Last week a participant entered a course I also attended. He immediately impressed me with his apparent serenity. I learned his name was Ravi (without the oli he said) ;). A very funny guy from London with roots in India, father of three grown-up kids and with a sort of buddhist inner peace. In the […]
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The last six months I facilitated a team in their development and I would like to share my experiences in this with you. This team came from a situation of bad leadership, lack of trust and they were clearly ‘damaged’. After the first exploratory conversations it became clear that there were several themes that needed […]
Last month I was invited to facilitate a team session for a major energy supplier. The leader of this team once followed a kind of Being on Mission Program with our founding father Mark McGregor. The question was if we could also create a likewise program for just one afternoon because ( I quote her) […]
Leadership is a choice, not a formal position. Anyone who takes more control in their work and life is a leader. Are you a leader? Do you recognize that there is a lot to do to be successful as a leader? Being authentic, which means staying by yourself…and being able to switch to different behavioral […]
Leadership is a choice, we can all choose to take leadership! This is an important base of the Being on Mission method. It does not matter if you are a manager or like to become one, an entrepreneur or an (independent) professional. You are welcome to discover how you can lead your life and take […]
Exhibition Floor 2019 Tilburg Recently we participated in the Exhibition Floor in Tilburg and we would like to share our experiences with you. What is the phenomenon Exhibition Floor? We are living in a time of big financial cuts. Social-cultural organisations, who have lived for years from government subsidies, or have achieved their objectives with […]
Every company nowadays knows or recently found that out at the moment the results lagged behind. Because a plan, a strategy in itself is something very powerful but it vanishes if you don’t engage your people on how to execute the plan; that is what we call culture and -maybe even more important -if your […]
Recently I was enjoying a drink on a terrace and I heard two parents talking to each other about their children. One told the other that her daughter had brought a friend home to play together. The other girl said that she wanted to play that someone would die. The mother was very upset: “It […]
Aristoteles and Shakespeare are well known storytellers from ancient times. Up to date their stories are still being told in plays. And even nowadays they attract much audience. Why? Because we as human beings simply like to listen to stories. Stories that matter of course. Not he stories your mother-in-law tells you about the nephew […]
Are vision and mission abstract wordings for you? In this blog we will show you how we make these wordings tangible in our programs for individuals, teams and organizations. What is a vision? The word vision means “A view or opinion of someone on something”. This can be about an important event, or about your […]