In the previous post I shared my views on how mindfulness and coaching support the development of the Perspective character strength. In this post I am exploring how important is for performance and well-being to wisely develop Social Intelligence. Social intelligence, also called emotional and personal intelligence, or hot intelligence, is a strength of humanity,.. read more →

In the previous post I introduced the Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP) Program developed by Dr. Ryan M. Niemiec at the VIA Institute on Character. MBSP has been piloted in several countries since 2014 with proven positive results and is now offered for the first time in Switzerland. In this post I explain how mindfulness and.. read more →

Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP) is a new program developed by the VIA Institute on Character that brings together the latest science of mindfulness and character strengths into a practical learning experience to help people flourish by getting in conscious contact with their inner strengths (e.g., social intelligence, leadership, teamwork, creativity, honesty, bravery, perspective, etc.). The.. read more →

In the previous post of this series about Project Manager Competence Development we introduced the PMI, Project Management Institute’s (2007), Project Manager Competency Development (PMCD) Framework – Second Edition. In this post we will explain why coaching makes a difference when developing project manager competence. Evidence shows that a majority of projects fail or are.. read more →

The PMI, Project Management Institute Switzerland Chapter has been working on new initiatives to provide more services to his members and to create more value for the membership. Antonia van der Holst, Vice-President of Community Outreach, has been collaborating with certified professional coaches to develop a new project manager competence development service based on the.. read more →