The COMM:PAKT hint of the week: Grow through experience! I'm not likely to forget how to spell 'itinerary'. Why? Because years ago I got it wrong on the board infront of a class - who knew that's how you spell it? And now I know where I keep my spare plug adpter for foreign travels. I spent … Continue reading Experience
The COMM:PAKT advice of the week: Use sentence completion! Therapist Nathaniel Branden suggests getting unstuck by using a technique called sentence completion. Being both simple and effective, why not grab a pen, find a quiet spot for 5 minutes and give it a try? First label the challenge, then fill out the prompts as positively … Continue reading Feeling stuck on something?
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: Have you ever worked in an intercultural team? If your answer is no, then let us provide you with a very important tip! (Of course this might also be interesting for those who answered "yes".) One of the most important things you have to do when you work in … Continue reading Intercultural Team Work
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: Are you struggling with developing confidence? As Ros Taylor announced, "Confidence is the key to leading a successful and happy life". But what can you do if you don't feel confident? I'm pretty sure that everyone knows a situation in which they felt nervous or unrelaxed. In those moments … Continue reading Confidence
The COMM:PAKT insight into Corporate Business coaching: I often see my clients struggling with the element of fear. Let me explain, I coach primarily in the Corporate Business world at executive levels, its all about leadership and change management with a strong focus on risk avoidance; not exactly an area of joyful, light-hearted playfulness. In … Continue reading Gremlins and Fear
In addition to last week‘s post: „ Put ‘me time’ also into your work schedule". Thus, just a quick appell: Treat yourself nicely 🙂 Listen to your body and your mind. Do something nice - from which you gain good energy! I‘m going with a nice yoga session tonight. It‘s always a little treat to myself. What … Continue reading Be kind to yourself!
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: Do you have what it takes to survive and thrive in pandemic times? develop a plan to protect your career and then actually take those 1st stepstalk to yourself with compassion, be your own best friend, not worst criticWFH (work from home) burnout is real: go for a walkBored … Continue reading Survive & Thrive
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: How do you deal with difficult people? Only a few weeks ago we had a really interesting conversation with one of our clients about the DiSC model. It shows us four different colours (green, red, blue and yellow) and to each colour, we can assign certain qualities and characteristics. … Continue reading Knowing your counterpart’s colour
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: What's hindering your productivity? We've all succumbed to procrastination at some time; prioritising window cleaning over filling out a tax declaration form, or simply thinking " I'll do it tomorrow, I can't be bothered today". During the pandemic, we have all been made to spend more time at home. … Continue reading Never enough time or too much time
The COMM:PAKT advise of the week: Focus on the satisfiables! There are direct reports, clients and stake holders who are nearly impossible to satisfy. How often, despite the huge amount of effort involved, we do our utmost to satisfy them anyway. Because that can become addictive. It can also help us elevate our standards to … Continue reading Satisfying the unsatisfiables