Remember that last presentation that grabbed your attention, filled you with energy and left you baffled and with goose bumps? Having the talent to give great presentations often seems like a god given gift which is impossible for the common man to reach. It steals the audience’s attention away from their phones and does not let go until the […]
Everybody has a different style of leading and often different goals in doing so. Therefore, there is no 8 step program into becoming a leader. Even so, leaders have been able to accomplish great and seemingly impossible things. Here they will reveal some of the valuable lessons they have learnt about leadership along the way. JFK: “We chose to go to the moon (…), not because it is easy, but because it is hard.” The following video shows how JFK reminds the people of their collective accomplishments, making future goals seem less impossible. Moreover, it reminds the public […]
Feedback is a complicated and often touchy subject in a company. Yet, it is what can make a company greater than it ever was before. This is shown in the way that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs have stressed the importance of feedback in their own companies. However, there is no one and only right […]
Let’s face it, you are probably reading this article to procrastinate, by learning how to stop procrastinating. But, we all know that feeling of having to do something very important and yet; the internet keeps calling your name, your phone doesn’t stop ringing and even the walls have become interesting enough to stare at. None […]
Let’s stop lying to ourselves and admit that, yes, we do procrastinate. Everybody sees it as something bad and yet we all continue doing it. Why? Well, because procrastination also has it’s positive sides. First of all, we get to do all the stuff we have put off in the past few weeks in order to […]
If you’re into sport, do yourself a favour and watch this inspirational video. ‘Rise and Shine’ is one of the best motivational videos of the year. This video by Even Odegard is a montage of athletes working to achieve their goals. The speech comes from a video put together by the 2012 Texas Christian University baseball team. […]
Why are some presentations spellbinding and some not? Well, this is the question Nancy Duarte takes on as she shares with the audience the secret of an excellent presentation. In this fascinating talk Nancy Duarte explains the model that she developed for designing transformative presentations. She explains the essential qualities of an excellent presentation by […]
A great example of a failed strategy execution. Sometimes people with the best intention start to execute their strategy, but without thinking if it’s really realistic. The core lesson of this video. Develop a strategy that is in line with your qualities, make it happen and improve. We all know the rainforest is being destroyed. […]
Everyday leadership. Remember that time when you were a leader? You can become a leader with handing out lollipops. We have all changed someone’s life — usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other’s lives
“That’s the way it’s always done around here.” This 5 monkey experiment show shows how culture is created and why we always need to question our culture. Why do we do the things we do? Otherwise society will punish and stigmatize free-thinkers.
This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.
How does Karibou Coffee connect their customers by using their vision? A short explaination. David Horsager is an author, business strategist, and keynote speaker. Through his book and programs he shares the secrets of using trust to impact the bottom line. Combining humor, illustrations, and memorable stories with research and insight, Dave sheds light on […]