Publications in the Global Achievers Magazine

Happiness, effectiveness, finding the right balance, setting your future plans, positive thinking, determination... In the Global Achievers Magazine I express my thoughts about common everyday events that help us to succeed and grow. ...

Publications in Forbes

My articles for Forbes are based on my experience as an entrepreneur and a corporate consultant, where I share how human factors such as leadership, teamwork and staff management have an influence on final results.
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The Three Components of a Leader’s Image

The phenomenon of leadership is still widely discussed and debated. Business schools teach leadership in their curriculum; analysts study the biographies of great leaders and formulate theories about their success; HR managers have ...

How to make your communication more transparent

How often do you do things that you don’t like, don’t want or don’t agree with? For example, your partner wants to attend an event, and it does not interest you. In this case the minimal effect of this disagreement is dissatisfaction ...

The FAE-technique for healthy relationships

Today, I would like to share one of the verbal communication techniques that is easy to use and very effective. Not only is it related and relevant to the recent topic of strengthening boundaries but it also works as an effective ...

Who do you love more — yourself or others (Part 3)

I do my thing and you do your thing. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, And you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you, and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, it's beautiful. If not, it ...

The four stages when establishing personal boundaries (Part 2)

Do you know of any men or women in your circle that choose to stay in unhealthy relationships because they embrace mediocrity or are unable to leave? They accept the actions of their partners only because choosing otherwise is almost ...

Personal boundaries, too soft or too harsh? (Part 1)

Recently, I have been receiving many inquiries about personal boundaries which are appearing to become more and more blurred in our interpersonal relationships. One of the reasons for this cloudiness is the growth of technologies, ...

Personal boundaries: Wait, who’s there?

Our lives consist of relationships which influence our self-esteem and inner comfort directly or
indirectly. We are constantly involved in two-way long-term relationships with our children, parents,
partners or friends, and in ...

Talking smart: tips for effective verbal communication

Verbal or spoken communication is a way to express yourself and to connect with others. It is a fundamental soft skill that allows us to share information and be part of society. Verbal communication refers to the use of words when ...

Magic word “Thank you” that makes our lives happier

Effective communication is a "final product" which consist of methods and techniques that help us to
reach communicative goals as quickly and as qualitatively as possible. These goals are closely
related to the basic functions of ...

Effective communication without words: what do our gestures reveal

It’s a well-known fact that we can determine if a person is in a good mood from the time they enter a room and even before they start talking. This is possible when we pay attention to their non-verbal signals and interpret them ...

You and I are of the same blood

Did you know that communication between people starts before the first word is said and continues even after the end of a conversation? This happens because communication goes far beyond verbal interaction. It also includes effective ...

Understanding Body Posture

Speaking of effective communication, the importance of posture cannot be underestimated. As an essential element of non-verbal communication, it reveals our emotions and initiates a corresponding reaction from people with whom we ...

Charisma and the ways of its developing

People often talk about charisma however when the discussion becomes more detailed, the
dialogue gets less active, even scientists waver about this phenomenon. The word "charisma" is
derived from the Greek language and means "favor ...

Express method of building bridges

In today's communication there are several ways to establish contact and develop effective relationships. One way is to express a special form of respect, recognition or admiration by giving compliments, which is widely considered to ...

Body language of men and women: how much do we really differ?

We are often told by psychologists that men and women come from different planets. Indeed, the genders typically display different mentalities and behaviors. Some of them are biologically determined, while others come from social and ...

Building positive and effective business relationships

According to Gallup research, people who have good relationships with their colleagues and business partners are more likely to be successful, productive and satisfied with their work. Therefore, effective communication in the ...

How to build a strong personal reputation and use it for success

Reputation is an essential part of our personal image. Basically, it’s what other people think of us as a result of our actions. Although reputation is the attitude other people have of us, we can create and influence it, using various ...

The theater starts from the garderobe

The theater starts from the garderobe and communication from the door threshold
Although ambiguous, this expression contains important rules for successful communication. As Shakespeare brilliantly remarked:
"All the world's a stage, ...

Essential communication skills for success in business

“The two words “information” and “communication” are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through” (Sydney J. Harris)
Successful careers are impossible ...

Active listening is the best way to be heard

In our busy modern world, although communication is extremely important, we tend to overlook the time it takes to make connections and the resulting lost opportunities. Active listening is a tool that can help. It makes interpersonal ...

Five methods to peacefully resolve conflict

Conflicts are unavoidable in that we communicate with different people about all areas of life. Conflict arises when personal views and interests clash in emotional situations. Interpersonal disputes cause stress, frustration and ...

At-home cinema reviews — “Chocolat” the movie

The movie "Chocolat" is one of my favorites and from my point of view can serve as an ideal communication manual. It is frequently discussed in our trainings in great detail, especially with sales people. Not only does this film ...

How to make a good first impression in any situation

It only takes several seconds to make a first impression which does matter a lot. It has an enormous impact on our relationships, both personal and professional. Making a great first impression at a job interview, networking event, ...

Five key skills for successful active listening

Active listening is the foundation of effective communication. It allows us to better understand and influence people in a wide range of situations. To become a good listener, you need to practice effective listening skills. Here are ...

Family conflicts: verbal tips for resolution

Conflicts are a natural occurrence in any relationship, especially with the closest people, within a family. It can be a fight between relatives, an intense argument between a parent and a teenager, or a “cold war” between a spouse and ...

Words that destroy relationships

As a result of differences in people, disagreements happen everywhere and every time, although it is still perfectly natural to achieve mutual understandings and common solutions in the realm of disagreements. The challenge arises in ...

3 quick steps in building a rewarding and honest love relationship

Many people think that meeting the right person for a quality long-lasting relationship is a bit of a lottery, however, we can influence our love life more than we think. We don’t actually meet a lifelong partner — we meet a person ...

When your tongue is your enemy

The images (paintings, sculptures, photographs) that surround us, have a significant impact on our lives and may form a favorable or unfavorable energy field, bearing in mind words impact as well. What do you think — will our state of ...

“Whoever has ears, let them hear”

"Whoever has ears, let them hear" (Matthew 13:9)
It is well-known that successful people in business and in top positions have enhanced listening skills. Whether this is cause or effect is unknown, but the fact remains that this ...

How to Make Your Gestures Work for You

Effective communication depends not only on what we speak about but also on
how we do it. It’s a proven fact that our gestures and body language transfer
much more meaning than our oral presentation, hence the need to control them ...

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