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Don’t wait for mentoring or coaching - learn yourself
May 26 • 10 min
Dont wait for mentoring. Dont wait to be picked. Dont wait to recieve that special anything. Instead work hard to position yourself AND thus making it more likely to have someone wanting to mentor you, to make yourself ready IF you get picked.
Urgency of doing things today that matter - Learn – don’t compare, don’t wait
May 23 • 10 min
Do things that matter today, so you’ll learn. Don’t waste time comparing – remind yourself it’s the learning and doing that’s important and comparing often gets in the way more than we ever learn. This is urgent. Do thinks every day that matters, however…
Culture IS Strategy
May 19 • 13 min
Culture is just behaviour. Effect is just a result of behaviour. Are you focused on your own behaviour and that of those around you? without this it doesnt matter what your powerpoint slides say your people “should” do in a fancy greatlooking strategy…
Resilience - in business and relationships
May 12 • 15 min
What does Resilience mean to you? What does it enable?
Hard work is NOT results, are you chasing illusions.
May 8 • 21 min
Correlation is not cause
Restorability & backup for better relationships
Apr 29 • 20 min
Are you free when it matters?
Who controls the data for your emotional choices?
Apr 22 • 18 min
Know thyself is more urgent than ever!
This is Marketing worth the listen or read from so many angles
Apr 14 • 18 min
You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See
Everything is Trust: Emotional Numbers, Daring To Focus, Pivot or Quit
Apr 7 • 25 min
Brand, Reputation and DOING the work that matters.
Mar 30 • 19 min
Brand, Reputation and DOING the work that matters. I know I here talk about how important DOING things is – to get real life feedback, to connect, to learn. Getting our ideas out of our heads to meet the world so we connect with our community, so we…
Go around it
Mar 23 • 12 min
Dont wait for perfect - Its OK to go around the long way as long as you keep taking steps forward
Laser Focus
Mar 16 • 15 min
What are you focusing on right now?
Strangled by your own convenience
Mar 10 • 24 min
Have more freedom tomorrow instead of less
Your Vulnerability connects better
Mar 2 • 11 min
How to be a person of Value
Feb 24 • 15 min
Adding Value - What does that really?
Status: Your Status, Others and the emotional work that matter
Feb 17 • 37 min
I think we need to talk about YOUR status and it’s urgent we embrace the world we’re living in when it comes to status. Status Status roles are at the core of who we are. They change how we spend our time, our money and most of all, our…
Masks and working with David Marquet on making the invisible visible
Feb 9 • 20 min
Masks and working with David Marquet on making the invisible visible Masks of of Masculinity, David Marquet and Intent Based leadership Ric’s currently reading the books “Masks of Masculinity” by Lewis Howes which led to some great conversations when he…
Self-identity and how that can blind us, in my case on arrogance
Feb 3 • 11 min
I’m grateful I got the chance to work with David Marque this week. I learned lot from him this week but have learned from him in so many ways like his Youtube Leadership Nudges, and also learned from people who learned from him so I felt a bit Stars-truck…
Setting things right – whats better than right?
Jan 27 • 28 min
Set things Right – whats better than right? it’s easy to forget that what’s right most often is a matter of worldview. Ensure to separate facts, observations and measurements from labels Both are needed to do better that lasts. We need to figure our own…
Act as if
Jan 20 • 26 min
Act as if – Do, measure, evaluate, experiment Failure, might not work as part of your identity, where it’s easier to learn from failure. not fake it to you make it – where it’s really hard to emotionally handle failure Most really successful people did…
Expectations are the fuel and engine of perceptions
Jan 13 • 22 min
How well are you tending to yours? How aware are you that they’re at the helm of everything you do, and everyone you meet. What do you expect to see on the other side of your effort? How often are you right? Dont expect anything to happen differently…
Decision traceback – delayed feedback and results, learn to embrace yes or no when it matters
Jan 6 • 16 min
Its easy to forget when a decision is actually made. When we’re stuck fighting the system of not embracing a YES fully, or not setting a clear and strong boundary, aka said NO to something when it mattered more, than when we’re standing knee-deep into it.…
How do I know this is the idea to go all in for?
Dec 23, 2018 • 20 min
How do I know this is the idea to go all in for? I hear this from clients and people often, in different forms like: Please tell me THIS is the idea to go all in for Is this THE idea to go for? Please tell me I’m at the tipping point, that it will ……
Teach Dare to do things that might not work
Dec 16, 2018 • 24 min
Teach Dare to do things that might not work Don’t wait for school or anyone else to teach those that matter to you the most important things like daring to do things that might not work, daring to do things that society doesn’t understand. Daring to…
Beware Fake Paths, illusionary progress and blockers
Dec 9, 2018 • 20 min
Beware Fake Paths, illusionary progress and blockers Learn to listen to yourself, including when to, and when not to, others
Algoritms- why they matter so much to your relationships
Dec 2, 2018 • 20 min
Algoritms- why they matter so much to your relationships The chain of algoritms is woven around all you meet, all day long. Your reputation preceede you in all your first contacts There is no escape. Use it or get used by it.
Christmas is coming – talk to your people. We are all rusty and emotional at this
Nov 25, 2018 • 6 min
Christmas is coming – talk to your people. We are all rusty and emotional during this holiday, be kind to yourself AND those around you. Start talking now, before tickets get [too] costly and while dates and items are easier to set and get.
What you are unaware of controls you
Nov 18, 2018 • 33 min
What you are unaware of controls you Always work to become more aware. You can’t work with stuff that you’re not aware of. You can’t know the great potential that lies within you or others if you’re not exploring, and daring to be curious where others…
Patience – Race dont chase
Nov 11, 2018 • 27 min
Patience is something you can become better at. Its not a born thing that you either have or don’t have. Patience matter now most urgently because all the easy jobs will be gone soon. Easy is replacable. Automatable. Easy jobs also makes you a commodity…
Your Communication matter – 3 simple steps for better effect
Nov 4, 2018 • 14 min
Meta talk about YOUR communication. Yes, I’m talking about your message earlier today. Are you seeing the effect you want when you say something?
Embrace failing AND keep taking action to learn what better looks like
Oct 28, 2018 • 10 min
Embrace failing AND keep taking action to learn what better looks like If you find yourself failing often where you want to be in life and business. Allow yourself to take smaller steps and be kind to yourself when evaluating why If you find yourself…
6 Steps to a Ready Resume – its time to update
Oct 21, 2018 • 10 min
Life is full of changes. Opportunities often catch us by surprise. Only those who are ready to grab the chance wins the game. An updated resume is a great tool to showcase your potential and convince the big man to give you a shot. 1. Have a Clear Message…
Befriend Boredom
Oct 14, 2018 • 7 min
Busy, busy, busy! We live in a world where everyone is dedicated, driven, and competitive at work. Traffic takes forever. We spend our night eating fast food in front of Netflix when we’re not out for a drink with friends. We spend our lives chasing…
Let it Go
Oct 7, 2018 • 7 min
Let It Go Brace yourself! Life is a voyage. You will sail to wondrous places. Strangers can become friends and friends can become strangers. Expect the unknown and the unexpected. Be prepared to win and lose. Stay excited for what’s ahead. Let go of your…
The Big Leap and importance of State of Play
Sep 30, 2018 • 10 min
4 Realizations From “The Big Leap” By Gay Hendricks “The Big Leap” is a book that encourages people to reach their pinnacle by going beyond excellence. Break your upper limit. Realize there is no ceiling to what you can achieve in life. Play As An Adult…
indistractable
Sep 23, 2018 • 16 min
“You can’t do big things if you are distracted by small things.” -Unknown Distraction is just as powerful and as dangerous today as it was thousands of years ago. It takes a new form and is now present in the very thing that we need in our daily lives:…
Work Ethic and Grit works for everyone. Better than waiting for talent
Sep 16, 2018 • 14 min
Work Ethic and Grit works for everyone. Better than waiting for talent So what are you waiting for? WHO is worthy of your best hard work? Even when no-one is watching but yourself?
