Webstep Sweden had our yearly conference this time in lovely Berlin, one of the days I held Open Space together with my colleagues. As always it was really engaging and fun, and as always there are some groups that don’t want to stop even when the day has ended. Looking forward to next year!
When you are depressed your thoughts are quite different from when you are happy, if you feel creative and are happy will have a different outcome generating ideas than you are not. Nothing is more harmful to a positive creative attitude than fear, uncertainties and doubts (FUDS), yet people and companies allows FUDS to control … Read moreFUDS
One of my favourite TED talks is Dan Pink “On the surprising science of motivation”. I also read Dan Pink’s book Drive – The surprising truth about motivation. Why I found the book and his talk interesting is because it helped me understand something I many times found contradictory – incentive and motivation. How incentive … Read moreThe surprising truth about motivation
Communication is a critical factor in any team, it’s the difference between a high performance team and ordinary or even bad team. But communication is something that is really hard for most of us, we are filled with emotions that can get in the way of the communications between members; We do not listen to … Read moreHow do your team communicate?
Everybody is talking about that book, the book you also want to read but have not found the time or the drive. Or maybe you read a lot of books but you want to explore it further, but has no one to talk to? A fun and interesting way to learn, explore and maybe push … Read moreFun and educational with books
When you sit down in a brainstorming meeting it can be quite hard to distinguish between facts, opinions and guesses, and it can be hard to track them even if you are using a visual aid like Post-it Notes.I like to use different colours or use the first letters for Facts, Opinions, and Guesses.Facts is … Read moreFOG Factor in brainstorming meetings
I read an interesting article on Inc Magazine about handling people that leaves our company. I think the writer has a good point, it is better to have a good break up and leave a positive feeling on both sides, you may end up doing business together in the future. http://www.inc.com/articles/201111/how-to-break-up-with-employees-.html Image: Idea go / … Read moreHow to break up with employees
Tom Wujec’s TED talk about team building is one of my absolut favorits! It goes hand in hand with my 20 years of working experience, on things that works very well and things that could backfire, even if the intention is good. It is also the basis of Agile, how to build a team that … Read moreBuild a tower, build a team
Many meetings is conducted by people sitting around a table and just talking, and it seems that we often just talk around the issue or having problem to unite around what we are trying to solve. I have learned that I often have problem with doing several things at the time like listening, formulate an … Read moreVisual aids
Min kollega Magnus Wikholm på Avega Group kommer att hålla en diskussion om rädslan att göra fel den 18/11 kl 11:00 på vårt kontor i Stockholm. Rädslan för att göra fel lägger en våt filt över innovation och utveckling. Många organisationers ledning och medarbetare är så fyllda av rädsla för att göra fel att beslutsprocesser … Read moreRädslan för att göra fel stoppar innovation och utveckling