Five Ways Leaders Can Effectively Deal With Low-Performing Team Members (Forbes)

If a team is only as strong as its weakest member, how strong is your team’s performance? In the fast-paced digital era, dominated by uncertainty and a need for speed, a company with teams who can’t work quickly, creatively and efficiently together risks becoming obsolete. It’s a simple fact: If you can’t deliver enough value, customers will go elsewhere. Enough …

How To Improve A Company Culture Without Overhauling It: 13 Key Steps (Forbes)

A strong company culture motivates employees and imparts a sense of belonging to the entire organization. Sometimes, though, certain elements of the culture are negative, or even toxic; and it’s up to company leaders to spot these issues and deal with them. Although some company cultures might need a complete overhaul to rectify deeper problems at a foundational level, this …

Enhancing Decision-Making Skills: 12 Tips For Overthinking Executives (Forbes)

Indecisiveness or trouble making decisions can be crippling for senior business leaders. For executives heading up critical projects or large departments, their decisions can have a big impact on the health of the company. With so much riding on the choices they make, the “analysis paralysis” phenomenon can overwhelm them. If they begin to overthink and second-guess every move they …

The Future of Work: The Human Skills Required for 21st Century Leadership (Podcast)

Our CEO Lisa Christen was recently interviewed on the SalesPOP! podcast featuring John Golden about the future of work and how to be a future-fit leader. In the 20th-century, the business focus was on stability and uniformity. The 21st century is the complete opposite. Business in the 21st century is fast paced, digitalized, and innovative. Thus, in this Expert Insight …

How To Use Expansive Thinking To Unlock Your Team’s Collective Intelligence (Forbes)

The 21st century has seen the immense rise of teams in the workplace. It’s an obvious solution to handle the complex and fast-moving challenges we’re facing today; there simply are few problems we can solve alone anymore. But collaborative overload is emerging. The Harvard Business Review found this leads to anxious and overworked employees. Worse still, their research shows that often only 3%-5% of …

Lisa Christen Elected to ICF Switzerland Board of Directors

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals. [Zug, 27 November 2020] — Lisa Christen, CEO of Christen Coaching & Consulting GmbH, has been elected by members of ICF Switzerland to join the Board of Directors …

Seven Methods To Help You Switch From Angry To Calm In Seconds (Forbes)

Stay calm. Remain cool. Keep composed. It’s easy for people to say this is how you should react when you’re feeling angry, frustrated or disrespected at work. In theory, many of us would agree. The problem is that we don’t know how to actually do it. For most of us, our first “normal” reaction to experiencing negative emotions is often reactive. Our anger comes …

Lisa Christen To Speak at ATD2021

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees around the world. They host the premier international gathering for talent development practitioners. [Zug, 6 November 2020] — Lisa Christen, CEO of Christen Coaching & Consulting GmbH, has been invited to speak at the Association for Talent Development’s ATD 2021 …

14 Things To Do Before Quitting A Job To Become An Entrepreneur (Forbes)

If you’re thinking about leaving a stable job to start your own business, you likely already know that there are considerable risks involved. Of course, the risks are often worth the reward of pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams. While having confidence in your idea and your ability to bring it to life is essential, it’s also important to set yourself up …