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05 May

Today I'm writing about saying no

Datum: 2010-05-05 12:34

Right now, today, I’m writing about how to say no and still have a clear conscience.

When I give talks or work with individuals within organizations, I often meet people that would like to be able to “say no to more things”.

To me, it is all about ...

31 Mar

Can you make things happen by being passive?

Datum: 2010-03-31 12:19

I just came back from a meeting with a prospective customer.

In our conversation we came to talk about the phenomenon that those who want to prevent and counteract change in an organization can do so by being totally passive, especially if he or she holds a key position.

That way, you could say that ...

02 Mar

How do you decide what task to prioritize?

Datum: 2010-03-02 10:22

Good morning.

Today is one of my recurring days dedicated to writing.

Right now I am writing about different methods for prioritization. That is, to do the right thing at the right time.

I have written about ...

01 Mar

Structure and creativity are good friends

Datum: 2010-03-01 18:55

Are structure and creativity each other’s incompatible opposites? Does clarity and orderliness inhibit creativity? Is chaos a prerequisite for high quality creative expression?

Some people I meet express a fear that if they could improve their structure on the job, they would not be as creative as they are now. They seem to believe that order in itself stops the flow of ideas.

That’s not my experience at all. I would not say that ...

15 Jan

Better and better step by step

Datum: 2010-01-15 08:59

I have got an idea and I need your help.

In one of my current assignments, we need to…