My first face-to-face training since Covid hit the world

Old habits die hard, they say. Especially if we don’t want them to die at all. Because they are just ‘parked’ for a while, due to the unfavourable circumstances. This is how my face-to-face training delivery skills were – up until now. Do you remember the spring of 2020, when the Covid hit the world?…

Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions – 4. Uncertainty Avoidance

I have already written about some of Hofstede’s cultural dimensions, namely about the PDI – Power Distance, the IDV – Individualism vs. Collectivism and the MAS – Masculinity vs. Femininity. We have arrived now to the fourth dimension, the UAI – Uncertainty Avoidance. The Uncertainty Avoidance (UAI) This dimension shows us how well people can…

Self-improvement Article Compilation

English Self-improvement Articles Rising Through Resilience: Savio P. Clemente’s interview with Dóri Padla On The Five Things You Can Do To Become More Resilient During Turbulent Times Bearing stress – why is it easier for some people than for others? The types of motivation and their importance Coping techniques regarding the controlling people of our lives The…

Coaching Article Compilation

English Coaching Articles 4+1 coaching places, from the traditional to the extraordinary Changing yourself and your life – Why so painful? Personal Trainer vs. Coach – interview with Daniel Kerekes, personal trainer . . Magyar Nyelvű Coaching Cikkek Önmagad és az életed megváltoztatása – Miért ennyire nehéz? Box, önismeret, coaching – hol a közös pont…?…

Workplace Article Compilation

English Workplace Articles Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions – 4. Uncertainty Avoidance Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions – 3. Masculinity vs. Femininity Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions – 2. Individualism vs. Collectivism Rising Through Resilience: Savio P. Clemente’s interview with Dóri Padla On The Five Things You Can Do To Become More Resilient During Turbulent Times Low and high Power Distance mismatches at…

Training Article Compilation

English Training Articles All-day training virtually, for 4 days for Middle-East? It is also possible! A virtual training with India New era, a new project together with Gerilla Önéletrajz Műhely How to name you…? – the mess around the online training terminology My experiences of delivering virtual trainings The future of the training business Training…

Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions – 3. Masculinity vs. Femininity

When it comes to working with different cultures in our workplaces, it can be very useful to be aware of the cultural differences we might encounter with. I believe that the cultural dimensions’ concept from Hofstede provides a great help to all of us. I have already written about the first two dimensions, the Power…

Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions – 2. Individualism vs. Collectivism

In my previous article I wrote about the very first of Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions, the Power Distance. Now, we have arrived to the second one, the Individualism vs. Collectivism (IDV). This dimension measures how many members of a culture define themselves apart from their group memberships. In general, in individualist cultures people are expected to…

Low & high Power Distance mismatches at the workplace

In my previous article I wrote about Hofstede’s first cultural dimension, the Power Distance (PDI). “As a definition, we can say that Power Distance (PDI) is the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organisations accept that power is distributed unequally. It doesn’t measure the culture’s objective, “real” power distribution, but rather…

Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions – 1. Power Distance

Many companies are becoming more and more global these days. There are colleagues working together from even very far ends of the world, coming from very different cultures. Even though with respect and attention most of the cultural differences can be taken into consideration, it is absolutely worth to speak more in details about how…

Bearing stress – why is it easier for some people than for others?

We can say that stress is definitely part of the today’s modern life – unfortunately. However, we can see big differences in the stress bearing capability of the people. Some are heavily impacted even by the smallest impulse, some can take in a lot. Some people don’t even notice that they are living in constant…

Active listening – sounds easy, but is it…?

No matter in which part of an organisation you work, it is more and more emphasized, that you need to use the technique of the Active Listening while interacting with colleagues at your workplace. While many people seem to think that they do it well and communicate in an excellent way, we could wonder: Is…

Be more proactive, they say… All right, but why and how?

In the corporate world it has already become a default setting, that employees have to be proactive. There are hardly any job postings, where you cannot find proactivity in the requirements of an ideal future employee. When being on an interview, the candidates often say this feature as one of the positive things about themselves….