Emotional Work: Don’t underestimate the important of what you learn in the slow grind
Sep 9, 2018 • 12 min
Emotional Work, Hard Work, Long Slow Grind Work – don’t underestimate the important of what you learn in the slow grind Few things in life are the insta-win you see in media. Most of those media show you has been standing on the same position service…
5 Friendships You Have To Make: You become the company you keep
Sep 3, 2018 • 7 min
5 Friendships You Have To Make: You become the company you keep Think of the five people closest to you–the ones you spend most of your time with, your confidants, peers, family, and org mates. What is their influence in your life? Do they share your…
Ratchets: The Beginning of Change
Aug 26, 2018 • 22 min
Ratchets: The Beginning of Change Seasons are magical. Yesterday, the leaves of the trees were cold and white. Right now, it gets greener each day. But soon, it will turn yellow, then red, and finally brown. The world we live in is alive. And we know that…
Motor Examples
Aug 19, 2018 • 15 min
Motor Examples What’s your motor? Do you know, guard and focus on your peak hours? Do you know what fuels YOUR motors and those around you? Do you know what feeds all the systems, organizations and people around you? In this cast Ric dives into a few…
Your Trains, Ratchets and Motors
Aug 12, 2018 • 21 min
Your Trains, Ratchets and Motors Most people worry way too much about the big mistake of getting on the wrong train. I think the biggest mistake I’ve done, and I see others doing is NOT getting of it when they’ve established it’s not heading in their…
You are your work in the Mesh economy
Aug 5, 2018 • 29 min
You are your work in the Mesh economy Some thoughts about how important it is to ask yourself “What is it for” – and embrace that there multiple answers to that questions. First what is it for from the perspective of those you serve? But also what is it…
dont Shrink, dont Puff: some thoughts on shame
Jul 29, 2018 • 22 min
dont Shrink, dont Puff: some thoughts on shame Some of my thoughts on the great quote by Brene Brows ”dont shrink dont puff” and the behaviour it creates. For me its a very effective quote to realize whats going on. Within me and within the people I help…
Time, investments and relationships
Jul 22, 2018 • 22 min
Guard your time investments. Plan your time investments. Evaluate your time investments and the results, energy and relationships you get out of it. Pay attention to your time & relationships – because they’re the only thing you cant get back.
Race don’t chase, Try not to compare. Generosity is one answer
Jul 15, 2018 • 18 min
Race don’t chase, Try not to compare Don’t compare because you just can’t know how it is walking in their shoes. What they have invested, in effort, time or other resources that you don’t see. Its human to compare. I think its one of the biggest trauma of…
Positive Future versus here and now?
Jul 8, 2018 • 11 min
Positive Future versus here and now? How often your feedback have more to do about the past than the positive future behaviour you want to help create? How often to you sacrifice what you want the MOST for what you want now? How often do you confuse the…
Selfishness doesn’t last – What does Success look like to you?
Jul 1, 2018 • 30 min
Selfishness doesn’t last – What does Success look like to you? Selfishness doesn’t last. IF you want to win the infinite game generosity is the key, the path and the endgame. If you’re asking yourself “What does Success look like to me” ensure you wave in…
Confusing Ambivalent People
Jun 25, 2018 • 26 min
Confusing Ambivalent People … your Energy ..your results …your circles. You really become the company you keep It’s easy to say stay clear of obviously toxic people. It’s easy to say work with great people. What we often forget is the ongoing cost of…
Getting Pro Clients
Jun 17, 2018 • 26 min
Getting Pro Clients Choosing and working hard for the right Clients, Customers, Managers, Bosses – who ever you choose so serve is one of the most important choices in your life. This episode is some answers to questions I’ve received on my podcast…
Create Health OR promote disease?
Jun 3, 2018 • 23 min
Create Health OR promote disease? What if you could easily see how every tiny decision do make every minute in your life as either a small step to “Create Health for yourself, your family, your friends, your customer or anyone else you really care deeply…
Your Vehicles, your results, your relationships
May 27, 2018 • 26 min
Are you sure you’re in a ride heading where you want to be? Is it time to get a better one? is it time to pick up others and help them get to where they want to be too? Are you in a ride that’s leaking energy or giving it? Have the driver landed rockets ……
Illusions about having time
May 20, 2018 • 23 min
Illusions about having time Illusions about time, smoke and mirrors we do to ourselves In this episode I share some thoughts about time You might also want to take a look on this talk on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPaS85IA6oY Before You Waste…
You matter You belong. Be Remarkable
May 13, 2018 • 22 min
You matter. You Belong. Be[come] Remarkable It’s up to you to think thru WHO you want to belong with. Not making that choice will make you belong somewhere, regardless. Others depend on you making a choice that matters for both of you. Sometimes it helps…
Inciting Action is often better than all the data and insights in the world
May 6, 2018 • 24 min
Inciting Action is often better than all the data and insights in the world For perhaps 20 years I was fooled by the lure of big data, business intelligence and ”forknowing” stuff. What I learned, eventually, however slow I was is that although insight is…
Options and being comfortable now versus a better state later
Apr 29, 2018 • 20 min
Options and being comfortable now versus a better state later Options. We all want Options. Often one of the best ways of ensuring we keep having the best options making a choice of not allowing to many options when doing the work that matters. Embracing…
infinite more
Apr 22, 2018 • 14 min
continuing the talk on Infinite and finite games. game Windows and the dont wait game. If its a stupid game stop playing it. ignore sunk cost. doesnt matter how long you’ve been playing it. The ONE thinh that matters is it giving you what you want?
Level up your infinite game with your finite games
Apr 15, 2018 • 27 min
Level up your infinite game with your finite games Some of my ramblings on what is an infinite game and why should you care. What I think is not relevant and doent matter. What matters is what you think, and if this mindset change your behaviour? Some…
Discomfort precede
Apr 8, 2018 • 20 min
Discomfort precede change I struggle alot with sounding “Energetic” in my voice on my podcast. This episode contains some thoughts around the discomfort that always precedes change. Because change doesn’t happen without discomfort. If that would be the…
Who would miss the work you put at their table? Infinite and finite games
Apr 1, 2018 • 4 min
Who would miss the work you put at their table? Infinite and finite games Who would miss what that you put on their table, in your unique way, your style, your methods? Who would miss you if you were gone? What game are you playing and why? I hope you’ve…
Treat everyone you meet as a volunteer
Mar 25, 2018 • 19 min
Treat everyone you meet as a volunteer “Accept the fact that you need to treat everyone like a volunteer”. Is a quote by Peter Drucker ..if you want to help THEM, thus you, discover and unleash THEIR potential. You cant fully control that process. But you…
3 games, 3 seats of power
Mar 18, 2018 • 38 min
3 games that matter 3 seats of power 3 Games that matter inner game: the why you play, the words you use in your head. outer game: current game/result you bring others infinite game: 3 seats of power relationship power knowledge power authority/role power…
Are you ready?
