A selection of the 20 best books for entrepreneurs based on my experience as one and real life experimentation.
Anya and I got married in France on the 18th of July 2015 and we are now on honeymoon in California. I thought I could find the time to write a couple of articles, but with all the things to do and see, it is not going to be possible. So I’ll be back to you in August, rested and … Read More
FrankContrepois.com is about living a life where changes are opportunities and crises do not stack up. Overcoming a crisis is the fastest way to improve. It’s how we survived as a specie, a crisis will make your body generate the right hormones (like adrenaline) that will push your brain and body to evolve, resulting in a better YOU. A big change just happened or … Read More
LIFE is too complex to be balanced The idea of work/life(style) balance has been extremely useful to introduce priorities and goals outside of work. It is not surprising that work/life balance has gained momentum when the majority of people started to marry for -real- love, when going back home became a positive experience and staying at work to avoid home became the exception. Work/life balance was … Read More
Congratulations, you’ve been assigned a new team! It might be a temporary thing, or a long term relationship, but it starts today. And today you’ll have to make your first impression, create a team culture from the first team meeting. You want to deliver a pitch that will energize, give a sense of direction and will establish you as a leader. But what is the … Read More
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
You have a spam filter for the unsolicited advertisement, but do you have a filter for unsolicited or useless work e-mails? This post is about reducing the amount of e-mail triggered distractions by separating e-mails into three groups: e-mails where you are the main recipient (To) and that you need to read. e-mails used by others to offload part of their responsibilities on you (CC). … Read More