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"If I See a Leadership Book on a Leader's Desk, I'll Fire Her!"

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.29.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

In the news some weeks ago, we read an interview with a well-known top executive from Finland. He had just visited Oslo to share his thoughts about l...

Super Teams, not Superstars

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Sometimes you can feel it immediately. This "something" that is hard to explain, but so easy to feel. A "something" which is part of the culture, and...

A Better Leader by Sitting in Front of Your Computer?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

By Even Fossen When I was young I, by some peculiar reason I do not even remember today, had the ambition of becoming the CEO of a substantial compan...

Why Progress Is the Sweetest Thing

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Many leaders are concerned about how to motivate their employees. They know that engaged workers produce better results, are more creative, and care more for their work. However, which factors that actually motivate and engage their teams have long been discussed.

4 Things to Do to Make You a Better You

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Today many in our part of the world agree that personal development is important and that we live in a time where we must be adaptive and open to change.

Why Taking Time Off Is Valuable for Your Career

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

When you are really busy in your life and career, it might feel like a utopian thought to take a few days off. Not to mention a few weeks. Days or weeks where you can whisk away on a much-needed vacation, preferably far away from everyday chores.

What Is the Cost of Your Leadership?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Imagine the coolest racing car ever built. And you are the one in charge. You are ambitiously leading the construction team. You have a vivid image of...

Being a Good Leader Is Not a Popularity Contest

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

The corporate world is changing. Again. And the requirements for how to be a good leader are also changing. Again.