I invite you to discover this short video (2 minutes) of Simon Sinek in which he takes the example of Nelson Mandela. Are you ready to discover the art of listening?Continue reading “A Surprising Habit of Great Leaders”
This manifesto is only about benevolence in
meetings within hierarchical organizations.
Here is a manifesto of benevolence which can be summarized in 3 words to ensure employee wellbeing on a daily basis:
No public criticism
In any kind of meeting, publicly criticizing someone’s ideas can be humiliating, hurtful or even malevolent: “I don’t agree”; “It’s not a good idea because…”; “Yes, but…” (yes, your idea is interesting, but not so interesting because…).Continue reading “The Manifesto of Benevolence in Meetings”
I am very pleased to announce the publication of my 10th book on the theme of decision-making excellence. This book explores a fundamental dimension of management and leadership: knowing how to keep quiet when you would like to speak!Continue reading “The Chief Always Speaks Last”
Excerpts from the book: The Chief Always Speaks Last. See Chapter 2 of the book.
When you hear the word “meeting,” you immediately think “talking.” However, at times it is more effective to say nothing! In this post, “keeping quiet” means expressing ideas in writing and not staring at once another in silence. Researchers Steven G. Rogelberg & Liana Kreamer have shown that silent meetings are more effective for problem solving and creativity. Thus, this does not apply to the frequent information, sharing and coordination meetings.Continue reading “Welcome to Silent Meetings!”
Several webinars (via Zoom) will be organized in the coming weeks on the theme: