What can we learn from small kids? Small kids don’t see danger; they just do and say whatever they like. They look at the world with an open mind, like I did in this picture about 50 years ago. No worry, struggle or fear to see in my face, just happiness and joy and living […]
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Disappointment or wrong expectation? In these times of Corona I notice that being happy, being healthy, suddenly is more important than ever before. We are much more conscious on these themes now we are being confronted with our vulnerability and whether or not your life’s manufacturability. That gave me the insight that everyone handles anger […]
In our previous blog we asked the question: Where are you now? Are you in the no longer or in the not yet? Now that we have more interaction with virtual leaders and their teams, it becomes even more clear. Where you are now and where you are going is, first of all, an individual […]
Are you leading a crisis or a transformation? An interesting question out of a session by Jitske Kramer, a Dutch cultural anthropologist, about the collective culture shock we are in right now with the world. Covid- 19 askes all of us to lead our businesses and lives during uncertainty, and bottom line there are 2 […]
In Nicole’s last blog we talked about reflexes and paradigm shifts. Reflex on what there is, and that’s a lot at the moment, and at the same time we experience there’s nothing at all. Nicole also talked about the paradigm shift which requires us to look at current reality from a different angle. Reflex could […]
In this special period, we like to share more than ever before. Therefor a very personal blog this time. Would you like to share your personal thoughts on leadership and change? Feel free to contact us, we might publish your story. Something invisible and bigger than all of us together is taking over the world. […]
Do you want to make more use of the genius around you to enjoy work and get better results? Yes, I guess, that sound great! And it is possible. The global research of Liz Wiseman shows that the result of different leadership behaviour can lead to 2 times more utilization of the ‘genius” of others. […]
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 […]
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) […]