SLOWING DOWN OR SPEEDING UP?

Reading time: 2 minutes Thinking time: that's entirely up to you ;) Funny thing how the maximum speed limit in the Netherlands came down from 130 to 100 kilometers per hour during the day just as the Covid-19 virus obliged pretty much the whole world to slow down in all aspects as well. It is… Continue reading SLOWING DOWN OR SPEEDING UP?

OLD SKOOL

Reading time (in minutes): 2 Thinking time (in minutes): At least 5 (I hope) "Hi, it's mom" "I can see that, mom" No matter how 'hip' and up with my time I do believe to be, sometimes one just can't deny the years of age. Especially when it comes down to IT (what cloud?) and… Continue reading OLD SKOOL

FOCUS

Reading time (in minutes): 2 Thinking time (in minutes): At least 5 "If you want other consequences, you simply need to make a different choice" - Credits to Charles "Why aren't you writing anymore?" I was asked lately. "I always loved reading your blogs and posts." I can't say it took me by surprise, because… Continue reading FOCUS

THE SEARCH FOR CONNECTEDNESS

Reading time: 2 minutes   Being presented a potential business opportunity one simply can’t refuse, I had my first project group meeting last week. As we – four local entrepreneurs - all came running in in a hurry and with too many thoughts and ideas on our plates, we decided to start our meeting with… Continue reading THE SEARCH FOR CONNECTEDNESS

INSTINCT WINS FROM RATIO. ALWAYS. IF YOU LET IT. FIGHT, FREEZE OR FLIGHT IN BUSINESS

Reading time: 4 minutes   It all begins in the amygdala, triggering a neural response in the hypothalamus. Less than a heartbeat later, your heart pumps your blood around faster than ever, your lung action accelerates, your digestion system slows down, there is a release of blood sugars and fats enhancing muscular action, your pupils… Continue reading INSTINCT WINS FROM RATIO. ALWAYS. IF YOU LET IT. FIGHT, FREEZE OR FLIGHT IN BUSINESS

IF YOU CAN’T LET GO, LET IT BE

Reading time: 4 minutes   We’ve all been there before. Struggling to let go. Whether it was a relationship, a certain lifestyle or a job. Situations where we knew it was wiser to let go, nevertheless kept clinging on for much too long. Not to mention that we are in fact not into change at… Continue reading IF YOU CAN’T LET GO, LET IT BE

BOUWEN AAN JE CARRIÈRE, EEN KWESTIE VAN BUIGEN OF BARSTEN

Leestijd: 2 minuten   Een brutale Nederlander in een gereserveerde Amerikaanse boardroom. Een gepassioneerde zuiderling die net iets anders met conflicthantering omgaat. Een beleefde Belg op zoek naar meer impact. Tonnen aan ambitie. Een groot verantwoordelijkheidsgevoel in een wereld die steeds kleiner wordt. Gelimiteerd door beperkte mandaten en complexe politieke processen zoeken we onze weg… Continue reading BOUWEN AAN JE CARRIÈRE, EEN KWESTIE VAN BUIGEN OF BARSTEN

C FOR CHIEF. ARE YOU READY TO TAKE THE SHORTCUT TO THE C-SUITE?

Reading time: 4 minutes   As the CEO, you are the one being end-responsible. And as you succeed or fail, so does your organization. As the COO, CFO, CMO, CIO or CTO, not to forget the CHRO and others, you occupy the most powerful position in your domain. Sitting on one of those desired chairs… Continue reading C FOR CHIEF. ARE YOU READY TO TAKE THE SHORTCUT TO THE C-SUITE?

HOW TO DEAL WITH A CEO’S SHORT SPAN OF ATTENTION (3 TIPS)

Reading time: 3 minutes   I’ve heard it many times before: “My CEO has a, well let’s say, short span of attention. I need to move quickly, if not I am too late and don’t reach my goal. Or worse, I get to be set aside as being not competent enough. Not strong enough. Not… Continue reading HOW TO DEAL WITH A CEO’S SHORT SPAN OF ATTENTION (3 TIPS)

GUIDELINES OM MET DE KORTE AANDACHTSSPANNE VAN JE CEO OM TE GAAN (3 TIPS)

Leestijd: 3 minuten   Ik hoor het vaker: “Mijn CEO heeft een, hoe zal ik het zeggen, nogal korte span of attention. Dus ik moet snel zijn, zo niet ben ik te laat. Bereik ik niet mijn doel. Word ik weggezet als onbekwaam. Niet stevig genoeg. Te weinig impact. Terwijl ik er veel meer vanaf… Continue reading GUIDELINES OM MET DE KORTE AANDACHTSSPANNE VAN JE CEO OM TE GAAN (3 TIPS)