Author: Adi Breuer

As an entrepreneur, freelancer, corporate employee, or any other type of professional, you will probably have attended a variety of workshops centered around increasing or acquiring 'new' business skills. When we think about such skills, words like 'marketing' or 'accounting' often tend to come up, and obviously these 'traditional' skills play a significant part in your professional life. However, there is also an abundance of...

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Nobody can succeed all the time. Failure goes right in hand with success. Warren Buffet is a great example of this. His Berkshire Hathaway fund took a $3.5 billion hit in 1993 when he invested in Dexter Shoes. Buffet claims that this was the worst investment he ever made. Explaining his failure to investors, he humorously quoted country singer Bobby Bare saying, "I've never gone...

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Being a great leader isn't easy. It's a tricky balancing act, which many struggle with; the numbers don't lie. Employees across the USA are uninspired and uninterested in their jobs. A recent Gallup poll of 25million+ employees reported over half were not engaged at work. Since Gallup published the study in 2013, employee engagement numbers in the US stagnate. Worse still, around 20% of employees were actively disengaged. This slice of...

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Leadership is not something that can simply be read from a textbook, or taught in a classroom. It is not easy to describe a good leader with just a couple of words. A desirable leader has that special "something" that just seems to exude from them. Something that makes you want to follow them. So, what is it?  What makes a good leader? I speak from both sides...

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It's that dreaded time of the year again: time to take your workplace survey. Oh, how the time is going to drag as you click from page to page answering "strongly agree" to everything just to make the big bosses smile. It doesn't really matter anyway. It's not like your opinion will matter. They probably don't even look at them anyway. It's just a way...

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There are unspoken rules of leadership that are rarely visited once the one seeking high position gains what is requested. To lead others is a privilege that most often is not reached by those that seek it out. The misconception of being a leader is that you are to take the position without hesitation no matter what the cost. Hostility is viewed in duality with...

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Have you ever witnessed a manager or supervisor openly and publicly shaming an employee for doing something wrong? Whether you work with these people or not, if you see it happen, you likely experience the same thing that everyone else does – embarrassment. There’s no doubt that it’s embarrassing for everyone involved to see a leader handling a problem this way, but have you ever...

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Every leader dreams of having a cohesive team with employees who enjoy working together and can collaborate in a productive, innovative, and harmonious manner. Unfortunately, though, that’s just not possible all of the time. People have strong opinions and differing viewpoints. Sometimes personalities mesh, and sometimes they clash. And you cannot predict and avoid every tense situation or conflict. So how can you use conscious...

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Join Adi in February in Bahrain at the Gulf Industry Fair 2016! "Gulf Industry Fair 2016 will host a Master class programme to develop Innovation and Lateral thinking for leaders The two day workshop conducted by business guru Adi Breuer, encourages current or future business leaders and industrialists to acknowledge and recognise their potential in innovating their businesses." [pdf-embedder url="http://paradigmshifters.consulting/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Thomson-Reuters-Zawya-Press-Release-Gulf-Industry-Fair-2016.pdf"] [pdf-embedder url="http://paradigmshifters.consulting/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Business-Intelligence-Middle-East-Gulf-Industry-Fair-2016.pdf"]...

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A great opportunity for increasing your business and personal performance. This is a 3-day experiential retreat in April 2016 in the Denver, Colorado vicinity. Get an energy, engagement and commitment booster for your team. Elevate your business to the next level. This is what you are going to take away from this inspiring retreat: + Allocate time better and be less reactive. + Create space for strategic...

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