Forbes – Strategies To Maintain Employee Motivation

“Six Strategies To Maintain Employee Motivation” Rebecca Skilbeck Forbes magazine. Key learnings; High-functioning teams do exist: organisations such as Google, Atlassian and Microsoft show us it can be done. These teams share a common denominator: their leadership constantly motivates and inspires employees. Set goals to create meaning Goal-setting gives employees meaning in their day-to-day roles:…

BIG data; Saving time, and the planet

“I love data, and I love it even more when big data saves me 45 minutes of traffic jams. For those who are not yet believers in the power of data and analytics; this morning Waze helped me to be in time for my business meetings, and saved the environment a lot of unnecessary exhaust…

“the Four” Silicon Valley’s Trillion Dollar companies

This week I’ve spend an amazing time on the West Coast. I had the honor to visit Trillion Dollar Tech companies that are shaping the way we communicate, shop and basically live. As a souvenir our Cupertino team handed over the book below, “the Four” by Scott Galloway, an absolute must read. Do not wait…

Continuous Improvement

Google Has an Official Process in Place for Learning From Failure – By Justin Bariso,  @JustinJBariso Recently, Google described its internal process for documenting and learning from mistakes, The process is ever so aptly named: the postmortem. Identify the most important problems. Ask yourself, what do I define as a major problem? You may not always know until you…

it takes 5 to Tango – turbocharged teams

For decades companies and consultancies are working hard to crack the code for perfect teamwork. The outcome continues to result in the number 5, or 4.6 to be more precise. In order to achieve high performance the team members need to trust each other, and need to be willing to go the extra mile and…