Mar 11, 2018 • 21 min
Are you ready? .. for opportunity when it comes knocking on YOUR door? I surely wasn’t, for most of the times when it’s been past my door. LINK For example when I was interviewed by John on his EOfire podcast. Having then more than a million downloads…
Learn more – know less
Mar 4, 2018 • 19 min
Learn more – know less It isn’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble, its what you know for sure, that just aint so Quote Mark Twain Its important to focus on the learning part of ourself. Niches come and go. Business come and are great at first…
Dare to ask questions. Dare to question your own worldview. Dare to help others see what you see
Feb 25, 2018 • 25 min
Dare to ask questions. Dare to question your own worldview. Dare to help others see what you see, still respecting their perspective. Dare to speak out loud to a friend why you might be wrong. Dare to help others by showing your vulnerability in what you…
Behave like your manager, client or customer pay you double for your result
Feb 18, 2018 • 16 min
What if you behaved like your manager, client or customer payed you double for your results? Your ability to ask yourself the important questions determines more than you think. Treat your clients, customers, managers like they pay you a lot more than you…
Borrowing Happiness from tomorrow
Feb 11, 2018 • 19 min
Borrowing Happiness from tomorrow. Making the best of today to enjoy both now and tomorrow Uncomfortable now rather than resentful later – by Brene brown Don’t shrink, don’t Puff. Brave and vulnerable at the same time. Healthy Boundaries When was the last…
Eye of the Beholder
Feb 4, 2018 • 18 min
Eye of the Beholder Your life is how you perceive it, not how you see it Everything is a projection. Both from you onto others, and others onto you. Like Einstein said “Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts” We’re all…
Owning your Strength
Jan 28, 2018 • 25 min
Owning your Strength i talk some about one worldview of “owning your strength” What is yours? and how do you embrace that worldview? This episode is very different. This is because I took a course last week called VideoLabs over at VideoCreators.com So…
Introduction to ComputerGames or new recruit at office
Jan 21, 2018 • 50 min
Lending some introduction and creating passion examples from the Computer Game world. For example perhaps you want to introduce your spouse to computer game play? It’s a lot of the same synergies you want when introducing someone to your office. You want…
The Magic of Delegating Better
Jan 14, 2018 • 41 min
The Magic of Delegating Better Save time and build peoples potential at the same time? Build relationships and get better results at the same time? Does this sound too good to be true? Try it and you’ll see for yourself. The only thing is. You won’t get a…
State of Play: Focus on the relationships that matter
Jan 7, 2018 • 37 min
State of Play: Focus on the relationships that matter Play is often used for doing better work, getting better revenue with innovative new ideas. Play is also often used to build teams, develop trust and enhancing effective behaviour. Its also very…
One Focus
Dec 31, 2017 • 14 min
One Focus Work on one project at a time. its the kind AND focused way towards accomplishing greatness What are you working on that’s got you most fired up? Questions like that I ask all the time. A trend I notice among my most successful friends is they…
Invest in your sleep – investing in better results, connections & empathy
Dec 24, 2017 • 15 min
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…
Time with your most important people.. and what story the data tells
Dec 17, 2017 • 8 min
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.…
Exceptions to the rule. Dangers and inspiration
Dec 10, 2017 • 21 min
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…
Asking Right
Dec 3, 2017 • 23 min
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…
Your Attention in the modern age and how it affects your relationships and everything
Nov 25, 2017 • 28 min
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…
Your Compass and your Map-Making skills, your maps Legends and your ability to share Vision of what may be
Nov 19, 2017 • 22 min
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…
Clarity, Clarity, Clarity – only then communicate
Nov 12, 2017 • 14 min
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…
What’s YOUR style of play? This is not a quickfix/howto podcast harvesting on fear of loss, need for guarantees or checklist.
Nov 5, 2017 • 12 min
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…
The gap between ambition and effort-level
Oct 29, 2017 • 29 min
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,…
Choosing Your Manager, Clients, Students, Customers – basically who you want to serve and why
Oct 22, 2017 • 16 min
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…
Your time mostly comes from your actions
Oct 15, 2017 • 25 min
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.…
Bimodal organisation Development & Digital Transformation still require a People First mindset
Oct 8, 2017 • 22 min
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…
Deflecting – Connect or Disconnect, dont deflect
Oct 1, 2017 • 24 min
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…
International Podcast Day
Sep 30, 2017 • 13 min
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…
Digital Transformation, Operational BI and the importance of infrastructure and well oiled listening processes
Sep 24, 2017 • 26 min
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…
A tribute to Seth Godin’s altMBA
Sep 17, 2017 • 20 min
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…
Train your imagination – What you are unaware of controls your options
Sep 10, 2017 • 25 min
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?…
The Purpose of Analytics is Change. Listen to the 4+Arrows within every dot on every graph
Sep 3, 2017 • 23 min
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…
Analytics & algorithms – enhancing beyond your own direct experience
Aug 27, 2017 • 26 min
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…
Come Storms, Ebb, Tide and high water – I will be here lighting your path toward this position
Aug 20, 2017 • 15 min
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…
Embrace your draft: responsibly & publicly
Aug 14, 2017 • 43 min
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,…
Effects of having a contingency plan BEFORE you need it
Aug 6, 2017 • 26 min
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…
Encourage, Encourage, Encourage – don’t punish instead be clear and positive about the future
Jul 30, 2017 • 11 min
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…
Exponential results – ways to get that 1% behavior that yields 99% of your result
Jul 23, 2017 • 26 min
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,…
Seeing things from others, zoomed-out perspective.
Jul 16, 2017 • 16 min
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…
Doves & Hawks, Relationship Power and the Fast, Connected Economy
Jul 9, 2017 • 15 min
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…
Know your people – and some thoughts on KPIs, metrics and measurements
Jul 2, 2017 • 25 min
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…
Behaviour Follows Assumptions – You become the company you keep
Jun 25, 2017 • 44 min
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…
How to Create a Deeper Relationship with Your Online Audience with Cliff Ravenscraft
Jun 22, 2017 • 61 min
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…
Freedom can best be created before you need it – leaving that choice to others will make you a commodity.
Jun 18, 2017 • 20 min
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…
Intention and Attention
Jun 11, 2017 • 19 min
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…
Go Beyond your muscle failure. Build your business and character like a personal trainer.
Jun 4, 2017 • 15 min
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…
My weird honours your weird
May 28, 2017 • 19 min
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…
Take your positions – Who do you want to help and why?
May 21, 2017 • 28 min
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,…
Tension, Empathy & Sympathy – Responsibility from different perspectives
May 14, 2017 • 15 min
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…
Exciting times – What’s exciting for you might not be exciting for someone else
May 7, 2017 • 35 min
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…
Why are you doing this? Why High Standards help you – Why Commitment increase attention
Apr 30, 2017 • 22 min
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…
Throughput thoughts
Apr 23, 2017 • 39 min
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…
Full Contact play with your Anti-thesis
Apr 16, 2017 • 18 min
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…
thoughts on becomming a commodity and choosing your position
Apr 9, 2017 • 31 min
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…
Race don’t chase – some thoughts on awards
Apr 2, 2017 • 18 min
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…
Mind your attitude – let go of labels
Mar 26, 2017 • 15 min
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…
The Power of a Delta.txt file of how things should and could be
Mar 19, 2017 • 15 min
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…
Simple – not easy
Mar 12, 2017 • 15 min
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…
Gratefulness & Respect – your choice of words matter
Mar 5, 2017 • 13 min
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…
Your Life is not a prologue, don’t wait, the time is now
Feb 19, 2017 • 18 min
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…
Digital Connections, and the power of the system and our emotions of feeling connected.
Feb 12, 2017 • 30 min
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…
There is a message for you everywhere
Feb 6, 2017 • 15 min
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…
You become the company you keep
Feb 5, 2017 • 11 min
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…
time is your most precious investment – become aware
Jan 29, 2017 • 23 min
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…
Listen for what is not said + John Lee Dumas Entrepreneurs on Fire second Kickstarter
Jan 22, 2017 • 16 min
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…
Age of Instant Access and Connection Analytics
Jan 15, 2017 • 17 min
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…
Meta-Memory, Meta-Me – Self-confusion and Clarity, Psychosynthesis & Imagery Exercises
Jan 8, 2017 • 19 min
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…
Age of Access, Virtual Reality and Digital_Twins
Jan 1, 2017 • 13 min
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…
Nobody owes you is a mindset that often helps us build better relationships
Dec 25, 2016 • 15 min
Nobody owes you is a mindset that often helps us build better relationships. Owning how we respond and act to feelings that emerge within us will change your life trajectory more than anything. Complaining about someone else getting a promotion that you…
Connection is a feeling – Christmas and other Rare activities
Dec 18, 2016 • 13 min
Connection is a feeling – Christmas and other Rare activities Most often its thru feeling we connect to people. And what we connect to in a story is most often individually. I’ve had people come up to me after a talk saying they appreciated my show of…
Talking about performance, behaviours and effect
Dec 11, 2016 • 17 min
Talking about performance to make behaviours more effective with authenticity and without acting Performance, when we’re taking on an act we are really distancing ourselves from people. It’s the total opposite from connecting with people. Yet, during the…
Gratitude for others no? Benefits of making it easy for others to say no.
