Relationship Power at work
Sleep affects the results of most things. Yet it’s so easy to keep pushing investing in it forward. If you’re lucky to have a few days of vacation right now. Don’t trade your chance for some extra sleep away for all the attention seeking platforms out there. Instead of sitting up following a trail of … Continue reading Invest in your sleep – investing in better results, connections & empathy

Time with your most important people.. and what story the data tells Blissful time with your most important people? Check your stats and think again.. Christmas is coming up. Remind yourself to be there slightly more than usual for those you care about. Be mindful, present and let a few of those noises rest until … Continue reading Time with your most important people.. and what story the data tells

Exceptions to the rule. Dangers and inspiration Beware there be dragons here. Exceptions to the rule. Something we often long to become. Personally. While I deep to my core help people consistently grow their potential, by stretching all they are right now I still believe the media bombardments of “Exceptions to the rule” is the … Continue reading Exceptions to the rule. Dangers and inspiration

Asking Right – a few thoughts on how to ask questions: For advice or anything else. We are living in wonderful times. It’s easier than ever to connect with people around the globe getting help and advice. I believe must of us humans’ wants to help. IF everything else is equal we will do the … Continue reading Asking Right
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Your Attention in the modern age and how it affects your relationships and everything Are you in control of your attention investments? I think not, I sure know I am struggling with the modern noise out there. Right now there is a near infinite set of algorithms out there working to seer you away from … Continue reading Your Attention in the modern age and how it affects your relationships and everything
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Your Compass and your Map-Making skills, your maps Legends and your ability to share Vision of what may be Are you trying to follow a map when really need your compass more because the map is outdated?   Are you daring to put a flag down helping others get there safely, within budget and time? … Continue reading Your Compass and your Map-Making skills, your maps Legends and your ability to share Vision of what may be

Clarity, Clarity, Clarity – only then communicate Think “What is it for?” “WHO is this for?” Before you speak, before you plan, before you execute. For example, when talking in order to get things to happen: Own the emotions Own your body language Own your words Own your results its your responsibility if you keep … Continue reading Clarity, Clarity, Clarity – only then communicate
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What’s YOUR style of play? This is not a quickfix/howto podcast harvesting on fear of loss, need for guarantees or checklist.   When I was a young leader of my first team I was desperately longing for a quick checklist to follow. Something that could guarantee if I followed its guidance I’d be great manager … Continue reading What’s YOUR style of play? This is not a quickfix/howto podcast harvesting on fear of loss, need for guarantees or checklist.

The gap between ambition and effort-level. If there is a gap they become disconnected and thus not feeding each other energy. This can sound something along these lines, but I’m sure you have heard countless others just like it. “I want to be a star at X, I’m just waiting for the next idol program … Continue reading The gap between ambition and effort-level
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Choosing Your Manager, Clients, Students, Customers – basically who you want to serve and why I tap again on the theme, you are the company you choose. And I want to highlight “your manager.” Who are the people you’re serving? If you are going to ask yourself right now, is he or she helping you … Continue reading Choosing Your Manager, Clients, Students, Customers – basically who you want to serve and why

Your time mostly comes from your actions You are your own source more than anyone else. Don’t blame others for where you are. Step up to the responsibility of being you, or at least closer to it right now.   You become the company you keep. Ask yourself. Those you invest most time with do … Continue reading Your time mostly comes from your actions

Bimodal organisation Development & Digital Transformation still require a People First mindset  How BiModal are your organisation percentage wise? How much do you “experiment” to learn a better new normal? How well do you know your people so you know who wants to embrace the mode 1 or our organisation and the mode 2. You … Continue reading Bimodal organisation Development & Digital Transformation still require a People First mindset

Deflecting – Connect or Disconnect, dont deflect Some thoughts on inner and outer deflections and what this does to your ability to connect. Acknowledge the beam of positive energy sent to you. Dare to look into the face of your scary monsters, doubt or shame and you’ll find new ways to get the important job … Continue reading Deflecting – Connect or Disconnect, dont deflect

This is just an extra episode celebrating International Podcast Day You’re listening to the 185th episode of Relationship Power at work. I started podcasting 4 years ago. Please check out the live celebration here. I hope you find another podcast that helps you even more in your daily life.   https://internationalpodcastday.com
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Digital Transformation, Operational BI and the importance of infrastructure and well oiled listening processes   Now is the time to really thank the heroes at infrastructure for their hard work, because it’s about to pay off when all organisations starts to realize “information is their most valuable asset” alongside with the digital transformation required to … Continue reading Digital Transformation, Operational BI and the importance of infrastructure and well oiled listening processes

A tribute to Seth Godin’s altMBA Some thoughts its lasting effects now two years after attending Mars 2016 I completed Seth Godin’s alltMBA, it was the 4th time Seth held it. I’ve learned, applied and had great success with Seth’s advices over the years so joining was an easy choice, even if the course was … Continue reading A tribute to Seth Godin’s altMBA
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Train your imagination – What you are unaware of controls your options I’d claim your most important thing is your imagination, combined with your focused attention and execution How often do you explore “what may be”? Are you executing on your ideas? Like Tony Robbins say “stay in your head and you’re dead” You can’t … Continue reading Train your imagination – What you are unaware of controls your options
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The Purpose of Analytics is Change. Listen to the 4+Arrows within every dot on every graph The Purpose of Analytics is Change. It’s not enough to become aware. It’s not enough to sit on the IT side of this only, you need to help to make it happen. It’s not enough to predict the optimal … Continue reading The Purpose of Analytics is Change. Listen to the 4+Arrows within every dot on every graph

Analytics & algorithms – enhancing beyond your own direct experience Can you Trust your own direct experience as an answer for the future? You can’t trust algorithms blindly, yet you’re unaware of how they’re used EVERYWHERE in ways that affect you way more than you know. Yet often some KPI’s become so important and untouchable, … Continue reading Analytics & algorithms – enhancing beyond your own direct experience
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Come Storms, Ebb, Tide and high water – I will be here lighting your path toward this position Sometimes metaphors gets a picture in our head that is so energizing we just have to act on it. In this episode I talk about the waves of time in your life. How we all encounter high … Continue reading Come Storms, Ebb, Tide and high water – I will be here lighting your path toward this position

Embrace your draft: responsibly & publicly Dont hide behind a draft, make it real. Dont hide behind perfect, share your draft. Ship something today that will help someone else. This episode is actually two episodes. One the one listed here, and behind it, after it. The one I recorded first, then felt was not worthy … Continue reading Embrace your draft: responsibly & publicly

Effects of having a contingency plan BEFORE you need it What’s a contingency plan for you? For me it’s all about maintaining the ability to execute effectively. Its easy to get lost in agreements, SLA:s, technology or just the mental idea confusing “keeping busy” with what is actually generating results. When you are starting business … Continue reading Effects of having a contingency plan BEFORE you need it

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Encourage, Encourage, Encourage – don’t punish instead be clear and positive about the future Encouragement is mightier than compliance long-term. Try to catch yourself whenever you get carried away in frustration, or anger this is just your short-term behaviour that most often will hurt the long term potential. The alternative cost of you venting your … Continue reading Encourage, Encourage, Encourage – don’t punish instead be clear and positive about the future

Exponential results ways to get that 1% behavior that yields 99% of your result Seneca said “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity” – Are YOU ready for opportunity with 99 times your current results AND saving your most scarce resourse, time, while embracing it? Does Routine Really Help Us Get to Our Goals? … Continue reading Exponential results – ways to get that 1% behavior that yields 99% of your result

Seeing things from others, zoomed-out perspective. Clients perspectives, your customers perspective and your own perspective.   Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.  Quote Albert Einstein We often get so entangled with the people around us that we sometimes forget  that no-one else ever align with us … Continue reading Seeing things from others, zoomed-out perspective.

