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Interested in Neuroleadership?

Neuroleadership

Are you or someone in your network of contacts interested in getting an insight into what we know today about the brain and how to use it to be better and more effective leader?

Neuro Leadership is a course by Thord Nossborn, held in Swedish the 9th of February in Stockholm.

I have attended Thord’s breakfast workshop before and find them most inspiring. See more and signup at: www.neuroledarskap.nu.

 

How to improve communication climate? Collaboration?

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WELCOME TO OUR SWEDISH MEETUP – Feb 16th

Are you a leader wrestling with issues like:

  • How to improve communication climate?
  • How to improve collaboration?
  • How to secure progress towards high-performance teams?

Come join our Meetup February the 16th, organized by my partner Orangino and Agile People and learn about the dialogoue method Orangino Work! The venue is hosted by Cybercom centrally placed in Stockholm on Sveavägen.

agilepeoplesweden WebLogo3Cybercomorangino logo

 

 

Orangino Work can help you with these challenges! It is a dialogue method in a game format comprising various exercises and a very flexible toolbox to improve teamwork and increase engagement. The dialogues make the team more dynamic and develop the success behaviours and thereby contributes to even better results.

We use to say that Orangino Work speeds up the groups way towards a high performing team. As one of our participants said after playing Orangino Work:

  • “Prepared package! Light weight preparation for the leader/facilitator, with a tremendous value on the resulting output!”

orangino work boxA recent study at the University of Lund, demonstrates its effects. The Orangino tool has revitalized many organizations, increased job satisfaction and improved performance.

You will at this meetup get an opportunity to try the Orangino Work tool and team dialogue method, and learn about the benefits for other organizations from the horse´s mouth.

  • Ulla Osterman founder of Orangino AB, willl guide you to understand how you can benefit from Orangino Work in your own organization.
  • Sara Bern, Agile coach at Cybercom, will tell about how it is presently used at Cybercom to support the development of Agile Development to High Performance autonomous teams.

You may of course bring some colleagues!

Sign up: Agile People manages the applications via Meetup, click here.
Price: FREE of charge, thanks to the generous hosting by Cybercom.
When: Tuesday, Februari 16:th,  2016
Where: Cybercom, Sveavägen 20, Stockholm (Subway: T-Centralen)
Agenda:

  • 17.30 – 18:00 Something light to eat. (Think wraps, or similar)
  • 18.00 – 18.30  Introduction Cybercom and Orangino Work
  • 18.30 – 19.30  We will try the tool together in a fun and insppiring way.
  • 19.30 – 20.00  How is Orangino Work used today in agile environments and how can it benefit your work with team development?

Welcome!

Orangino, Agile People and Cybercom in collaboration
Ulla Osterman, Pia-Maria Thorén, Kit Gullbrandson och Sara Bern

Need to improve the feedback climate? Try Orangino Work!

We find Orangino Work being a very good group development method and tool.

Are you as a leader wrestling with such questions as:
How do we improve the interaction and acheive a more open communication climate in the team?
How we get teams to become more self-organizing and performing?

Orangino Work can help you with this! It is a dialogue method in a game format comprising various exercises and a very flexible toolbox to improve teamwork and increase engagement. The dialogues make the team more dynamic and develop the success behaviours and thereby contributes to even better results.

We use to say that Orangino Work speeds up the groups way towards a high performing team. As one of our participants said after playing Orangino Work:

  • “Prepared package! Light weight preparation for leader/facilitator, with a tremendous value on the resulting output!”

orangino work boxA recent study at the University of Lund, demonstrates its effects. The Orangino tool has revitalized many organizations, increased job satisfaction and improved performance.

We offer:

  • Facilitated team dialogue workshops 
  • Certification programs (via Cybercom or Orangino AB)

The super efficient 1%-er and other handy tools in my podcasts…

Long time no see, dear blog reader!

Even though it was some time since I posted here, the  Golden Opportunity podcasts have continued to come out regularly.

The December podcasts are found by clicking here, or go to the podcast site:

And the not before mentioned November podcasts are listed here below:

 

 

How mirror neurons helps your learning – and Success Denominators…

episode 45

Dear blogreader, there has been a lot of things going on lately and my podcasts have therefore been announced late. See podcast links below.

Last month I thought I would  get less work to do at Cybercom on the agile teams in Kista as some activity was moved, and I risked standing there with only one half time assignment, and some odd coaching customers. So I started to ponder other opportunities:

As a consultant you have to work on keeping doors open all the time. Well, as things turned out:

  • I could increase my time at the Swedish Enforcement Authority
  • I also took some courses & seminars on RMP.
  • And established a partnership with RMP-Nordic and Orangino Work.
  • Then Cybercom’s customer in Kista suddenly changed their mind and wanted to keep some of my related agile teams and my related coaching services was again wanted.
  • And several customers suddenly also wanted to know more about the Reiss Motivation Profile (RMP) and the Orangino Work method and tools. Invitations hailing…

Now I am at the position to choose between activities and customers that are both fun, rewarding as well as exciting.

