BUILDING THE BIGGEST BRAND

Why invest in I’s? That’s right, we are the world’s first company to invest in individuals. We believe that successful organizations are the result of successful people. That’s why we want to invest in you. Who is “you”? You are the game changers, the people who move mountains. Someone recommended you as one of their…

growth mindset & the t-shape

HBR article Paul A. O’KeefeCarol DweckGreg Walton SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Some people lean more toward the view that interests are inherent in a person, simply waiting to be awakened or found — this is what we call a fixed mindset of interest. Others lean more toward the view that interests can be developed and that,…

Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable… Erik Hiep

Last summer my son graduated at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He went to Johannesburg for an internship at a big corporation, came back and told me: “Dad, I am 21 and I am not going to sit in an office behind a screen for the rest of my life… “ “I need…

Resilience

Ephrat Livni – qz.com Psychologist Anna Rowley—who counsels executives at Microsoft and other corporations—shirks the word “happiness” altogether. She believes resilience is the most important skill to cultivate, given the rapid rate of economic and technological change. Feeling good is all fine and good, but it’s fleeting. Learning to deal with difficulty, by contrast, improves your chances of feeling good again. That’s much more…

HBR podcast – Use Learning to Engage Your Team

We can see the power of using deliberate learning requirement as a way to stimulate engagement. Indeed if someone is highly experienced and fully capable from day 1 that sounds effective, but also very boring for that person. Whitney Johnson, an executive coach, argues that on-the-job learning is the key to keeping people motivated. When…

Talent Boosters

Give yourself the time to put this center stage and transform your ability, as an individual and as organization, to grow and develop in line with your ever changing (work) environment.