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Posts by Aleksander Sokler

SPECIALISTS vs GENERALISTS

What do the following jobs have in common? The CEO of Lotus Sports Cars A Scottish Island Whisky Distillery Manager The Director of Fundraising for a Cathedral A Chief Operating Officer for a Private Equity Bank At first glance of course, the answer is “nothing” but in reality, these are all jobs into which we…

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After covid-19:
Will (partial) work from home remain?

In the beginning of 2020, the government of The Netherlands suggested work from home whenever possible and that was the case for about 50% of people. Working remotely had a positive effect on the number of infections and therefore (serious) illnesses. There were fewer physical contacts when traveling to and from work and of course,…

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RESKILLING, A GAME CHANGER?

A third of the workers worldwide were laid off or asked to accept reduced working time as consequence of the COVID pandemic impact on business, with, of course, a lot of slow – downs and bankruptcies. These troubled times have reinforced a general feeling one could observe before, of professional uncertainty. For instance, there was…

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Customer Success : Rethink your Business for Growth

It’s a new  era of  Customer Service.  Since the Digital adoption has taken a quantum leap at driving innovations, the business landscapes are changing faster than before. It’s a change and learning mechanism to  utilize resources to achieve goals and drive innovation by leveraging on technology to the fullest and optimize the processes.  For this…

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How do Leaders Develop?

The number of books published on Leadership each year in Amazon is over 2000. It is no coincidence that once again we are in search of the Leader…. The Leader is currently in a dilemma, in crisis, and eventually in … confusion. To make the equation even more complicated, apart from Leaders, we ALSO seek…

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From a global player to a small boutique company

My way from a global player to a small boutique company in Switzerland and my resumé who is best to work for. Nearly 26 years I was allowed to travel around the world, felt emotionally connected to many smart people in many countries and regions. I have worked in 10 different roles in 19 different…

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The New Normal and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

As COVID 19 vaccination rates continue to increase, the world moves towards some level of normality following the seismic upheavals of 2020 and the global pandemic. Here, in Australia, our impact was limited but our economic recovery and rebound has been remarkable given where we were 12 months ago. As global populations are being vaccinated…

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Working in New Zealand in the COVID-19 environment

New Zealand continues to perform well in the on-going COVID-19 environment.  Our vaccination programme is rolling along and although it is a slower process than many around the globe, we are in the fortunate position of still having no active cases inside our boarders.  We are getting many enquiries from people overseas wanting to come…

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Using your network to get back to work

Using your network to get back to work The current situation with the COVID pandemic has left countless people unemployed and struggling to find new jobs. In an effort to adapt, many people turn to their network for opportunities, whether it’s to communicate with friends, former colleagues, or tap into their LinkedIn connections who may…

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