SMART Goals Are Not Suitable For Remarkable Changes

Summary: SMART goals became a standard in many areas. They are a great method to avoid ambiguity and irrelevance but come to their limit in case of change – private or corporate. Clear communication of the underlying feeling is missing. I share 3 strategies to get to the bottom of your emotional intention for your … Read more

Pursuing Your Goals with Mental Contrasting

Summary: Mental contrasting is a visualization technique in which you not only consider a positive outcome of your goal but also obstacles that may cross your path. It helps you to balance the positive and challenging aspects of pursuing your goal. What is more difficult for you: setting a goal or pursuing it? For me, … Read more

5 Challenging Questions for Dealing with Resistance

Summary: In this post, I will share 5 questions that help you better deal with internal and external resistance and decide on your next step. They work for your personal goals if you want to change something or start something new. The questions are: What’s so important to me about the goal? What am I … Read more

Book Review: Building Successful Communities of Practice

Summary: Emily Weber’s book “Building Successful Communities of Practice” is a fast and easy read and gives you a hands-on guide to building one on your own. Emily sharing a lot of good practices and pitfalls. I loved to see how the communities develop through stages like Tuckman’s stages of group development. Last year I … Read more

My Top 3 learnings from Teresa Torres’ Talk “The What and Why of Continuous Discovery”

Summary: My personal Top 3 learnings from “The What and Why of Continuous Discovery” Meet your end-users as often as possible. This means at least once per week to avoid the “curse of knowledge” bias and to create a co-create mindset. Automate your recruiting process by either asking your customers directly when they are using … Read more

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