Reading time: 2 minutes Think about it. We all talk about change. Flexibility and adaptive power leading you to … Continue Reading DON’T HOLD YOUR HORSES! IS YOUR DESIRE FOR THE STATUS QUO HOLDING YOU BACK?
Reading time: 1 minute In times where authenticity and leadership go seemingly hand in hand, an important question is: what do you stand for as a leader? The truth is, answering that question might be easier said than done. … Continue Reading LEADERSHIP : HOW AUTHENTIC CAN YOU REALLY BE?
Reading time: 1 minute Last week at an international seminar, one of my colleagues asked me if I named my company BigFish4.me because I am a Big Beautiful Woman (BBW). I have to tell you I was surprised at the … Continue Reading WOULD I BE MORE SUCCESSFUL IF I WERE SKINNY?
Reading time: 3 minutes Saying YES to another is easy. So easy most of us need to learn how to say NO. We say YES to others even knowing it will be extremely difficult (if not impossible) to meet the … Continue Reading WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT TO SAY YES TO YOURSELF?
Reading time: 3 minutes Last week at the dinner table of our ladies business network group, one of my table companions asked me why I prefer working with the bigger companies. She is working for one of worlds biggest companies … Continue Reading WHEN THE ONLY CONSTANT IS CHANGE
Reading time: 1 minute ! 10 tips for Catching your Big Fish in 2015 : #1 Check your commitment. Are you ready to make a change? #2 Did u know that writing down increases the chance of achieving it by … Continue Reading 10 TIPS FOR CATCHING YOUR BIG FISH IN 2015
Reading time: 5 minutes Impact. It’s a recurrent theme in executive Coaching. Whether you are looking to improve your organization’s performance or working through the day-to-day leadership challenges of solving problems and getting the work done, with being in charge … Continue Reading LEADERSHIP : MAXIMIZE YOUR IMPACT
Reading time: 3 minutes There is a lot to say about Work-Life Balance. I have been writing about it several times in the past. I even bring a Keynote to groups on how to “Coach your Boss” to find that … Continue Reading THE WORK/LIFE MASH-UP
Reading time: 3 minutes As an executive Coach, I see a lot of executives struggling with this thing called Organizational Politics. When discussing it, more than once a negative association comes up with the term. People are wondering not only … Continue Reading ORGANIZATIONAL POLITICS? NO THANKS
Reading time: 6 minutes Yesterday I saw my eight-year old daughter being dragged through the sand by her pony. It ran wild and she got stuck in the rains. Fortunately without consequences. But it made me realize again how resilient … Continue Reading LEADERSHIP : 5 WAYS TO BOOST RESILIENCE
Reading time: 5 minutes Happiness. Isn’t it the óne thing we are all looking for? It often lies in the balance we’d all love to find. Work. Life. Career. Family. Ambition. Health. So you want to be Happy. Let’s assume … Continue Reading DESIGN YOUR HAPPINESS IN 5 EASY STEPS
Reading time: 4 minutes We all know that charismatic person entering the room. It’s definitely not purely appearance. Standing tall, making eye contact, with the right tone of voice, and just enough energy and passion. So how about yòur personal … Continue Reading HOW TO LEAD CONFIDENT WITHOUT BEING LABELLED ARROGANT (WITH CHECKLIST FOR SELF-ASSESSMENT)
Reading time: 3 minutes This Month I am coming to you with a rather personal blog. As some of you know I have been dreaming of living in the Netherlands for years. Now I finally do. After living in Belgium … Continue Reading MOVING TO THE NETHERLANDS
Reading time: 5 minutes Tell me, what is your greatest Strength? Are you blessed with excellent communication skills? A strong analyser? Decisive? Structured? Peaceable? Results-oriented? Before reading any further, take a little time to reflect upon following 2 questions: ⇒ … Continue Reading BALANCE YOUR STRENGHTS IN 4 STEPS
Reading time: 5 minutes A new year. A new beginning. New Year’s resolutions are a hot topic right now. Wikipedia describes them as an act of self-improvement. A ritual originating from the ancient Babylonians and the Romans. All making promises … Continue Reading IT’S ALL ABOUT TRANSFORMATION
April 2013 – The BigFish4.me brand takes its first steps in the world of Executive Coaching. Loaded with a healthy dose of confidence and ambition. Building on valuable experience in the field of accelerating human performance. The little apple-blue-sea-green fish … Continue Reading BIGFISH4.ME WISHES YOU SUCCESSFUL FISHING IN 2014