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Needs No Introduction – Mr. Sherlock Holmes the world’s best problem-solving thinker

  In the world of crime, he was the best problem solver. Outside the world of crime, he was one of the best problem-solving thinkers. What hides behind? One skill. One skill made all the difference. He recognized and developed what was his greatest strength, his way of thinking. His natural way of problem solving [...]

Problem-solving or Goal-oriented?

  Regarding the direction that people tend to move when it comes to the things they value, they tend to find themselves in one of two basic positions, Toward or Away from.  Every individual will find themselves moving somewhere in the continuum between Toward and Away from. Usually, people will tend to move either more [...]

First-time managers – Living hell in the workplace or an opportunity to thrive?

  Getting that promotion to manager is an important milestone in every professional’s career. It clearly signifies a transition on the corporate ladder and a clear sign that the person’s contribution and prowess are being recognized by company seniors.  However, practice has shown that getting that promotion is no bed of roses. Mainly due to [...]


Is Teamwork Fact Or Pure Fiction? 

  The phrase “teamwork makes the dream work” is often thrown around carelessly in the business world, everywhere from family-run businesses to international corporations. And while it’s true, effective teamwork does make daily, monthly and yearly operations easier, it’s a concept that looks much simpler on paper than in practice.  Why is it that both [...]

There are always two sides to every coin

  Detail-oriented thinkers can be easily infuriated by global thinkers. There is one great example that describes how global thinkers and detail-oriented thinkers have different perspectives of the same situation.  We’re talking about the story of a German bank manager, Hilmar Kopper, at the beginning of the 1990s. As a result of a large German [...]

Learning and Development Trends for 2020

’‘As Surely as Ferris Wheel Keeps Turning We Keep Learning’’ As the end of 2019 approaches, it’s time to reflect on the previous year. Which were the most notable trends in the Learning and Development industry? What kind of problems Learners and Learning Professionals have been dealing with? How far have we got since [...]

Weaknesses and Strengths as Yin-Yang

The Yin Yang symbol is a well-known symbol in East Asia. The Yin Yang is an ancient Chinese philosophical approach and a holistic, dynamic, and dialectical worldview, methodology, and life wisdom. The Yin Yang thinking has had an enormous impact on Chinese philosophies, martial arts, medicine, science, literature, politics, daily behavior, beliefs, thinking, and other [...]

Your Strengths Make a Difference

“Treasure, you use foolishly or wisely”   You are made of your strengths. Your strengths are part of your identity. And your identity makes you who you are. Discovering and developing your strengths is the first and the most important step you can take on your way to success. Understanding success is highly individual, just [...]

How to manage yourself

Success in Knowledge-Economy comes to those who know themselves—their strengths, their values, and how they perform at their best. Have you ever wondered what some of the worlds greatest achievers, Leonardo da Vinci, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud and Napoleon Bonaparte had in common? They’ve always managed themselves. To a large extent, that [...]