Doves & Hawks, Relationship Power and the Fast, Connected Economy or the Curves of Evolution in the Fast Instant Access Connected Economy   Doves and hawks are both adorable species. And we can learn from them as well especially for the early managers. What would you like to become? A hawk? Or a dove? Why … Continue reading Doves & Hawks, Relationship Power and the Fast, Connected Economy

Know your people – and some thoughts on KPIs, metrics and measurements ..or Key Metrics Performance Indicators when the order to “Round Down Cost” inevitably comes This is a managers’s guide on leveraging key metrics on getting to know their people effective behaviour better. This will also help you improve your relationship at work by … Continue reading Know your people – and some thoughts on KPIs, metrics and measurements

Behaviour Follows Assumptions – You become the company you keep The power of the group you surround yourself with are strong. Imagine positive intent. Do you surround yourself with people who imagine the positive intent of others? I’m asking yourself right now – who comes to mind that does that? Do you draw blank? Does … Continue reading Behaviour Follows Assumptions – You become the company you keep

How to Create a Deeper Relationship with Your Online Audience with Cliff Ravenscraft “We have the power within ourselves to literally change the world.” – Cliff In this episode, we will learn about how to create a powerful and positive impact to your online audience. Cliff will talk about how to deepen your relationship with … Continue reading How to Create a Deeper Relationship with Your Online Audience with Cliff Ravenscraft

Freedom can best be created before you need it – leaving that choice to others will make you a commodity. The Digital Era In these fast paced, digital era, most of the things that we do has an equivalent of a software or app that makes things easier for us. It’s scary and wonderful at … Continue reading Freedom can best be created before you need it – leaving that choice to others will make you a commodity.

Intention and Attention Train in guarding your attention. It’s the lifeblood of all of us. If we’re mindful of our attention we choose if we should feel inspired or judged by another person’s comments, behaviour or achievements. Your awareness about yourself is what makes you get energy or loose it whenever you see that carrot … Continue reading Intention and Attention
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Go Beyond your muscle failure.  Build your business and character like a personal trainer. Go Beyond yourself often towards muscle failure. That’s the only time growth happen. Power speed reading, comfort zone extending, processes, group development anything. if you find yourself succeeding most of the time take bigger steps, if not then take smaller steps … Continue reading Go Beyond your muscle failure. Build your business and character like a personal trainer.
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My weird honors your weird The bell curve has changed thanks to the internet, the connection economy and “near instant access” to most things. It’s easier than ever before to make an impact, to help people beyond the horizon. When I grew up we all tried to conform to the same norm. Marketing was loud … Continue reading My weird honours your weird
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Take your positions – Who do you want to help and why? There is a reason why the instructions tell you to put on the air mask on yourself FIRST: Before helping your kid, friend or co-worker. Without Air, you will quickly forget the long-term priorities, and you can make things worse while you’re unable … Continue reading Take your positions – Who do you want to help and why?
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Tension, Empathy & Sympathy – Responsibility from different perspectives Empathy. Seeing the perspective of others. Walking in someone else’s shoes. Dare to face the unknown of the minds of those around you. Dare to embrace that they might think you’re wrong. They might be right, and you’re not. Embracing that you’re having an impact on … Continue reading Tension, Empathy & Sympathy – Responsibility from different perspectives
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Exciting times – What’s exciting for you might not be exciting for someone else We’re living in exciting times. I’m sure every generation before me has said the same words, felt the same.  What I’m thinking on right now specifically is the instant auto feedback we’ve got available for becoming better. Live feedback in our … Continue reading Exciting times – What’s exciting for you might not be exciting for someone else
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Why are you doing this? Why High Standards help you – Why Commitment increase attention   Quite often I get the question “why do you do this?” Some talk about “why the commitment on consistency” others “why for free when you have people who are thankful for the opportunity to  pay you for your knowledge … Continue reading Why are you doing this? Why High Standards help you – Why Commitment increase attention
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Throughput thoughts Some thoughts on intention and results, and the passage required to archive it. This is high and low, tech and people. I guess some people would call it random ramblings. Some thoughts on email/phone/video/actual meeting Phone thumbs throughput and making replies easy and effective. Delegation, effect and not being superman. Or that if … Continue reading Throughput thoughts
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Full Contact play with your Anti-thesis Get the habit of embracing an anti-thesis to your belief every now and then to deepen your learning on your topic, or that it’s time to leave while “on top” Perhaps get together over dinner with some mastermind friends on a yearly basis and ask everyone to bring a … Continue reading Full Contact play with your Anti-thesis
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Right now forces are gathering to make you a commodity. It already happened all around you. Uber, Spotify, Travel-agents etc. The middleman is cut out and a proxy service is censoring out everything that doesn’t adapt. In the consultant nice, we have consultant brokers, offshore resources and a lot of things helping clients get their … Continue reading thoughts on becomming a commodity and choosing your position