Wow, yes! I am so grateful and happy! It always pays off to invest in good quality education, sooner or later!

You may now want to check out my thoughts in these latest podcasts, thoughts that have been instrumental also in these last successes:

If you want to follow my podcasts, you may subscribe to them at iTunes.

Best regards, Sara

 

Podcasts on Persistence and Imagination

episode 42

Hello, you find my 2 last podcasts on the topics below on iTunes or on my vlog:

Enjoy your development!

Best regards, Sara

[GO] 40: Achieve Your Goals Through Imagineering and Visualization

episode 40 Achieve your goals Through Imagineering and Visualization

I just added a new podcast on achieving goals through so calle dimagineering and visualization.

Have a look at it at itunes or directly at my vlog: [GO] 40: Achieve Your Goals Through Imagineering and Visualization

You know, sometime this piece is the missing link to getting there. You are doing all things right to get to your goal, but something prevents you. Usually then, something in your subconscious is holding you back. You need to reprogram yourself.

Ever since I started my own company I have had a financial goal sometime to have the same income as previously paid employee (as a manager in an international company iwth 35 subordinates), but working only half of the time as entrepreneur, with all the freedom it brings. It has been the most difficult goal to reach for me.

So last summer, as I got a stomach flue and then an infection in india, was doomed to stay in the hotel room as my family toured the country we were visiting, I really made up my mind to use my tools and energy to remove the block and imagineer my living this goal intensively.

Thereafter it took me only a couple of months and then I reached my goal. Imagineering and visualization did the trick for me.

Oh, and I combined the Imagineering with Lifeflow to intensify the effect. More on that in another podcast. Stay tuned!

Have a really nice weekend! // Sara

Purpose and inner desires – inherited or not?

RMP 16 basic desires

I got the question the other day; whether our individual higher purpose is genetic, or maybe derived from inner desires.

Here are my thoughts about it:

We are all born for a higher purpose of any kind, and that purpose has a natural connection with our inner basic desires, motivating forces.

Steven Reiss, Ph.D.*, says that at least 14 of the 16 internal universal driving forces appear to be genetic in origin, because similarities can be seen in the family backwards.

I personally believe that we have a genetic “blueprint” (encoded in the DNA) that gives us numerous opportunities. All parts of the DNA are not active at all times, however. According Epigenetics, smoothly explained by Dr. Bruce Lipton, our perception and emotional state control which part of the DNA that are active at any given moment. Perception and emotional states is rooted more in tradition than in genetics.

This purpose may not necessarily be defined in terms of classic goals, verb or a noun achieved, so to speak. The purpose may e.g. be to help to augment a particular state or feeling.

Bob Proctor example, has dedicated his life to teaching people about what drives  our results and how we can rebuild our habits to better assist us in this. Gandhi dedicated his life to peace and equality found his meaning in trying to eradicate injustice using nonviolence principles.

Far from everyone is clear about their individual purpose. It tends, however, to brighten slightly when taking step by step.

When taking step by step towards your purpose your “meaningful happiness,” as Reiss calls it, will increase. You may notice that you often find yourself more often in a “higher emotional state” (see for example the staircase of the emotional state according to Dr. Hawkins in the book “Power vs Force”).

When taking steps away from your purpose, your meaningful happiness is reduced. The reduction of the value-based happiness might be masked by increased “feel-good happiness” (the feel-good luck), but usually brings feelings of hollowness in the long term.

When you understand what your own inner forces are, it is easier to find the pathway to your purpose, should it feel diffuse and unclear at present. It makes it easier to understand if you have defined goals or visions that are not in line with your inner driving forces. Such goals & visions will lead to activities that soon feels right meaningless and will hardly lead you to “flow”.

Have a good weekend!

// Sara Bern, Agile coach and Certified RMP Master

* Steven Reiss, Ph.D. is the author of “Who am I?” and “The normal personality” and founder of the RMP Motivation Profile.

 

Next podcast session [GO] 39: How to Improve Your Creative Imagination Skills

How to Improve Your Creative Imagination Skills

My latest podcast episode is now ready:
[GO] 39: How to Improve Your Creative Imagination Skills

You are welcome to listen to the episode on my vlog below, or subscribe to the podcast at itunes.

  • https://itunes.apple.com/se/podcast/golden-opportunity/id954072359?l=e
  • http://www.goldenopportunitypodcast.com/

Have a nice weekend! // Sara

[GO] 38: Mind Power Secrets: Reprogramming Your Subconscious With Repetition

episode 38

My latest podcast episode is now ready: Mind Power Secrets: Reprogramming Your Subconscious With Repetition.

You are welcome to listen to the episode on my vlog below, or subscribe to the podcast at itunes.

Have a nice weekend!