Dec 4, 2016 • 12 min
Gratitude for others no? Benefits of making it easy for others to say no. Embracing reality for a new, more effective way I deeply believe in focusing on the one thing until success (quote from my friend John Lee Dumas) and I’ve had multiple casts about…
Virtual Reality means business of Generosity, might even help move away from Self-centredness
Nov 27, 2016 • 14 min
VR – Virtual Reality means business of Generosity, might even help move away from Self-centredness I believe the most common way to major success is helping others. Letting go of that self-centredness that envelop us all when we are in deep stress for…
Virtual Reality effects on Business and relationship building
Nov 20, 2016 • 15 min
Virtual Reality effects on Business and relationship building Corporations invests enormous amounts of “could have been results” into meetings, and most of those are over the phone, web conferences and other semi-virtual ways to connect. Globalisations…
Help-Others and Self-Help
Nov 13, 2016 • 8 min
Help-Others and Self-Help I often think about how come the amount of teachings around “Helping Others” is not anything near the amount of exposure of people, method and processes to “Self-Help”. When I looked at Categories in two different Quote-Sites I…
Your way is understandable
Nov 6, 2016 • 16 min
Your way is understandable Sometimes it feels hard to accept the method of path taken by someone else. Accept their way, their reasoning. Doesn’t mean you have to accept the results OR hurts or thinks you see in your perspective along their way, along…
Attention Waste – Is Your Time Investments and efforts making a difference for the better?
Oct 30, 2016 • 8 min
Attention Waste – Is Your Time Investments and efforts making a difference for the better? The most brilliant minds of our era invests their time and attention in creating better and better clickbait to get everyone else to invest time and attention “ON”…
Information wants to be free
Oct 24, 2016 • 14 min
Information wants to be free That is one of the “Alternatives” to the info, status or just Social talk you are having right now. Another way of seeing it is, consider this the “alternative cost” in what you COULD have compared to what you might be getting…
Relationship Power and other Powers
Oct 16, 2016 • 16 min
Relationship Power and other Powers Relationship Power. Role Power. Authority Power. Situational powers. Accidental powers. Temporary powers. Don’t let unawareness put other in powerful situations for you. Don’t forget that there is most often a COST for…
Speed determines the value of almost EVERYTHING value, and every connection
Oct 9, 2016 • 13 min
Speed determines the value of almost EVERYTHING value, and every connection Everything has a game window, everyone you talk or don’t talk to. Everything you do or don’t do. Time to Market. Start backwards from when its needed, not from when its “possible”…
Turning Visible – creating trust
Oct 2, 2016 • 16 min
Turning Visible – creating trust A small talk on how sometimes trying to hide something makes a crater for all to see, making it harder to see who we really are beyond it. sometimes helping too much or too little makes us less visible, Making it harder to…
Seek to invest most of your time with Grateful Action takers
Sep 25, 2016 • 12 min
Seek to invest most of your time with Grateful Action takers You’re really the average of the five people you spend the most time. Who you spend your time with is one of the most important decisions to keep up with in your life. Your time is the only…
Embraceing your Potential
Sep 18, 2016 • 15 min
Embraceing your Potential consists of a lot of things, below is just a few of them. I personally dont think it matters where you start though, as long as you start thinking about it, start acting to become it. This cast is dedicated to exploring your…
Own your results – own your communication
Sep 11, 2016 • 12 min
Own your results – own your communication Manager-tools.com often talk about “communication is what the listener does”. So what does this mean for you? For me it means that if I dont get the behaviour or effect I want there is NO point in ever saying…
Refueling others
Sep 4, 2016 • 12 min
Refueling others Where does your fuel and generator of energy align with those around you? What does those around you get fuel from and how can you help them get more of it without it costing others? is that energy constantly renewing or does it drain out…
What fuels you? What fuels those around you?
Aug 28, 2016 • 12 min
What fuels you? What fuels those around you? Most often we do things, without really thinking, about what gives us fuel. Where in this activity does my energy really come from? If it comes at all? It’s easy to think we get energy from an activity when…
Delayed Reward, Alternative Costs – Build your relationships for the long run
Aug 21, 2016 • 14 min
Delayed Reward, Alternative Costs – Build your relationships for the long run if you seek to maximize what you get out of someone thats rarely relationship-building. thats transactions and might work in the short run but rarely in the long run. (this isnt…
Listen to people but trust the numbers
Aug 14, 2016 • 15 min
Listen to people but trust the numbers – Ensure you measure the right thing for others, not just whats easy to measure or makes you look good. Continous measurement makes you look trustworthy. Its easier to trust a currently bad number when you know you…
Recruiting – when to say no, NO and when to say yes
Aug 8, 2016 • 9 min
Recruiting – when to say no, NO and when to say yes. A quick cast about three thoughts on recruiting. I personally find this worth thinking about for recruiters AND anyone that wants more out of work. And I’m not talking just about more results out of…
it’s not about you – focus on the behaviour you can change not the stuff you cant
Jul 31, 2016 • 17 min
it’s not about you Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that everything isn’t about me. Sometimes people around you behave in ways that makes things difficult for you. Making it hard for you to “imagine positive intent” when you see the effect if has on…
Credentials Decay, Results last longer. Change is the only constant
Jul 24, 2016 • 13 min
Credentials Decay, Results last longer. Change is the only constant In todays modern world credentials isn’t what it used to be so its more important than ever to show your results. To quickly help others see what results you can help them archive by…
Give first individually, Listen first – Relationship power comes later
Jul 17, 2016 • 14 min
Give first individually, Listen first – Relationship power comes later Schedule five minutes every day to just get to know the people around you. Listen hard to what they value and make a note of sharing anything you think might help them, might help them…
Listening beyond what isn’t being said
Jul 10, 2016 • 28 min
Listening beyond what isn’t being said The most important thing in communication is listening for what isn’t being said according to Peter Drucker. Listen for the silence We all carry invisible baggage into our meetings. Those can both make it harder and…
Commitment , Control & Contribution and the speed of Trust
Jul 3, 2016 • 17 min
Commitment , Control & Contribution and the speed of Trust Most of us was trained in compliance as a kid for countless of hours. Hours that could have been invested into training us to instead in seeking ways to contribute in our own unique way to help…
Envy and gratitude
Jun 26, 2016 • 13 min
Envy and gratitude Envy is a human emotion that is easy to fall prey to. It can be harnessed to make you do more, make you archive move but my experience it’s one of the more common paths to the dark side (sounds like I’m quoting Start Wars doesnt it?)…
What work matters when you strip everything else away?
Jun 19, 2016 • 16 min
What work really matters when you strip everything else away? What will live beyond you? This cast is about your inner question of what what is important to you beyond all that urgency, all that noise? its a powerful question and only you hold the answer
Grit and Generosity
Jun 12, 2016 • 9 min
Grit and Generosity I really believe Generosity is a great compass towards your success. Ask yourself where in your life, where you invest hard work in creating things, You still don’t you mind others carbon copy your work and using it to help other…
Let Go – one way to become free to invite the new
Jun 6, 2016 • 18 min
Let Go – one way to become free to invite the new What and where is your safe haven? Who would you invite there and why? How can you get more of that and share that with others?
matters beyond your comfort zone
May 29, 2016 • 16 min
Most things that matter to use on a deeper level lies beyond our own comfort zone. Accept your discomfort, and the feelings from it. Its OK. We all experience that. Then take a step to dare to look and act beyond those feelings and eventually that which…
if your job and results where a fantasy story – Would you do anything differently? – if so why, where and for whom?
