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Dealing with fear in an organization

I was sitting in the meeting with a few senior managers. I could not take away my mind from the high pressure to deliver on our customer expectations, as we were lacking behind on them. At the same time, as a manager, I needed to bring up the delicate subject of people’s health. I had noticed many of the “overload” symptoms in my team, especially during the last few months.And

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Working from Home

Sounds great, and it is! Just make sure you know your habits, the good ones and the bad ones! Harvard Business made some great and short videos which are helpful to get the basics right. Hope you find this helpful – appreciate if you let me know at the bottom.

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How to Measure your life?

A small in memorial for prof. Clayton M. Christiansen, the wise lesson he provided during the last day in class: “How to measure your life?”

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The Formula for Successful Change

Leading change means facilitating transition. Learn how to meet people where they are, and how they can meet you where you are as leader. Combining existing models for change to one unique model. Proven in practice.

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Personal Development

Deep Purpose

Deep purpose can only be sensed, don’t let your ego overrule it. Deep purpose will force you to make aligned choices that will change your life fundamentally. Learn more about deep purpose and how to start working on yours.

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Leadership

If all IT systems fail

27-06-2017, all systems fail. 56 countries, 1500+ operational facilities, 60,000 employees, ….
How an organisation survived the NonPetya computer virus. How leadership makes the difference, but only thanks to the great attitude and loyalty of employees and customers. Learn what matters in developing people in your organisation to allow them to be instrumental when it really counts. When you need to survive crisis.

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Agile

Leading your Agile Transformation

Undertaking the fundamental shift from a traditional organization designed for the industrial economy to an agile model designed for today’s digital economy. A new form of organization that enables innovation, collaboration, and value creation at incredible speed, scale, and impact. Agile organizations can develop products five times faster, make decisions three times faster, and reallocate resources adroitly and quickly (McKinsey, 2018) To build and lead agile organizations, leaders are required

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Leadership

The Feedback Fallacy

You can find feedback in any word or behaviour. However, providing intentional feedback requires using all your senses and understanding to ensure it is not considered criticism. Avoid these pitfalls and apply these “must-do’s”.

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Leadership

Becoming more of an Influencer

Displaying warmth with strength is key to making us more influential. Most men have perceived strength, women warmth. But we need both for successful relationship in both business and in life. You can’t fake it. It must come from ‘inside-out’. We need to build our own self-belief that we have the skills and strategies to cope with most things that are chucked at us in life. From this inner strength

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Agile

Agile Leadership Training – making agile work

Today we launched our newly developed leadership development programme, “making agile work”. Agile organisations struggle a lot, we have spoken to more than 20 large organisations in the Netherlands and can only conclude: we are not even half way there. We have a new leadership approach to focus on completing the transformation successfully. People feel top management is not aligned and in many cases do not have a serieus intention

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Change

Change Leadership Has To Emphasize Continuity

Change leadership is about understanding culture, so it’s really about understanding people and how they work together. Focusing on the change only is ignoring what people come to work for every day, what makes them stay in the organisation and what makes them true team players.  #leadership #change #xlgrowth

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Leadership

Trust – The Origin of Teams

Trust, what can we do without? Nothing to my humble opinion. Many research has been done and even more books are written about trust. Let’s have a look into trust and how this relates to our day-to-day way of working, wellbeing and personal development. First of all, we all understand trust, as this is the first thing that we develop – or maybe are born with. Newborns trust their caretaker

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Agile

Agile Change

Implementing change has something to learn from working Agile. I see 4 distinct differentiators: leadership, team performance, disciplined change execution and measuring from A-Z. Get this right and change (aas well as the personal transition) will be smoother. Here is why: 1. Leadership is better when done together. This is because of true ownership and complementing/developing each other’s abilities and behaviours. The learning from experiences together, adjust, and improving ways

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Leadership

Develop yourself being an Agile Leader: 4 days in 4 months

Increase the Agility of Work: Leadership is no longer about leading only, it is about true ownership and aligning your leadership abilities and behaviours with it.  Our simple, intuitive program empowers people to quickly understand, adapt, and improve their way of working and processes to speed execution. Eliminate Productivity Killers: Frictionless sharing with stakeholders eliminates silos and brings teams together. Clear and often self-chosen accountabilities foster deeper ownership and more

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Change

Creating Lasting Change

Thinking about change a lot? Or maybe about how to deal with change? My big question is how we can create lasting change. Did you ever wonder how the human body is dealing with all the changes in its environment and what we can learn form this? Our body can protects itself against every flu virus, even the brand new ones, the ones it has never seen before! How can

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Performance Management

Why Time Management makes you more busy

How does your start in the morning look like? Going through your inbox just before the first meeting starts, or catching-up the left-overs of the previous day? Time is never on our site, it seems… If you get a bag full of money, you can choose when you spend it and to what. Time is a different phenomenal: every second gone is gone forever, every hour or day not spend

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! When you start a website, this is the first post already created by WordPress. And no, I dit not delete it. This is not my first website, however this is my first really serious attempt to start my own business. Actually, this is not really true, I have always worked as it was my own

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