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Vitality while working hard: a case study

Vitality while working hard: a case study

The way our work affects our health and vitality has changed a lot. Where before your physical health was, if you’re lucky, worried for. Today there’s much more at stake if you want to stay healthy. Social studies have defined that to be vital & […]

How to stay vital?

How to stay vital?

Staying fresh and vital is key to balancing life and leadership. Successful leaders often have to throw themselves into their work and sacrifice long hours in the office. With the advancement in technology, it is inevitable that the pace of businesses also starts to increase. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Resilience: a case study

Resilience: a case study

Most jobs nowadays give us periodic peaks of extra work and stress. For some people, it’s a few times a year, for example at the end or beginning of the year. But for every job it can be different and less or more often. So […]