May 22, 2016 • 22 min
If your job and results where a fantasy story. Would you do anything differently? – if so why, where and for whom? Sometimes playing with our mind is a great way to open up thoughts that might linger beyond what we logically can access. Sometimes we…
Mirrors and actions beyond Reflection
May 15, 2016 • 14 min
Mirrors and actions beyond Reflection Your actions and attitude to others speak way more about you than your mirror’s reflection. Its worth reflecting over that reflection. Sometimes I think most of us often try to catch a glimpse of ourselves in the…
Betrayal
May 8, 2016 • 16 min
Sometimes you encounter the dark side of helping people. Sometimes you invest your generosity into people who does the opposite back. How do you deal with it?
Breathing – Cure of Stress and giver of Focus, Clarity and shape
May 1, 2016 • 6 min
Breathing – Cure of Stress and giver of Focus, Clarity and shape Breathing is a great cure for stress. Take four deep breaths and your worldview might change. Of course it won’t change the world. But your new mindset, clarity and actions on the new…
Projecting yourself onto other people – beyond the effect you probably want
Apr 24, 2016 • 14 min
Projecting yourself onto other people – beyond the effect you probably want Take a minute to think about your own patters. What do you usually notice about the world? What does that tell you about yourself and your values? How would you like it to be? How…
Opportunity Stress
Apr 18, 2016 • 19 min
Opportunity Stress We live in a world of abundance. You can do so much. One person can change (parts of) the world. This is a perspective of Alternative Cost, and just some thoughts on stress and fear of uncontrollability from the great book The…
Criticism is futile in driving change
Apr 11, 2016 • 13 min
Criticism is futile in driving change I’m re listening to “How to win friends and influence people” by Dale Carnegie – I do that every 5th year or so. A great way to remind myself – and to pick up thing I wasn’t ready to notice a perspective on earlier in…
Life can be unexpected short – Show gratitude while you can
Apr 4, 2016 • 6 min
Life can be unexpected short – Show gratitude while you can. Life is change. People you take for granted might not be near you tomorrow. Due to health, change of job, friends moving out of town or anything might happen. Embrace reality while you have it.…
I am defined by my fears and strengths – by not limited to neither
Mar 28, 2016 • 17 min
I am defined by my fears and strengths – by not limited to neither I think both our strengths AND your fears easily puts us in corners that we are not aware off. Embrace our fears – don’t try to push it away. likewise aim for not trying to be limited by…
interview with John Lee Dumas EntrepreneurOnFire
Mar 21, 2016 • 26 min
I (Ric) interviews John Lee Dumas from EntrepreneurOnFire on how to connect to raving fans, Leadership and getting results. We talked about “if you want to BE, DO!” and its ok not to be great when you start, if you keep doing, you will become better. We…
Learn to Learn new things – climbing example
Mar 15, 2016 • 17 min
Learn to Learn new things – climbing example When learning new things – its easy to forget how much more power someone who is skilled can have than a beginner. its so easy to cling to what you think is effective instead of daring to try embracing the…
Embrace tension, potential strength, Life and the longbow idea of requirements of change
Mar 6, 2016 • 17 min
Embrace tension, potential strength, Life and the longbow idea of requirements of change Just some ramblings about comparing life to a longbow, tension to stress. all stress being inner stress. About becomming aware if that tension is healthy and when you…
Communicate on the level they want AND the level you need for effect. DiSC is one way to become more aware of your communication strengths and how they are perceived by others. And how you can adapt your style to those you talk to for a way better…
Feb 28, 2016 • 15 min
Communicate on the level they want AND the level you need for effect. DiSC is one way to become more aware of your communication strengths and how they are perceived by others. And how you can adapt your style to those you talk to for a way better effect
100 episodes – giving away 3×10 Leadership Coaching Sessions + 30 kindle books – Be Generous & Walk Your Talk
Feb 21, 2016 • 19 min
Celebrating 100 episodes I’m giving away 3×10 Leadership Coaching Sessions + 30 kindle books and talking about Be Generous & Walk Your Talk. ..and some “be kind to yourself” when starting to drive change. it’s tough in the beginning but it gets easier as…
Stuck is just most often just a mindset
Feb 14, 2016 • 20 min
Stuck is just most often just a mindset “From where I am now I can’t see my way forward” – this talk is about why I love climbing and how much benefit I have had from my mindsets trained when climbing – in both relationship building as well in business…
Neutral or criticize and its potential cost and rewards
Feb 8, 2016 • 13 min
Neutral or criticize and its potential cost and rewards Some thoughts of the potential in all the people you meet and all the things they may create – and what your actions can behaviour can create or prevent from appearing if you are not thinking about it
The Power of Enthusiasm for others Enthusiasm is amazing.
Jan 31, 2016 • 11 min
The Power of Enthusiasm for others Enthusiasm is amazing. It’s a great way to connect to other people. It’s a great source of insight and awareness. It’s a great fun way to be curious and take action. And it’s a great way to start most things. Connect to…
Selfishly Generous
Jan 25, 2016 • 13 min
Selfishly Generous A lot of studies show that generosity really pays of in health. long life. opportunities. The list is long. What would make a difference for you? in summary: here is some encouragement for you to help others This cast is yet again about…
Tap into the larger conversation
Jan 18, 2016 • 20 min
Tap into the larger conversation. The one in yourself, the one in your organisation and the ones going on by your customers. Tap into that, align with it and you will find both a great connection and great energy for taking initiative for the better. For…
Listening Brands: How Data is Rewriting the Rules of Branding
Jan 11, 2016 • 14 min
Listening Brands, Mini-Audience – always adapt your message to the individual to get the effect you want. The Power of Data might be shining most clearing when it comes to Marketing but its heading into HR and alot of other departments as well. Constant…
When to Create Commitment first – Compliance second
Jan 4, 2016 • 33 min
When to Create Commitment first – Compliance second Podcast Episode #93 Don’t limit yourself to get compliance from people. It might feel like you are connecting around compliance . It might feel secure and easy but you are losing out of what may be. For…
Reflect over your time investments this year – What could you do differently?
