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Great leaders never stop learning!

Great leaders never stop learning!

We, human beings are creatures of habit. Always in search of a life that is predictable and within our comfort zone. We rely on routine and learned our own thinking patterns. Patterns that are automatic that we think that these habitual ways of thinking, learning […]

Learning on the job: a case study

Learning on the job: a case study

Learning has changed dramatically over the past 2 decades. Where before learning was mostly organized, structured and decided by management, now it’s the opposite. Today we have our greatest learning device always with us, and use it all day long. If we want to check […]

How my brain learns!

How my brain learns!

Every day we learn new things, whether knowingly or subconsciously. Often, we are more pre-occupied with what we learn, but it is just as important to know how our brain learns. Despite variations in learning methods and outcomes, there are still similarities in the ways […]

Vulnerability & Leadership

Vulnerability & Leadership

Everyone would think of vulnerability as being weak. And the hardest things for a leader is to show or demonstrates their vulnerability. People tends to think that by being vulnerable is a bad thing. It implies that you are weak and defenceless. Many times, people […]

Is Vulnerability a Strength or Weakness?

Is Vulnerability a Strength or Weakness?

In my day to day work, it is mostly expected that I exude confidence and certainty. I would believe this expectation applies to almost every professional in their daily work, regardless of their position in the organisation. We need to show confidence during our one-on-one […]

How vulnerability can make you a stronger: a case study

How vulnerability can make you a stronger: a case study

Authenticity and vulnerability are becoming characteristics not of weakness, but of strength. In the past you could (wrongly) be perceived as a strong person if you could hide behind a façade of manners and fancy clothes, nowadays in some sense the opposite. A true authentic […]

Together we partner in training and behavior change

Together we partner in training and behavior change

Together with our stakeholders, we examine the development needs of your organization and employees. What is needed to embrace other behaviours and initiate the right change in your organization? How can we share our knowledge, insights and experiences with you so that learning and development […]

Modern Leadership: a case study

Modern Leadership: a case study

This week we learn a lot about the differences between managers and leaders; what defines the two and what are the different roles they fulfil in companies. One of the first leadership lessons learned at Dutch business schools is: “a good baker is not persé […]

Quiz: Are you more comfortable leading or managing?

Quiz: Are you more comfortable leading or managing?

Are you more comfortable leading or managing? Do you set direction and develop the vision? Or do you plan and set deadlines? Try this simple quick quiz to find out if you a leader or a manager. Which statements apply to you? A. Ask what […]

Building a modern leadership brand

Building a modern leadership brand

We all know that as one’s career progresses, one could, at certain times, hold a leadership position in a company. A leadership brand bears your uniqueness and individuality as a leader. It showcases the value you offer and drives a lasting impact on your colleagues […]