My 9 take aways from the book Work Rules from Laszlo Bock

Part of my new morning routine is to read. In fact it was one of the main reasons to establish it in a new way for me 3 months ago.

It created the first results already. One of them is that I finished the book “Work Rules” from Laszlo Bock. And here you can find my 9 take aways that you can use when you are new in a management role or for your personal development.

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My step by step guide to set your life goals – Part 3

Life Goal Achievement Rituals

That’s the hard part.

That’s where most people struggle.

The one and only way to achieve something is to constantly focus on it. The only way to get your actions done and achieve your goals is to constantly pursue them.

The best way to do that is to create your own rituals.

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My step by step guide to set your life goals – Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of “My step by step guide to set your life goals”. It is part of little series I created around setting life goals. In case you’ve missed part 1, have a look here.

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My step by step guide to set your life goals – Part 1

The most important benefit of setting goals isn’t achieving your goal; it’s what you do and the person you become in order to achieve your goal. That’s the real benefit.

Jim Rohn

By setting your goals you design your life instead of just living it.
With goals set you get your mind focused. You are able to fade out all the noise and distraction around you and get straight to where you want to get. You can become what you want to become.

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The one thing that counts in life.

Recently, I held several seminars in front of people that are new at work, aged 19-24. We were talking about relationships and networking. I recommended that they should be with people they really like and that give them energy.

A 75 year old Harvard Study reveals why that is the best way to live a happy life.

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Grow Your Network

To create your reliable personal network, identifying the right people and creating a proper list is already some work to do. If you do it properly your list can grow by one person every one or two weeks. Let’s assume you met many people. Your people list is filled with entries. What now? How to grow your network?

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Identify People You Enjoy Being With

This is Step number 1 to create your personal network. It is to identify people you enjoy being with.

I will not describe how you connect yourself to everybody to meet. Because I think the only way to build a long-term reliable network is to create it with people you like.

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3 Steps To Create Your First Personal Network

People tell me often that I have a big network. People ask me how I keep this network alive. They ask me how I keep up and grow all these connections. Below I describe my way. I describe 3 simple steps to create your first personal network.

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3 Advices From Steve Jobs

Some time ago I found a great video on You Tube with 3 great inspiring advices from Steve Jobs. The video shows Steve Jobs holding a speech at Stanford University, in front of a graduate class. It is only 15 minutes long.

It gave me some very interesting thoughts. I noted them down for me and would like to share them with you.

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10 Tips From Successful Leaders To Newcomers

Today I’m gonna present you the 10 tips from successful leaders to newcomers.

I am a Mentor for dual students (special education program in Germany). Recently, I interviewed a couple of Senior Managers. Every one of them leads big departments. They all started from where you are today, as a newcomer.

I asked them: „What is your No. 1 advice to my mentees for personal and professional success?”

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Make yourself replaceable

When I worked for a automotive supplier, I participated in an “Welcome New Employees Event”. There were different speeches, one held from the Head of HR. During his speech he was asked what he would recommend in order to go up in the companies hierarchy. He said: “Make yourself replaceable.” Continue reading “Make yourself replaceable”