Les 4 piliers de l’autonomie dans le travail

En enseignement et formation, « l’approche par compétences » s’oppose à la « transmission des savoirs ». Elle vise un apprentissage plus concret et durable, mettant en oeuvre des savoirs, des savoir-...

Creating a Motivating Work Environment

What is it that makes one workplace environment conducive to innovation, enthusiasm, and commitment while another is not? Why is it that you can walk into a workplace and feel the energy sparking? Wh...

Do You Have A Super Manager?

I recently had the opportunity to talk with an up-and-coming manager of a small business.  She wanted to know what it takes to be a good manager of others.  While that question may take days to answe...

The Ladder of Inference

Have you ever idly watched someone walk by and, without even realizing you’re doing it, you’ve created a whole story about them just by what you see? Jerry Nagel and I realized we were doing just tha...

How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the ...

Être ou ne pas être authentique

Préférez-vous un supérieur authentique à un supérieur artificiel? Voulez-vous que votre chef exprime ouvertement ses sentiments et dise ce qu’il pense ou êtes-vous plus à l’aise avec un patron qui jo...

We don’t care enough…

… to give you constructive feedback! But if we did, it would take a lot to speak up in a useful way. It’s difficult to be a generous skeptic. Not only do we have to be clear and cogent an...