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The War on Remote vs Onsite Office Work

As we could read in the news Ms Mayer from Yahoo and Mr Branson from Virgin both have a very strong opinions on the topic of home office. Yahoo has recalled all remote employees to have them work from the office again to strengthen communication and collaboration, while the founder of the Virgin group states […]

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Business Games – a playful approach to Business

Over 50 years ago, Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM said “Business is a game, the greatest game in the world – if you know how to play it.” Around the world people come together after work and play. And some of the board games, as Monopoly, are reflections of the business reality and train i.e. […]

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Managing virtual teams

KNOW WHEN TO FAVOR FACE-TO-FACE COMMUNICATION Communication relies strongly on non-verbal signs that can be overlooked during web-based meetings. Especially at the beginning of a project or when you start in a new managerial role, when people don’t know each other and have to learn to read the different cultural and individual clues, it is […]

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One winner and fifteen losers

Another Euro is over, and except Spain most participating countries are disappointed: Italy because they were shamed during the finale, Germany because they again failed to bring the cup home, the Netherland because they didn’t win one single match, Poland and Ukraine, the hosting country, for not making it to the quarter finals, and so […]

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Maturity versus Impetuosity

The youngest versus the oldest team: the game Germany against Italy definitely was a game full of extremes and surprises. In the Germany the outcome shocked many. The supposedly old and tired Italians would have the young kickers run and run, but to no positive avail. Yes, we can still say: experience and maturity are […]

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