Dec 28, 2015 • 22 min
Reflect over your time investments this year – What could you do differently? Time is the one resouce you never get back. It cannot be managed, only tasks and results can be prioritized in how you invest your time. Thats why I believe that reflection of…
Be the change you want – instead of assuming how you think things “should” be
Dec 21, 2015 • 23 min
Be the change you want – Take action instead of just assuming how you think things “should” be Be the change you want to see in the world – quote Ghandi (not Dalai Lama that I said in the cast, sorry) In this cast I talk about how easy we get stuck just…
Un-awareness controls your options
Dec 14, 2015 • 21 min
Un-awareness controls your options Help yourself and others to awareness, insights and transform those to actions and awareness for those actions feedback. What you are unaware off controls your options. Examples: * Personal Trainer – she asks me to lift…
Trust
Dec 7, 2015 • 24 min
Trust – is in my humble opinion, everything in Relationship Power. Without it you have nothing. With it you both have a great, great help in most storms. So strong a thing – yet so brittle, so easily shattered in the beginner of a meeting. And in a team…
Fragile Puzzle Parts of Life, relationships and results
Nov 30, 2015 • 18 min
Fragile Puzzle Parts of Life, relationships and results All of us are building multiple puzzles. Take a break to reflect on YOUR most important puzzle. NOT ALL pieces are interchangeable. I’m for what manager tools always say. – Family First. If you break…
Generosity and its powers – helps yourself and others grow towards your potential
Nov 23, 2015 • 16 min
You might have noticed that I have Generosity as part of my intro and that its something I mention quite often. That’s of course because I find it some important. Today I want to encourage you to be generous to yourself. And I’m not talking about in a…
Recognizable You + lessons learned from Phil Pallen and Lauren Moore
Nov 12, 2015 • 21 min
Recognizable You + lessons learned from Phil Pallen and Lauren Moore You want people to be able to recognize your work as your work, and your clients to as well, recognize when something can’t be your work. Phil Pallen is a Brand Strategist who held a…
The Power of Pessimistic Thinking
Nov 9, 2015 • 11 min
The Power of Positive and Negative Pessimistic Thinking. I believe we live in a “connection economy” like Seth Godin started saying many years ago and nothing kills a connection with someone like pessimism. Pessimism not only kills your own creativity…
Dreams, Goalsettings, Plans and Life transformations
Nov 2, 2015 • 14 min
Dreams, Goalsettings, Plans and Life transformations Are you waiting for your dreams to come true and transform your life? Dreams rarely come true, but your goals can forever change your life.. You need to set goals in order turn your dreams into reality.…
log your work – be transparent on status – to yourself and others
Oct 26, 2015 • 15 min
Work always include reporting status – even if your boss doesn’t specify it you will build a better relationship with most managers by repeatedly report status and progress. Both Good and Bad. Excellent news and no new status news. If you do this…
Gratitude – share yours with others, let others share theirs in yours
Oct 18, 2015 • 11 min
Gratitude – share yours with others, let others share theirs in yours Allow yourself to feel your Gratidude for whatever it is. Why do you feel it? whats the smallest and biggest grain of it? Allow others to enjoy their own using your expressed gratitude.…
Leadership is about getting results and why to get them for yourself and others
Oct 12, 2015 • 7 min
Leadership is about getting results and why to get them for yourself and others – not becoming something else just because books or courses tell you to Anyone can become a great leader. There is not any specific “type” or checkboxes to fill in order to…
The Power part in relationships and dating
Oct 5, 2015 • 13 min
Here are some novice thoughts (two simple points) on the power part in relationships and dating. I do not think I am the one to advice others on this, so I’m not really confortable with sharing this episode but friends tell me thats exacly why I should…
Make it easy for the others to take action, not just you. Pushing it out of your plate is not getting it done.
Sep 28, 2015 • 14 min
Make it easy for OTHERS to take action, not just you. Pushing it out of your plate is not getting it done. Its not the same thing as making progress. In this episode I talk about mini-small things to help others, and how it affects yourself too I the long…
Everything gives relationship status feedback – even a simple hair coloring talk
Sep 21, 2015 • 13 min
Everything gives relationship status feedback – even a simple hair coloring talk Here’s some more personal examples of why bother with Relationship development at work. And how we as owner of our own communication must be aware of how different mediums of…
Story Power – Choose your words with care, you are the author of your life story
Sep 14, 2015 • 13 min
Story Power – Choose your words with care, you are the author of your life story Story Power – what ARE you telling yourself? I think it was stories that taught me that we’re all a part of everything. No hero is 100% hero, no villain is 100% – its just…
Your Expectations are your responsibility – Own them!
Sep 7, 2015 • 16 min
Your Expectations are your responsibility – Own them! No one other on this planet can fix your feelings, only you It’s your job to speak clearly, including tone of voice, body language, choices and actions. Be clear in your wishes. It’s your…
inner game – Energy and Connections worth exploring
Aug 31, 2015 • 12 min
Inner Games – Energy and Connection exploration of worth I every now and then get the question “How do I start” with “Connecting” to people? – Perhaps you’ve had a lot of work-colleagues but no real “close” work-mates. Perhaps you’re appreciated for your…
Courage to Stretch – Courage to rest
Aug 28, 2015 • 5 min
Courage to Stretch – Courage to rest I have decided, with help from friends and mentors to only continue sharing a podcast every Monday. Right now I have been doing twice a week, Monday and Thursdays. I have pushed myself to get here. I believe that is…
The Power of Questions and the feelings and energy they create
Aug 24, 2015 • 21 min
The Power of Questions and the feelings and energy they create My Greatest strengths as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions. – Peter Drucker I often get hired for my ability to archive results and teach better ways to organizations. But…
You can do Anything but not Everything
Aug 20, 2015 • 8 min
You can do Anything but not Everything – Don’t spread yourself thin if you are an “over-helper/over-archiver” those that matter will love you and your results more when you say no to more things in favour of what you really want and quality in that, for…
what KIND of person would you like to BECOME? TEDx talk by Camillla TheFreeProject
Aug 17, 2015 • 3 min
what KIND of person would you like to BECOME we are all in on a journey of change we all have everything we need within us, we just let some of our inner need grow too strong sometimes, taking over instead of harnessing all that is you into that which is…
Time Entwined – who is around you the most and how are they actively helping?
Aug 13, 2015 • 19 min
Time Entwined In summary for saving time: I’m sure you’ve heard people talk about “you’re the average about the 5 or 10 people” you spend your time with. it goes both ways. Help others grow and make sure you invest time in people who help you grow. “None…
Imagination – the power of what MAY be
Aug 10, 2015 • 18 min
Imagination – the power of what MAY be. I think this is one of the most energy giving activities that exists. What we all may be. What YOU MAY BECOME. What new “state of effect/process/whatever” you co-workers could share with you in the future.…
Tribute from me to Cliff Ravenscraft and his amazing Podcasting A to Z course
Aug 6, 2015 • 14 min
This is a tribute from me to Cliff Ravenscraft and his amazing Podcasting A to Z course that you can find at PodcastAnswerMan.com. I also talk some very quick about why I created the testimonial – basically self awareness, taking actions in your life to…
Everything in your life has a game window – what game are you playing right now?
Aug 3, 2015 • 12 min
Everything in your life has a game window * Know what game you are playing * Know when it’s time to switch game rules .. or perhaps someone around you already HAS switched the ruleset without saying so? unaware or intentionally? * No game last forever.…
Personal Why Examples – Complex Processes on a global scale – Revenue driving Labels in many thousands of shops all around the globe
Jul 30, 2015 • 18 min
Personal Why Examples – Complex Processes on a global scale – Revenue driving Labels in many thousands of shops all around the globe I am sharing some of my “Personal Why Examples” of benefits of Relationship Power at work. Its not free, its not instant…
We all need to bond to something
Jul 27, 2015 • 15 min
We all need to bond, from our first ever second to all of them throughout life. Especially when doing new, insecure things. I personally believe introverts also needs this. We just bond to different things. When I was young I was going thru a nightmare…
Teambuilding story – Why Bother with Relationship Power?
