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Make sure you execute your strategy

I am sure you’ve experienced it too: it is that time of the year, and during that meeting where everybody is invited, beautiful slides are presented with the new vision and the even newer strategy; it looks great, but you hear that voice in your head: “it’ll never happen”. Or what’s even worse, you look […]

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coronavirus operations WFH

Efficient remote workshops are possible

After the blog post about remote meetings, I got several questions about how to run remote workshops and questioning their efficiency. There are indeed many differences between meetings and workshops, but I do believe that it is possible to run both remotely in an efficient way. Meetings have the main purpose of sharing information, monitoring […]

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coronavirus operations WFH

How to manage your team remotely?

Management itself is an art. And these days we all need to be masters. From one day to another, just like that, your team and you are not sitting in the same place. With no time to prepare we are pushed to be more more efficient and creative on the way we manage our teams. […]

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coronavirus operations WFH

Remote meetings in the time of corona

Remote meetings can be challenging. But these days, remote meetings are tough. Usually the main challenge is to keep people focused and interested. Nowadays, we need to add the self-isolation conditions to it.  And this is not about tools. What you need are great facilitators who can keep the focus and energize everybody; people who […]

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coronavirus operations WFH

Tips for empty offices times

Choosing to work from home is NOT the same as the situation we are in. We need more than tools to make this work. Studies suggest that the main issues we will encounter are being unable to unplug, loneliness and increased difficulty in collaboration and communication. Tips for you, as a leader Allow flexibility in […]

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It is time to define Operations

During the last 5 years working in Operations, in several organizations at different levels, I found myself quite often explaining what Operations actually means. I’ve been asked many times what it really brings to the table and how to measure its impact.  To be honest, I didn’t completely understand what it meant when I was […]