How to create empowerment – simplified

Empowerment is a frequently used word, sometimes I feel it is over-used and sometimes we have no clear understanding of what it really means or how we can achieve it. It is not a magic word, the simplest way to look at it that everyone is coming to work not with the intention to deliberately

Are you feeling irreplaceable?

Have you ever felt that your business unit is the one and only that is helping the company to function and succeed? Have you ever felt that the other departments are not important at all and sometimes even useless? Have you ever looked at your colleagues and thought; hey you guys are screwed without me…! Now

How to step up in life….Today, I choose to be a leader

All of us have a greater potential what we currently use / exhibit. It is already within us, no need for anything to be added it is there already. How much of this potential you will use today, it is entirely up to you. It is your decision. You know very well from studies, that

How to stop fire-fighting once and for all

Every one of us had a job, where all day long you just did fire-fighting. Boy that is a tiring exercise. Not that it gives you a lot of pleasure, success feeling all day, when you are good at it. Maybe people love being fire-fighters and being important. However if you want to stop it

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How to be in control of your day?

Have you ever felt that your day was just presented to you, all events just happened outside of your control. There is two ways to cope with it, accept it or do something about it. You probably figured me out by now, and you are right, I am giving you a solution, so you can

You are the Platoon Leader – Any Change in Business Starts With You

We are called leaders in business or managers. Personally, I prefer leader. In my interpretation, a manager is the one who has to make sure the processes are working and the procedures are followed. Leadership kicks in when you actually have to change procedures and make them better, make your people better, make the company

Brave new world of private sector

One of my favourite writers is Aldus Huxley and his colourful utopia books about the how the world will look like sometime in the future. I was probably 25 when I first came across his books and at that time I was a corporate soldier working for a large multinational corporation. I was getting very

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How to Outsource Any Problem Solving – FMEA de-mystified

People were trained in school to wait for the answer from parents and teachers at home and at school. So when at work, you often meet the attitude of “You are the boss, you tell me what to do!”. Than they complain about what you say. Those 10+ years of schooling and childhood habits are