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Sep 5
Sep 5

Authentic Leadership for Wellbeing, Fulfillment & Impact

Claudia Hofmann, MA, CMC and Natalia Blagoeva, EMBA, CMC, CPLP, CTT have joined years of experience, knowledge and passion to develop this transformational workshop targeting the needs of people who wants to improve their wellbeing, find fulfillment and scale their impact. The workshop will be held at  Swissôtel Zürich on October 21&22 2017 and is equally […]

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Sep 6
Sep 6

World Values Day 2017

For a second consecutive year, Eudaimonia Solutions is a partner of World Values Day. Values are what make us who we are. They are the compass guiding everything we do – our choices and our actions. When we forget that compass, we take the wrong turn. It’s the same for our families, for our communities, for […]

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Aug 4
Aug 4

21 Wellsprings of Self-Leadership

Evolve, prosper, thrive and achieve Eudaimonia. INTRODUCTION TO THE JOURNEY Eudaimonia Eudaimonia is the well-being and happiness people experience when they continuously develop, lead an authentic and purpose-driven life, realize their full potential and feel the gratitude and joy which results from making a positive difference in the life of others. This in itself is the […]

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Apr 14
Apr 14

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 14
Apr 14

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 13
Apr 13

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 13
Mar 13

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 20
Oct 20

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 20
Oct 20

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 25
Aug 25

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 22
Aug 22

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 24
Jun 24

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 19
May 19

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 18
May 18

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 20
Mar 20

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 23
Mar 23

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 24
Mar 24

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 21
Mar 21

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 21
Feb 21

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 21
Dec 21

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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