Lead By Aligning With Your BIG WHY

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Millions, including myself, have been inspired by Simon Sinek’s TED talk “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” where he brilliantly teaches us about the power behind the leader’s BIG WHY. The video serves as a great trigger to reflect about why we decide to stay associated to certain people or businesses and is mandatory viewing for […]

Whom do you want to inspire today?

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One of my frequently asked questions as a coach is “By whom are you inspired?” Mostly the responses I get are “What do you mean?” or “Do you mean like a historical person or a management guru?” Others are really clear and name their favorite authors. My next question is “Who is inspired by you?” […]

Bringing the professional ambition back on your schedule

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  When did you last declare your professional ambition loudly to someone else? Or to yourself? Is it a secret well kept, only available during job interviews or performance reviews? Or is it a topic shared only with friends when you discuss missed opportunities? Looking back on my own experiences as an employee and manager, […]

How to unlock your own recipe for professional success

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When asking people what professional success means to them, I get a variety of answers. “Career advancement”, “More responsibility”, “Improved work/life balance”, “Being able to work with what I love the most”, “Contribute to others”, “Becoming known and attractive on the job market”. Then, I ask them to tell me more about what they did […]

When you do not know what you want professionally

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Sometimes my clients ask me: “How can I start acting if I don’t know what I want?” This seems like opposing principles until further investigation. When people are facing a professional decision of  LEAP nature, it´s so easy to fall into procrastination mode and start using excuses for not taking action. I should know, I […]