When presenting a week back I got the question by a person in the audience on any advice in becoming awarded by eWork just like I did. (ework awarded me Consultant of year 2013) My reply was a recommendation to not chase awards. Instead focus on working towards excellence at your chosen trade. Focus on … Continue reading Race don’t chase – some thoughts on awards

Mind your attitude – let go of labels I believe you, me and most of us need to constantly remind yourself before the mindset becomes the new normal for us, the new natural. When you start to take action your mind will resist, will encourage you in all sorts of ways to step aside, to … Continue reading Mind your attitude – let go of labels
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The Power of a Delta.txt file of how things should and could be When you’re starting new, for example at a new site, new employer or anything you’re in a golden situation to see the patterns in the workplace with a fresh eye. Perhaps you’re noting that everyone is walking across the river to collect … Continue reading The Power of a Delta.txt file of how things should and could be
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Simple – not easy   Simple and Easy is not the same ting yet I find that over the years most people confuse the too, sometimes myself included. We want easy yet we already know the recipe for what we want is simple. Rarely is it as easy as an instant success because if that … Continue reading Simple – not easy
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Gratefulness & Respect – your choice of words matter Gratefulness serves you in so many ways beyond here and now. Let is invigor you with energy and joy that benefits others too. Let it give you a forward motion for what you have not yet accomplished but will be done with before today is done. … Continue reading Gratefulness & Respect – your choice of words matter
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  You don’t need a big chunk of time to start. Are you sure you’re not waiting and wasting valuable time investments. In essence, are you stuck in the prelude to your own life? Its easy that Works becomes the main chapters in our book, when in reality you CAN build something small steps by … Continue reading Your Life is not a prologue, don’t wait, the time is now
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Digital Connections, and the power of the system and our emotions of feeling connected. Right now we’re attention flooded. Many use systems to keep up with friends. We no longer use DIRECT-CONNECTION to most things we depend on today. Despite we know that face-to-face meeting delivers the most metadata in our discussion, with a loss … Continue reading Digital Connections, and the power of the system and our emotions of feeling connected.

There is a message for you everywhere. If you’re looking for it you’ll always find a lesson, anywhere, at all times, from everyone   If you’re actively looking for it, I also believe people around you will bloom in areas unexpected. Helping both you and them connect better AND get more done. Are you listening?
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You become the company you keep Another way of saying it is “you are the average of the X people you spend the most time with.” I believe WHO you invest the most of your time with is the most important decision of your life. In the right company most things seem easy. Often you … Continue reading You become the company you keep

Time is your most precious investment – become aware   Where you invest your time, and furthermore WHO you invest your time with is the most important decision in your life. It affects everything. The impact you will have on this world, your health and achievements just to name a few. Life if full of … Continue reading time is your most precious investment – become aware
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Listen for what is not said + John Lee Dumas Entrepreneurs on Fire second Kickstarter How often do you actively listen for what is NOT being said? Focus on what the data is saying, not the highest talker Focus on what the body is doing, instead of the head is saying Focus on your intended … Continue reading Listen for what is not said + John Lee Dumas Entrepreneurs on Fire second Kickstarter

We’re in an Age of Instant Access and Connection Analytics – food for thoughts Instant Access to so many things today, and yet more is coming every day. How does that affect relationship building and the power to help more people get what they want? Today most of us live in a connection economics economy. … Continue reading Age of Instant Access and Connection Analytics

 Meta-Memory, Meta-Me – Self-confusion and Clarity,  Psychosynthesis & Imagery Exercises   Some say our Memory is “us”, that we are the core of what we remember. Your achievements, friends who has always been there for you and the people, activities and things you love. Study after study prove we can’t trust our memory. Yet most … Continue reading Meta-Memory, Meta-Me – Self-confusion and Clarity, Psychosynthesis & Imagery Exercises

It’s wonderful living in the world of Instant Access like we’re doing right now. And Virtual Reality can really help build a connection to the individuals around us , but we also have to remember to build live connections around us. If we don’t really “need” anyone since we get everything delivered tailored to us … Continue reading Age of Access, Virtual Reality and Digital_Twins

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