4 ways leaders build trust
Feb03

4 ways leaders build trust

Elisabet Vinberg Hearn and I wrote this article for 2020visionleader.com There’s a lot of talk about trust – all around the world; in politics in particular, but also in business and society as a whole. We would argue that trust is quite a straightforward thing – without it we have nothing. We may be able to manage without trust for a while, but over time lack of trust erodes engagement and joy at work. And working in a hybrid set-up...

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Want to build great relationships? Then start by assuming positive intent
Feb02

Want to build great relationships? Then start by assuming positive intent

Read the article we have written for 2020visionleader.com: Want to build great relationships? Then start by assuming positive intent   Everyone is different. Everyone is their own unique person. Just because they don’t think or feel like you, that doesn’t mean that they are wrong. People typically do the best they can. Rarely do people intentionally set out to annoy others or create conflict. If somebody says or does something that...

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A connected leadership Team
Jan16

A connected leadership Team

Elisabet Vinberg Hearn and I wrote this article for 2020visioneleader.com Leadership teams don’t always find it easy to work together. Everyone is busy and may never have had time to get to know each other. The members may not inhabit the same office or even be in the same country or continent, and time differences can make getting together online challenging. There are often conflicting priorities and a culture of healthy or...

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Four practical ways to improve social health at work.
Jan11

Four practical ways to improve social health at work.

Health is important for us all, at work and in life as a whole. We often think and talk about it as physical health and mental health. But what about social health? This could be described as team health, collaborative health, connectedness health, belonging health, networking health – basically anything that talks about the health that our social interactions (or lack thereof) create. People spend so much time in a work environment,...

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How to be a open-minded thinker
Jan09

How to be a open-minded thinker

Elisabet Vinberg Hearn and I wrote this article for 2020visionleader.com A few years ago, we had the privilege of being in Oxford, listening to various topics being debated by a group of very verbal 16-year old students. What an amazing experience it was, what incredible flexibility of mind these teenagers were able to convey. We were so very impressed and indeed inspired. And it very effectively highlighted the importance and value...

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