infinite game” by Simon Sinek”
I have written recently a book about studying in Germany. And I would like to put up one advice I give young adults for picking an university to team leaders as well: Do not take the credibility of a university as your main measure of picking. In the following article, I would like to share my thoughts about CV backgrounds, grades, skills and mindset.Continue reading “Institutions, grades and interview picks”
Leading is not an one directional way. One might think it is always top down but there are possibilities to bring your boss onto the way you intended. Achieving this needs some preparation. Let us investigate what you have to do to lead bottom up. (Update Jan 2020)Continue reading “How to lead your boss? The bottom up perspective.”
I have had a tough fourth quarter in 2019. Unfortunately, I have been sick most of the time and could not write much.
But now it is 2020 and I wish you all a good start into the year. May your dreams come true and may you lead your way!
Have you ever felt like you are fighting a war that you cannot win? Did you ever feel unable to move things in the right direction? For most people, this will lead to a massive downturn of their working morale. To help you understand that there are things you cannot influence nor control, I would like you to introduce to the circle of influence.Continue reading “The circle of influence”
Simon Sinek is a well known name for people interested in the topic of leading. His youtube videos feel very inspirational and are visited by millions. Recently, I came across his book “Start with why” and thought it is a great opportunity for a review.Continue reading “Review: “Start with why” by Simon Sinek”
There are a lot of discussions right now about an upcoming recession. Stock markets go down from all time highs and world economy climate is falling. Since Lead and Led is about leading in general let us talk about self-commutation as a competence for foresighting protection. But first, let us understand fear in an abstract manner to cope with the upcoming text more rationally.Continue reading “The philosophy on backup planing – robustness against economical downturns”
Last time, we looked into why competences are important for your job and your salary. Now, we are taking the opportunity to discuss how to actually gain competences. I recently put up the website for competences and this post here is a part to get some more focus on the competence matter as announced.Continue reading “Competence gaining”
In my recent post, I stated that I want to focus more on individual competences. To motivate the topic a bit, I would like to start off today with something very practical: How to improve your salary.Continue reading “How to get a higher salary”