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mechanics of emotions - merkapt
mechanics of emotions - merkapt

Mechanics of Emotions

… And why engineers can be great at dealing with emotions at work, once they get the manual.

I presented this TED-like talk for the Airbus Group Leadership University’s trainer day, held in Toulouse on 11 December 2014. In this short talk, I wanted to present to my peers a few perspectives on how to bring soft subjects like « emotions at work » to engineers, since a vast majority of Airbus managers we train come from an engineering background. The pedagogy for engineers needs to be very coherent from the title « mechanics of emotions » to the metaphors (engine), the language and the concrete cases and tools. Read more

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rocket

Promouvoir la carrière des femmes

Je viens de boucler un programme pilote de formations visant à promouvoir la carrière des femmes d’une entreprise leader mondial du transport maritime. Malgré un format court, la formation a été bien reçue et surtout a commencé à déclencher des changements positifs pour les 40 femmes qui ont pu y participer. Pour un changement culturel, il faudra bien plus qu’une formation pour faire bouger les choses, mais il faut bien commencer quelque part et faire les premiers pas. Read more

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Cherry_dodging_RPG_attack

Out of the box talents!

The « use it or lose it » view of competencies may be right about savoir-faire and technical skills because they are often linked to technologies which evolve rapidly. But how about soft skills and savoir-être, the ones that are so in need right now like leadership, people management, coaching, creativity, public speaking etc? Do we lose these if we haven’t practiced them in a while? Read more