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Jul 3
Jul 3

Highlighted Offerings

A glimpse into products designed to assist you in fulfilling your mission and scaling your impact. A glimpse into products designed to assist you in fulfilling your mission and scaling your impact.   Workshop | August 16, 2017 | 19:00 – 21:30 | Swissotel Zurich Join us for a 2.5-hour workshop to strengthen your energy and […]

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Apr 9
Apr 9

How to Detect Early the Risk of Unethical Behavior

Quarter of Swiss Consider Business Managers Corrupt  According to an article published at swissinfo.ch on April 16th, 2017, “a representative survey of 1,000 people by Transparency International in the SonntagsZeitung found that 23% of Swiss considered business managers corrupt. While 13% thought religious leaders and 11% thought politicians were open to bribery, the figure was only 4% […]

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Apr 9
Apr 9

Why I Disagree with HBR’s Article and the Real Question About Happiness at Work

A recent article called “If You Want to Be Happy at Work, Have a Life Outside of It” in Harvard Business Review, concludes that “satisfaction at work is influenced by factors such as benefits, pay, relationships, and commute length. But all of this boils down to two things being important, regardless of your circumstances: (1) […]

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Apr 8
Apr 8

The End of Work-Life Balance

Published first in the Huffington Post Work in the 20th century According to Wikipedia, work–life balance is a concept including proper prioritizing between “work” (career and ambition) and “lifestyle” (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development). According to the same source, the expression was first used in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and […]

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Mar 8
Mar 8

Eudaimonia Solutions Presents the Whole-System Culture Navigator©

Zurich, March 1, 2017 Eudaimonia Solutions presented its product the Whole-System Culture Navigator©, which gives managers and leaders clear points of reference how to make culture a factor that supports their business strategy. According to Natalia Blagoeva, Director of Eudaimonia Solutions, “In many organizations important factors, related to the organizational culture, remain invisible and therefore […]

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Oct 16
Oct 16

Values and Disvalues as Tipping Points

Published first for the Pioneers for Change Section of the Huffington Post.   I have met many talented individuals on my journey who share a conviction, and have an idea or passion to create meaningful social change in the world. I have met just as many — if not more— talented individuals that try to […]

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Oct 16
Oct 16

Values@Work at Impact Hub Zürich

Published first at the blog of Impact Hub Zürich.   Why are Values Important? “It is how we choose what we do, and how we approach it, that will determine whether the sum of our days adds up to a formless blur, or to something resembling a work of art.” ― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi   Nobody wakes […]

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Aug 21
Aug 21

Thank God It’s Monday!

15 years ago, these words profoundly touched me: “Work is sacred. It is not just a way to earn money or gain power, though it may result in both. Work is a vehicle for testing out our gifts and talents and using them to explore their meaning. Work is a process of self-expression, trial and error […]

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Aug 18
Aug 18

World Values Day is 20 October 2016!

Eudaimonia Solutions is very excited to be one of the official partners and supporters of the first truly international World Values Day to be celebrated around the world on 20th October, 2016. World Values Day is being held in association with two other ground-breaking values initiatives: the Swedish-based World Values Day which has been held at around this […]

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Jun 19
Jun 19

Becoming a Full-spectrum Leader

If you are like most people, you ask yourself many questions. Why are some people bad managers? Why do so many people feel insecure and fearful? Why are others so cynical and judgmental? What makes them great leaders and great managers? Can anybody become a great manager and a great leader and what does it […]

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May 16
May 16

2016 European Conference of the Global Association of SoL Communities

Organizational Learning If you are like most organizations, you are deeply concerned with how you create, retain and transfer knowledge within your organization. So are we at Eudaimonia Solutions, and that is why we sponsored and co-organized the 2016 European Conference of the Global Association of SoL Communities. Through learning we re-create ourselves. Through learning we become able to […]

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May 17
May 17

Contributing to the first UPractice Event in Berlin

On May 7 and May 8 2016, Natalia Blagoeva joined the first UPractice event in Berlin. The event was iniatied by Floor Martens, Morten Jacobsen and Ilona Maennchen. People from different countries came together united by the idea of forming a UPractice community of Theory U practioners. The Theory U  method became widely popular after a course called U.Lab: Transforming Business, […]

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Mar 19
Mar 19

21 Wellsprings to Self-leadership

Great leaders master analytical, emotional, spiritual, systems, cultural and intuitive intelligences. With the following 21 wellsprings to self-leadership, I will try to decode what this means in some simple mantras you could follow: Be curious – exchange your internal voice of judgment with an open mind. Be compassionate – exchange your internal voice of cynicism […]

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Mar 21
Mar 21

Leadership Drives Culture, Culture Drives Performance

The Value of Culture and the Role of Leaders According to Rosabeth Moss Kanter, professor at Harvard Business School, “in the face of turbulence and change, culture and values become the major source of continuity and coherence, of renewal and sustainability. Leaders must be institution-builders who imbue the organization with meaning that inspires today and […]

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Mar 22
Mar 22

Personal Mastery and The Elephant in the Room

Personal mastery involves letting go of your limiting values and beliefs, and replacing them with positive values and beliefs. To do that, you must learn how to manage, master or eliminate your fear-based beliefs. When the beliefs of your ego are out of alignment with the values of the soul, you lack authenticity. When the beliefs of your ego are in alignment with the values of your soul, you’ll experience internal harmony and a deep sense of joy and contentment.

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Mar 19
Mar 19

Unleashing Organizational Potential and Performance: If You Measure it, You Can Manage it.

Organizational Blind Spots According to Richard Barrett, high performing organizations empower their people to bring their whole selves to work and foster: An inspiring vision, which keeps everyone heading in the same direction and guides long-term decisions. A purposeful mission that inspires people on a daily basis. When people are able to align their personal […]

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Feb 20
Feb 20

Capitalizing on the Whole

Organizational transformation begins with recognizing that organizations perform at their highest when people bring their whole selves to work. Knowing that culture is the single most quoted reason for any organization to outperform its competition is not the same as creating the culture that will unleash performance and pride, profit and prosperity, well-being and sustainability. That is where we come in and help you tap into the endless potential of your organization and boost its performance and well-being while also helping you get rid of what stops you from getting there.

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Dec 20
Dec 20

Why I disagree with McKinsey Quarterly’s Article “Decoding Leadership”

by Natalia Blagoeva A recent article in McKinsey Quarterly „Decoding leadership: What really matters“ by Claudio Feser, Fernanda Mayol, and Ramesh Srinivasan,  reported „that leaders in organizations with high-quality leadership teams typically displayed 4 of the 20 possible types of behavior; these 4, indeed, explained 89 percent of the variance between strong and weak organizations in terms […]

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Dec 19
Dec 19

Corporate Evolution From The Inside Out

Featured first on Forbes. Referenced by MIT Leadership Center

We keep hearing about corporate scandals and wrongdoings and wonder why they keep being a central part of our lives. Often we blame it on the leaders and we talk of them as insulated incidents. However, the success of any organization today depends on the average leadership qualities and the average level of consciousness of everybody across the whole organization.

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Nov 22
Nov 22

Gender Diversity and Evolution of Consciousness

by Natalia Blagoeva Published first by Huffington Post Years ago, when I started my management career, I was convinced that the subject of gender is irrelevant to being a professional and being a manager. Today, I still believe that professionalism and excellence are recognizable no matter the shapes and forms they take. However, I know […]

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