Do you know the seven levels of delegation?

Empower more, share the load, delegate

In “Turn the ship around“, Captain David Marquet, explains how he changed the usual military “leader-follower” style of command into a “leader-leader” approach, transforming his nuclear submarine from the worst one in the US navy to the best one, within a year! One key aspect of this transformation is David’s use of 7 questions and sentences, to empower subordinates, enabling more … Read More

How to make stress your friend

How to make stress your friend

In a TED talk, in June 2013, Kelly McGonigal describes how the way you think about stress influences your body reaction to it, up to the point of having a positive impact on health.

Don’t say sorry, say thank you

Sorry  is translated into “I have failed and I take all the blame”. Why are you taking all the blame when most of the time you’ve not failed, nor offended, nor feel regrets? Moving from a sorry sentence to a thank you sentence is a great way to turn a negative message into a positive one and have a great start with your … Read More

Take a 1h lunch pause

Get out at lunch, invite colleges and friend. Measure the quality of your life/work after… repeat every day for a week

Priorities – Humans> Phone > E-mail

People are more important that phone calls which are more important than e-mails. Easy to understand, easy to apply

4 easy steps to set your goals and get more from life

Great goals - an olympic Gold medal

Improve your life by setting impossible goals! Setting goals will improve your focus, your results and your life. If you’ve tried to set your goals alone, there is a high chance that you still don’t have goals, or you’re ignoring them. I have discovered that setting great goals is a 4 step process that I describe in this post.

Be smarter by complicating your life

Long an narrow foot suspended bridge

You are smarter than you think, but the fear of failing limits your successes. With small steps and some courage you can achieve great improvements and better visibility. Courage comes when you go outside of your comfort zone and this can be done by complicating your life. This post is about courage, trust and discovery.

How to start having a LIFE, work, sleep balance

Balance

The first step toward a LIFE, work and sleep balance is to visualize your current life and decide where you want to be.

How to keep LIFE, sleep and work in harmony

Hi, my name is Frank Contrepois and my goal is to help you find enough time to do what is important for you while succeeding at work.