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Assessment for recruitment or promotion

An assessment is a decision-making process which ensures that the profile of a candidate or an existing employee matches the needs of the company. Assessments avoid casting errors and make the recruitment process more secure. Read more

As a new Manager Listen to your team.

Starting in a role as Manager of a team, here are some simple steps to make your onboarding successful, explained in this article published by FastCompany. It 's all about listening to your team and showing that you did so. (photo Maxim Tolchinskiy - unsplash) Read more

Team vs Group

Why do we talk about rock bands and sports teams, and never the other way around? In both cases, it's made up of at least two people, who master a technique, practice and evolve together to achieve a goal. So what's the difference? (photo Margarida Csilva - Unsplash) Read more

Living for the week-end?

21% of employees are truly motivated, according to a recent Gallup Institute study. But what about the vast majority? And what is motivation? Read more

« Oops, I did it again »

Here is a little refrain that makes us smile and that easily comes to mind when we make a mistake. But if Britney Spears sings it loud and clear, many of us are much more discreet about our mistakes. And this is one of the paradoxes of mistakes. Naturally, we prefer to keep them to ourselves, even though they often represent an enormous learning potential. A psychologically safe environment promotes both sharing and learning.. Read more

Multitasking is a lure! Worse, it harms our health.

Who has never reviewed a document while on the phone? From managers to employees, we are not only overloaded; we often juggle with a multitude of tasks to the point of exhaustion. Read more

Train your frustration to preserve your ability to think

As we know, the world is changing. What is useful one day becomes obsolete, just as what is fashionable quickly becomes outdated. In our countries, everything is always faster, further, more efficiently,easier... for our pleasure. This pleasant sensation linked to the satisfaction of a desire, a material or mental need. Read more

The hippopotamus is the most dangerous animal in the savannah.... and in meeting rooms.

At the end of the meeting, after 1 hour of discussion, the HIPPO (HIghest Paid Person's Opinion) emerges. She gives her opinion and all decisions are aligned to it. If it is the opinion of the highest paid person that takes precedence, why having a meeting at all? Beyond the waste of time, the biggest danger is to miss ideas, feedback and the opportunity to strengthen the teams' collective intelligence. Avoid this danger: practice psychological safety. Read more