ABSTRACT – eight design inspirations

Bart Veen Dutch energizer creative director events network impact making a difference connector celebrating life entrepreneur shares a source of inspiration: Eight of the most creative thinkers and imaginative minds working in the world of art and design today share their story in a personal way in this great Netflix serie. My personal favorite is stage designer …

Start with Who!

OUTNR. member Andy Mosmans shares his view on what drives success; Recently I read a very interesting article on Medium from Michel Bachmann, with the title ‘Start with Who’. It is off course a reaction to one of the most popular TED Talks of Simon Sinek in which he encourages people to 'Start with Why'. That is, leaders …

Empowerment

Organisations require empowered employees to be adaptive enough to survive. Make sure to not just scream the word empowerment, enable true empowerment by establishing these 4 elements: ability - aptitude, skills, knowledge willingness - motivation, aligned goals, positive self-image accountability - responsibility, feedback allow - attitude of management, culture, authorization, access

Resilience

Ephrat Livni - qz.com Psychologist Anna Rowley—who counsels executives at Microsoft and other corporations—shirks the word “happiness” altogether. She believes resilience is the most important skill to cultivate, given the rapid rate of economic and technological change. Feeling good is all fine and good, but it’s fleeting. Learning to deal with difficulty, by contrast, improves your chances of feeling good again. That’s much more …

Performance Reviews

Inc.com John Eades Great leaders give constructive feedback day in and day out. While formal performance reviews are becoming old-fashioned, this does not mean they are ineffective. If performance reviews produce great results for your organization, ensure you do these three things: Get data from more than just yourself. Data from coworkers or team members can frequently provide …