Jul 22, 2015 • 11 min
Teambuilding story – Why Bother with Relationship Power? I guess we all have to find out our own reasons for leading the way we lead, but here’s some thoughts about why I behave like I do. I love taking the initiative. I love helping others. I love…
How to leave the table when there is not enough love coming from it
Jul 20, 2015 • 14 min
How to leave the table when there is not enough love coming from it? I believe in sharing the knowledge, power, compassion, courage, generosity and most stuff around that but there can be no power of any kind without saying no when you feel its required.…
Dont Fix it if it aint broken
Jul 16, 2015 • 11 min
Dont Fix it if it aint broken – listen for what others REALLY want fixing – otherwise its just about you, and that is rarely the best way to build Relation Power with anyone. Its important to let go of our own ideas. Even if you know you’re helping its…
Guessing takes energy
Jul 13, 2015 • 8 min
Guessing takes energy from Relationship Power. Don’t make others guess what you do for work, and who you do it for and primarily what THEY get out of it. Also aim stand out by a unique answer not just the same lull like everyone else. Yes that means more…
The Power of Rest. Sleep more – Archive more
Jul 9, 2015 • 2 min
The Power of rest continuned. My podcast recommendation for today: Michael Hyatt Michael Hyatt is talking about the power of rest. Its so important to get sleep and exercise.. Michael is doing a way better job than I did half a year ago in explaining the…
How Full is your bucket? Powerfull words and energy
Jul 6, 2015 • 12 min
How full is your bucket? Be mindful of the words you use internally to yourself as well as to others, Words are more powerful than we think of. Try to give energy to those around you and yourself every day Book Recommendation: How Full Is Your Bucket?…
Gamification at work
Jul 2, 2015 • 11 min
Gamification at work if you simplified your work into just a few rules… What would those be? Just the top ten most important things and ways to archive them? I understand that life and work is complex things, but try to zoom out by making a game out of…
Fan the flame – awaken the spark
Jun 29, 2015 • 16 min
Quite often I find myself thinking “oh there’s a ember glowing under there, should i help ignite it? Help light the passion?” Its my own curiosity mixed with my deep-rooted urge to help others grow, help others into insight, help others to get rest and…
Everything Gives Feedback – Boardgames are excellent examples
Jun 25, 2015 • 13 min
Everything Gives Feedback – Boardgames are excellent examples for becomming aware of your own patterns and figure out how to transform those insight into “in real life” Learning is a choice. You can learn from whatever you are doing. The only time we dont…
That Other Way often works Just Fine – Continued
Jun 22, 2015 • 18 min
That Other Way often works Just Fine – Continued Some listeners requested I add a few more thoughts to a previous cast since they said the original really helped them connect and get more accomplished by doing so. So I hope these thoughts will help you…
Help others without expecting anything back
Jun 18, 2015 • 9 min
Help others just because you can and want to. I belive in a world of helping others for no other reason than the strong should help those they can. And we all have som strong area and no one has only strong areas. But its important that we help for our…
the balance between kindness to one self and stretching one self
Jun 15, 2015 • 13 min
Last Thursday I released something sub-par. It was my podcast on team-building that WE feeling. And the thing is, i don’t even know if most of you noticed that the outro was cut off a few seconds and that I myself didn’t think I added “that much value” to…
Teambuilding – building a WE feeling
Jun 11, 2015 • 11 min
Building a team isnt just about the big actions to form it, its also the very small repetetive gestures that affect the “we/us feeling” the most. Dont underestimate them, make sure you include small things every day instead of waiting for that big team…
Easy for you might not be easy for others
Jun 8, 2015 • 12 min
Easy for you might not be easy for others. Just because its easy for you, dont take for granted that its easy for others. Look for the Positive intent! It might not be due to disrespect its “not finished”. They’re “not getting it”. Its not done “your”…
HEAL ME plz plz
Jun 4, 2015 • 15 min
We can learn more about ourselves using anything. I’m a computer gamer and love healing people but you know what? most often its the ones that ask the most for HEALS that doesn’t learn to avoid the need in the first place. And once your out of power to…
People AND Results
Jun 1, 2015 • 13 min
You need Results in order to grow power. Otherwise, eventually, the powerful people will not invest their time and other resourses with you. Help others get there results done. Help them complete their missions. Their plans. Their delivery promises to…
Embrace Reality – small progress is progress too – help others see theirs
May 28, 2015 • 11 min
Most of the successful people I know say it’s mostly due to small repetitive progress. Don’t wait for that huge one thing that will make ALL the difference. Start doing anything, however small, TODAY! And help others see the value of what they are already…
Unmet needs and your expectations, only you can own your own expectations
May 25, 2015 • 14 min
Unmet needs and your expectations Unmet needs and your expectations. You have to own your own expectations, because no one else but you can give you want you one. No one else has walked in your shoes for the length of time you have. We all have un-met…
When to talk and when to not.. Choose active listening to build power with awareness
May 21, 2015 • 20 min
When to talk and when to not… Choose active listening to build power with awareness Listening is, according to my humble opinion, by far the most effective Relationship Building action you can take. One of the times when it can be really good to just shut…
The Power of Positivity within – to yourself and others
May 18, 2015 • 14 min
The Power of Positivity within – to yourself and others Be positive. As much as possible. Manager Tools, of whom I am a big fan say “start with 3 months positive feedback” BEFORE going into what can be perceived as negative. Positivity is the only real…
Fear is natural – Showing vulnerability will connect you
May 14, 2015 • 9 min
Fear is natural – Showing vulnerability will connect you – to yourself and to others Honor your fear. Listen to it. Trust it. But do what you can not to let it define your reality. Fears unvoiced often are much worse remaining shadows then when we talk…
Everything decays – What actions do you take for what effect?
May 11, 2015 • 24 min
Todays episode is more philosophical in nature than most of my previous ones. I hope you enjoy it and that it helps you shift perspective, encouraging you to take action today – For a better future for yourself and those close to you soon. This is from a…
What Game Are you Playing? Learn the Rules Beyond it
May 4, 2015 • 14 min
What Game Are you Playing? Learn the Rules Beyond it
Dare to be a beginner again
Apr 27, 2015 • 23 min
Dare to be a beginner again. You will find you inspire others AND become clearer to others on what you excel at by being clear of what you know very well and what you are a beginner at. That you also show as en example by taking action connects us all on…
Seek the Energy – WHO wants an effect? Let them drive it!
Apr 23, 2015 • 15 min
Use the energy where it is heading. Let the one who wants the effect drive it, instead of you risk forgetting trying to be helpful between tasks.
Your Time and its effect on Your Relationship Power at work
Apr 20, 2015 • 24 min
Your Time and giving it away – its effect on Your Relationship Power at work Take a minute for yourself. Think back on the past week. Who do you regularly spend your time with, spend your time ON? Do they most commonly boost you? Encourage you in your…
Lowering the resistance to communication from others
Apr 13, 2015 • 11 min
Take the Lead. Take the initiative. Greet or share a helping hand to those you pass in the corridor. This will lower the barrier when you OR they need something next time. Perhaps try to make 2015 a more generous year to those around you? Any small steps…
Accepting ourselves – so we can accept others easier
Apr 6, 2015 • 10 min
Accepting ourselves – so we can accept others easier. This I believe is one of the first step of embracing the relationship with another person. It starts and ends with ourselves. It’s not always easy but be kind to yourself first, listen to yourself…
Encourage others to be their kind of hero
Mar 30, 2015 • 13 min
Encourage others to be their kind of hero I love fantasy heroes. I love a great story. I think most of us do. Myself I love reading and seeing films like Lord of the Rings. A lonesome figure bearing the responsible to save something bigger than…
Adjust your steps but keep taking them
Mar 23, 2015 • 13 min
Adjust your steps but keep taking them Should I take smaller or bigger actions? If you accomplish most of what you set out to do, take bigger steps If you find yourself not happy to all you’ve accomplished sometime you need to take smaller steps for a…
Yes and No – its Power and its Dangers
Mar 16, 2015 • 14 min
Yes/No The power of saying yes to yourself is awesome. The power of saying Yes continuously to your Boss – and deliver on it is amazing So what’s the danger then? Be aware of when you use it. “With great power comes great responsibility” Yes/No can be…
Be Slow to Judge – great blogpost by Michael Hyatt
Mar 9, 2015 • 15 min
Be Slow to Judge – great blogpost by Michael Hyatt We often project our own issues. Be careful that you are talking about future benefits for the person you are talking to. Not your own projections. If we often judge or criticise other people that speaks…
Why and what is important for you..beyond yourself?
