The Positive Change Blog
Articles, posts, and tools by Gustavo Razzetti
The Remarkable Truth about Trust
Most of us have a transactional approach to trust - we trust only those who trust us. But, what comes first? To trust or to be trusted? How to build trustworthy relationships. Trust is not easy, but it’s…
Why the World Needs More Rebels
Organizations need more rebels. Innovation happens in the fringes. How companies can identify, grow, and support corporate rebel innovators.
The Johari Window Team Building Activity
The Johari Window tool is ideal for increasing self-awareness and team awareness. By comparing personal and team feedback we uncover our blind spots. This activity promotes self discovery and personal development.
7 Ways Thinking like a Detective Will Make You Smarter
Detectives solve problems by finding the relationship between facts - they observe what others don't, and eliminate the impossible.
Being Vulnerable Reflects the Best on You and Others
Vulnerability brings out the best in people. The power of vulnerability lies in being strong by accepting both our flaws and strengths. Vulnerability reflects your best version.
Listen to the Highs and Lows
A team feedback exercise to capture the highs and lows of an experience. Perfect to get feedback after a workshop, meeting or team retreat.
How I Found the Meaning of Life in a Japanese Garden
Life is a metaphor. The meaning of life is discovered by living. You make the path as you walk. What a visit to a Japanese garden can teach you about life meaning.
Google Research Reveals 7 Secrets of Successful Remote Teams
Google surveyed 5000 employees working in remote teams. Here's what makes successful remote teams perform better and increase engagement. Actionable tips to increase collaboration among remote teams.
The Power of Self Awareness to Build Successful Teams
Self awareness is a key skill for successful leaders. Self-aware teams make better decisions, collaborate more, and manage tensions and conflicts more effectively. In this webinar, Gustavo Razzetti, CEO of Liberationist shares the power of self…
How to Lead Teams in Permanent Whitewater Webinar
The dynamics in our work lives create unexpected undercurrents—but also pose unforeseen opportunities. Our world is perpetually changing, uncertain, and complex-- It's called "permanent whitewater." Leaders never step in the same river twice. To thrive in…
A Fearless Culture: How Psychological Safety Promotes Innovation
A fearless culture encourages participation. Fear is the most pervasive emotion at work. Most teams censor their best ideas. They are afraid of being ignored, criticized or punished. 85% of people feel unable to raise a…
Empathy Is the Superpower to Be in Sync
As the world grows more interconnected, we feel more disconnected and isolated. Empathy encourages collaboration, compassion, and the best in people. How to turn empathy into a superpower to see what others don't see.
What I Learned from Writing at Medium 4 Years in a Row
Success depends on a metric Medium doesn’t track yet If you publish on Medium, there’s a good chance you check your stats way too often. For months, I used to check them many times per day — especially...
Building a Bridge
This team building exercise showcases the power of collaboration. Two teams join forces to build a bridge––each takes care of one part. But, surprise...
Why a Culture of Silence Is Killing Innovation
A culture of silence is unnoticed yet expensive. Silence kills innovation. If people don't speak up or share their ideas innovation will never thrive. How to liberate your organizational voice.
The Positive Impact of Negative Emotions
Negative emotions are uncomfortable to deal with, but they have a purpose. Negative emotions are data. They connect us with our deep self. How to develops emotional management and turn negative emotions into fuel for growth.
Stop Worrying about Your Goals, Focus on Progress Instead
The workplace is not as bad as most people think. Disengagement is caused by a lack of appreciation. People can't acknowledge progress. How to celebrate progress to move teams forward.
Do You Want to Be More Positive?
Is the world becoming better or worse? Less than 10% of people believe the world is improving. But statistics show things are getting better. How to be more positive.