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The 5 building blocks of engaged, high-performing teams

The 5 building blocks of engaged, high-performing teams

Originally published in Business Insider Jan 17, 2020. Happy, engaged teams do better work, are more collaborative and innovative, have lower attrition and higher loyalty, and deliver up to 50% better performance than less engaged teams, according to studies from...
How Leaders Can Cultivate Cultures of Gratitude & Joy

How Leaders Can Cultivate Cultures of Gratitude & Joy

    Over the last years we have been exposed to an overwhelming amount of studies and evidence of how our mindsets, emotions and habits not only influence our personal well-being, but also the health of our work cultures and the impact it has on business results....
The Huge Leadership Challenge

The Huge Leadership Challenge

“So that you can have some perspective, allow me to remind you that this last year, transforming TechnoGuard into a company that people are happy and proud to work for, has been one of my biggest priorities. I have chosen this as a strategy because it helps us attract...
The Emotional Journey of Creating Something Great

The Emotional Journey of Creating Something Great

After the first bottle of wine we got the idea. After the second, we were nearly jumping out of our skins with excitement. On the third, not only had we agreed that this was The Best Idea Ever, we had even sketched the entire plan on the paper cloth of the restaurant...
Earning respect “the Norwegian way”

Earning respect “the Norwegian way”

Cross-cultural communication Leader Last week I spoke about cross-cultural communication at a big company event in Berlin, Germany. There were 1700 people in the room, from 20 different nationalities. Leader I talked about how we all come from different upbringings,...
Why change-pain is the only constant

Why change-pain is the only constant

Change leaders “Change is the only constant” the Greek philosopher Heraclitus said 500 years BC. Change Leaders Having spent the last 20 years developing corporate cultures, teams and organizations in constantly changing markets and business landscapes, I couldn’t...
Satisfaction, engagement or passion at work?

Satisfaction, engagement or passion at work?

A few years ago I attended a conference about “engagement at work” (or “arbeidsglede” in Norwegian) and presented my theory about the 3 levels of engagement and how each of them impact performance, innovation and business results.  First we...
How work culture can become a strategy for growth

How work culture can become a strategy for growth

“Strategies are nothing but a guessing game for a future reality we impossibly can predict. Culture eats strategy for breakfast. With the right kind of culture, we can handle anything” my new boss told me. A Company with Culture as Strategy The year was 2002; I...
One dance away from Steve Jobs

One dance away from Steve Jobs

A few weeks ago I was the Master of Ceremonies on a leadership conference on engagement and change in Oslo. One of the keynote speakers was Daniel Walker, CEO of Human Revolution Studios and Steve Jobs’ Chief Talent Officer at Apple between 2000-2005. He rarely...

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