Mar 2, 2015 • 14 min
Why and what is important for you more than your own results? Please give yourself a minute to ponder on WHY you want to archive what you want to get done today. Whats in it for you? Deep down.. Now please extend that feeling into something that is beyond…
Explore your own playfulness
Feb 23, 2015 • 11 min
Explore your own playfulness. That will give you energy that your relationship will share. What is having fun for you? Where do you have fun and what happens to those you meet there? Can you get more of that in other parts of your life as well? What is…
Embrace the data all around – its ALL about the people
Feb 16, 2015 • 18 min
Embrace the data all around you. WHILE you are at the meeting be at the meeting. Meet the people and their senses, attitudes, body language etc. Don’t just get the meeting “done” – You’re there for the result AFTER the meeting your there to meet people.…
Systems beyond systems beyond systems
Feb 9, 2015 • 23 min
There is always systems beyond systems beyond systems. Thus there is harmony AND turmoil inside the person your are talking to right now. Some of it comes from systems you will never see, but affecting here and now. Likewise its inside you affecting them.…
Inner game of self isolation
Feb 2, 2015 • 11 min
Be happy and impressed by other skills and archivements, but their success in no way diminishes yours. If you enjoy their happiness for their sake, they might like you more. If you put them above you – you actually distance yourself from them and that is…
That other way often works just fine
Jan 26, 2015 • 11 min
Open your mind to that other way of getting things done Often we believe our way is the best way, missing the point that by doing so we lose a lot of power and potential within our colleagues. Not to mention that you build better relationship by…
The Power in names – yours and others
Jan 19, 2015 • 20 min
The Power in names – yours and others How often do you think about the power of names? Yours and others. Do you make it easy for others to use your name for the best of you and them? Do take note of others name to show your respect and recognition of…
Embrace Your reality – Lessons learned after 25 episodes
Jan 12, 2015 • 21 min
Wow 25th episode is here! Part of embracing reality is to do your own internal recap and feedback for yourself and I thought I’d share mine, in case those thoughts help anyone else. Please note that todays podcast will be my own thoughts and processes…
See The Individual – dont generalize
Jan 5, 2015 • 15 min
It’s human to make assumptions. “I have met people for your firm before, your school before, your country before, your continent before.”.. It’s an easy thing to do, and I’ve done it myself too many times myself. I am sure that most of the time when my…
Successful communication is ALL on you
Dec 29, 2014 • 17 min
Successful communication is ALL on you Successful communication is all on you – Which means if you don’t get the results and actions you want when talking to someone you have to take the responsibility to investigate what happens in the recipient when you…
The Power of believing Others can improve
Dec 22, 2014 • 3 min
The Power of believing Others can improve Please take time to listen to the great TED talk “The Power of believing that you can improve” by Carol Dweck where she talks about the great result you can have when you help people see that they can improve.…
Your Calendars Relationship Power and other Effects
Dec 15, 2014 • 19 min
Your Calendars Relationship Power and other effects on you and those around you. Are you aware of the real power of a shared calendar? Experiment with yours until you get the effect you want. Do not leave your calendar for other to fill. Make a choice for…
First Impressions and its longlasting power
Dec 8, 2014 • 26 min
First impressions and the lasting power of it First impressions last longer than most of oss think about. You probably heard it before, but do you actually make use of its power in your daily life? Action to take: Try to activly think and act the first…
Better a small step today than waiting for perfect
Dec 1, 2014 • 10 min
Help someone today just because you can. It doesn’t have to be anything big. Often I find that people wait for the perfect moment to help that will make a big impact. Or wait and see if the help they think they can provide will make a big difference.. I…
Listener Feedback – Alternative Cost
Nov 24, 2014 • 7 min
Thank you so much for your listener feedback! I am sorry that I said that we have to be perfect when sending things out to the web without explaining myself properly. What I meant to say, but didnt since I got on a tantrum-detour, was that it’s the…
Why do you want power to help others? + Plan for December business
Nov 24, 2014 • 26 min
Ask yourself Why you need Relationship Power? We are all different. Different things matter differently to us. This doesnt have to matter to you just because it does to me. What would matter to you? Relationship Power is a great way to help others.…
Be an Opportunity Maker
Nov 17, 2014 • 3 min
Connect others! Help them with whats important to them. You never know where this will lead them ..thus and you… The reward can be enormous for everyone. This is the “opportunity cost” I compared not taking action with in my previous episode Alternative…
Polarizing People towards you – Awareness and its power
Nov 9, 2014 • 26 min
Are you aware of your polarisation effect in different situations and environments? Do you know what you want when for which effect? Action to take: – Decide where you want to be in each environment. Do you want to act to become more neutral?Do you want…
Alternative Cost
Nov 3, 2014 • 25 min
Relationship Power at work – What’s your alternative cost for the things you are thinking about or not thinking about right now? to ANY action or in-action you take there is always an Cost and alternative Cost involved. The cost for that road not taken is…
The Power of all the Circles around you – people!
Oct 27, 2014 • 30 min
The Power of all the Circles around you In this episode I want to help you focus on the people you most commonly don’t go to lunch with at your work. With the purpose to explore why that is and how it accepts the power in your relationship, because you do…
The Power of Rest and some inspiration why you should experiment to get yours often
Oct 20, 2014 • 25 min
The Power of Rest and some inspiration why you should experiment to get yours often How do you know you’re rested? How do you know you’re at your full capacity? Action to take this week: Try listening for your own “rest-state” Do you feel rested?…
The Art of Listening
Oct 13, 2014 • 22 min
The Art of Listening. “When you talk you are only repeating what you already know. When you listen you may learn something” – Dalai Lama We all get very preoccupied with ourselves every now and then. In some situations more than others. Which of those…
Make others bloom
Oct 13, 2014 • 35 min
This episodes focus on some of the reasons on why and how you could help make others bloom. It could be as simple as taking five minutes extra just to figure out whats important to them without any gain for you whatsoever other than just because you want…
The Power of Silent feedback
Oct 6, 2014 • 28 min
This podcast will help you explore the silent feedback that is always around you and how you can harness this to your advantage. We will also talk about the fact that you are never ever in neutral mode with anyone you meet. You are Either increasing your…
Relationship Power at work – Appearance don’t tell the full story
Oct 6, 2014 • 27 min
Relationship Power at work – Appearance don’t tell the full story We all start by judging the book by its cover, but with self-awareness we can catch ourselves doing it and thus connect way deeper with the one we are talking to. And the opposite, we can,…
Know thyself – we are abit of everything + treat your directs as volunteers
Oct 4, 2014 • 25 min
RelationshipPower at work – Know thyself. We are abit of everything Know thyself. Your relationship with yourself is the most important one you have. Some experiences make part of me go into mental shutdown. is it the same for you? In what areas are this…
Your Reputation and the trust you bring before you
Oct 3, 2014 • 26 min
Relationship Power at work – Your Reputation and the trust you bring before you even meet someone for the first time. Are you aware what people find about you online? What you yourself type into all those emails you send daily and the longterm result of…
RelationshipPower is all about Integrity. Your Integrity!
Oct 3, 2014 • 23 min
RelationshipPower is all about Integrity. Your Integrity is important! We explore some of what that means to me and you as a manager. We explore being uncomfortable, and that we can all learn new things if we can just allow our-self to be uncomfortable…
The Power of your bodylanguage
Oct 1, 2014 • 30 min
Everything you do, say and don’t do sends signals on multiple levels and multiple channels at once. Are you aware that your body either hinders or benefits that your message to get through and creates the the effect you want for the one you are talking…
The Power of choosing yourself by disconnecting + Necessary Endings
Sep 29, 2014 • 24 min
Relationship Power at work – The Power of choosing yourself by disconnecting and other Necessary Endings This episode is dedicated to help you explore where you stand most commonly on disconnect and saying no to things that does not help you get where you…
Relationship Power at work – The power of vulnerability + Handshake
Sep 26, 2014 • 26 min
Make others feel worth of Love and Belonging. Be kind to yourself, that the only way you can sustain kindness to others. Help yourself feel “you are enough” and pass that feeling to others whenever you can. Be kind to yourself. Set healthy boundaries. Say…
RelationshipPower at Work Episode001 What is Relationship Power and how does it help you?
Sep 22, 2014 • 26 min
My definition of Relationship Power is that thing that you earn, not the same thing as Role Power or Authority Power that you get by your position. Relationship Power is that unique connection you can, if you want to, grow with each individual you meet,…
Relationship Power Podcast Episode 001 Starting up
Sep 14, 2014 • 26 min