What exactly is humble leadership

When you look at the term "humility," you realize how many different meanings people attach to it. For some, humility has to do with understanding that there is something greater than oneself. For others, humility actually has to do with being feeble and submissive. For some, humility means putting your own accomplishments into perspective; for…

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How to get others to do what you want or the magic of a "gentle " manipulation - Part 7 of the blog series: Influencing yourself and others

What is life if not a constant manipulation of others to achieve what is desired? The state manipulates through taxes or laws; the boss via orders, praise or criticism; the children via loud howls or proffering great grades; the partner via smiles or frowns. Despite this omnipresence of manipulation, the word itself has primarily negative…

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Your jump sequence for empowerment: The Ritz, the Ellen and the Steve – Part 3 of the blog series: Influencing yourself and others

Some words should definitely be accompanied by a user manual - one of them is the word empowerment. Everyone talks about it, but only a few know how to really achieve it. The research is crystal clear: empowerment leads to healthier, longer living, happier and more effective employees. But how exactly will you empower your Mrs. Jones or your Mr.…

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