3.59 – my thoughts about the time dimension for sustainable development

Inspired by the three Finnish medals for the Niskanen family in the Winter Olympics 2022, I decided to share my thought about the time dimension for sustainable development and a piece of my sports history. In November, I attended the Finnish Conference on Vocational and Professional Education Research at Turku University of Applied Sciences. InJatka lukemista ”3.59 – my thoughts about the time dimension for sustainable development”

Seize the opportunity – insights from my first year as an entrepreneur for sustainable development

A year ago I had a couple of days off my daily work. I sat at the kitchen table of my parent’s summer cottage, by the fireplace, writing the application for Tove Holm Consulting. I had thought about the name for some weeks and realized that the customers I had, knew me from earlier work,Jatka lukemista ”Seize the opportunity – insights from my first year as an entrepreneur for sustainable development”

Thank you for your positive feedback!

Do you remember a time you got positive feedback for your work, how it affected you and what it led to?  And do you recall when you got negative feedback, at work when you thought you had done great? And how that affected your motivation and self-esteem?  I have learned that, for me, it isJatka lukemista ”Thank you for your positive feedback!”

Successful facilitation, why and how?

When a group is gathered to plan forward it is crucial to lead the workshop successfully, which is facilitation. Facilitation is to help a group be the best together (Gullstrand, 2020). I have three favorite methodologies I apply which I decided to share, hoping that you would share with us one of your favorite practices.Jatka lukemista ”Successful facilitation, why and how?”

Continuous improvements: problem solving and adaptability – skills for the future

I argue that continuous improvements like problem solving and adaptability are important for any work. I am aware that my affection for this argument comes from that I have worked with quality and environmental management systems for over 16 years, where the Deming cycle (plan, do, check, act) is central. Anyhow, I also think that thanks toJatka lukemista ”Continuous improvements: problem solving and adaptability – skills for the future”

Sustainable leadership – both employees and managers are well and achieve the set goals

This autumn I was deeply impressed reading about Hailuoto municipality, which has succeeded with falling short of its budget in 2020. They have succeeded with reducing sick leave days per person from 26 calendar days in 2018, to 19 in 2019 and, so far, six in 2020. Unlike many other municipalities, it does not layJatka lukemista ”Sustainable leadership – both employees and managers are well and achieve the set goals”