The stress of having time

having time

“I don’t have time” is the main excuse to explain why we don’t do fitness, learn a new language, play golf, learn to paint, read… The list of things we want to do is always expanding and is often a source of regrets. But what happens when there is time, after retirement or success in business for example? In this … Read More

iPad or iPhone Yellow screen fix

If your iPad screen is yellow, it’s probably not broken, but somehow the night shift setting is on. Turn the night shift setting off and your screen will be white again! The setting can be accessed by swiping up from the bottom of your iPad  

How to measure learning progress and experience

The three levels of experience This article describes in a simple and clear manner the three levels of experience I go through when learning something new. Copyright: anatols / 123RF Stock Photo

Patience – a rarely used leadership skill

Use patience

The culture of leadership is about doing, doing more, more efficiently and for longer periods. Patience is not on any recommended skill list, but it should. The higher you get, the more patience you must have. The higher you get, the more patience you need Patience is not something you put on your CV, but if you are an executive, you … Read More

First step towards self-awareness

Part of living a happy and great life, requires a deep understanding of yourself, to know your strengths and weaknesses and to find out what motivates you. You can decide to be an explorer and search on your own, or you can choose to seat on giant’s shoulders by leveraging existing tests and tool, and start your exploration with a … Read More

One trick to be more confident during an interview

You have lots of power during the hiring process If you are not going to an interview because you are not ready to quit, then stop over-thinking and go! An interview is a negotiation, and you have power.

How to get your name printed in the Financial Time (I’m famous, sort of)

Hi all, a post to share a good news! I’ve successfully completed the Financial Time Non-executive Director diploma. YEAH! This is important because: my mum can finally be proud of my post-graduate studies (there is something) I had my name printed in the Financial Time for the first time (see image) I’m now comfortable with most aspects of boards’ responsibilities … Read More

New times, times for change

Time to change, After reviewing the initial goals of the blog, taking out all vanity metrics it’s clear that it is time to pivot, to change, to try something new. And what you see on the main page of frankcontrepois.com this ‘something new’. by breaking some rules of blogging, After listening and reading about blogs, I’ve decided to make the blog more like … Read More