Being shy – Tips to overcome the main frustrations

Bonjour, today I want to share some tips to overcome the main frustrations of being shy. Shyness is a feature of my character and probably yours if you are reading. By being shy we often do not express our ideas, often resulting in frustration of the idea being ‘stolen’ by someone else. It can be even more frustrating when we have the courage to express ideas, but … Read More

Simon Sinek – how great leaders inspire action

If you don’t know Simon Sinek this Ted talk is the best way to start. His moto “start with why” has change the way people thing about life and business. It’s one of the most popular TED talks with more than 26M views.

How to be creative in 2 minutes

Storm

If you think that you cannot have lots of ideas while on a meeting or without a brainstorming session of 1 or 2 hours with 5 colleagues, then I hope to change your mind in the next 200 words.

Be a successful team, be like an orchestra

Follow the music

All the business books, conferences and experts will talk about the leader leading, the team to be diverse and to hire people smarter than you. But if you ask for examples, you’ll only get confused answers. Yesterday was a Eureka day, I found the analogy that connects -my- dots.

The best way to get promoted is to be vocal about your good work

get and give credit

They don’t know what you’ve done unless you provide the means to show it.  Waiting for the boss to notice, the colleague to show it, is typically not going to work. You need to be vocal about what you have accomplished, and take recognition. Great things need to be shared, good work deserves recognition and talents need to be made visible and cultivated. … Read More

Say it, don’t assume it

Say it

Say it! Don’t make judgments on your opinions, don’t assume that you know what other people think, let other think for themselves. Your views are yours, they are worth sharing and they are not for everyone to agree on.

Flip the coin aka Changing perspective

changing perspective

This is one of the most important article of FrankContrepois.com as the methodology described has changed my life for the best some years ago. I call it flip the coin! Flipping the coin is my way to remember that everything in life can be seen from at least two perspectives and changing perspective has allowed me to see the world through different lenses resulting … Read More