The COMM:PAKT tip of the week: Don’t be afraid of making a mistake! Most often, we struggle as we don’t want to make a mistake. But when we are afraid of mistakes, we don’t work at our best. And therefore, it is so important that we also do something wrong from time to time, for … Continue reading Embracing Your Failures
The Habits of Calmness
The COMM:PAKT tip of the week: Figure out your habits of calmness! We're always told watch out for that high stress, don't be constant anxious over tasks and work and life, control social anxiety … the modern way of life. Maybe, just maybe we can decide to start this week with a sense of peace, … Continue reading The Habits of Calmness
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
Feeling stuck on something?
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?
Intercultural Team Work
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
Gremlins and Fear
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
Be kind to yourself!
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!
Survive & Thrive
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
Knowing your counterpart’s colour
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