Reading time: 3 minutes It’s on my personal vision board for 2018. In between a picture of a breath taking turquoise lagoon with white sandy beaches and Tony Robbins: “A woman with a mission!” Small, cyan blue letters on a white background. If you’d have to find it you’d have to look for it… Continue reading A WOMAN WITH A MISSION!
Leestijd: 2 minuten Bij het afsluiten van een coaching call een paar dagen terug zegt mijn klant plots: “Ik ben onder de indruk van het palmares aan mensen dat je gecoacht hebt, top level leiders in bedrijven met duizenden mensen, dan voel ik me in verhouding toch maar een hele kleine vis”. Ik weet… Continue reading LITTLE FISH, BIG FISH. COACHEN VOORBIJ HET EGO
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
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
Reading time: 3 minutes First months of the year. A lot of people complaining to be overly busy because of having to schedule their yearly evaluation interviews. Almost impossible to get the most out of those interviews whilst trying to fit in everyone in an already busy schedule. Preparation? Follow up? Maybe you are… Continue reading WANT TO GET AHEAD WITH YOUR BUSINESS? PULL THE PLUG ON PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS AND START COACHING
Reading time: 3 minutes One of the main reasons I chose to be certified as a Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered coach is that I was looking for a way to not only get my clients to achieve the results and change in Leadership growth they wanted to achieve but to make sure that their… Continue reading THE POWER OF FEED-FORWARD
Reading time: 4 minutes Exactly 3 years ago I wrote a blog post about how the teens and young adults I’m working with through BigFish4.kids are – although developing their own personality – often behaving purely based on the input they get from the outside. How they are still able to simply be happy,… Continue reading LET’S HAVE “THE TALK” (A PRACTICAL EXERCISE)
Reading time: 6 minutes September 1st. Back to school. Summer break behind us for most of us. New projects on the table. Work and life. Challenges ahead that might excite and scare at the same time. Big plans for what’s left of the year. September 1st. Perfect day for some new beginnings. Finally hitting… Continue reading NEW BEGINNINGS
Reading time: 4 minutes I’m not much of a soccer fanatic but European Championships have something special. I've learned to enjoy them after spending an afternoon in Antwerp with some of my former Belgian and Dutch Adecco colleagues. Supporting the Dutch team on a big screen. Us all being dressed up completely in orange.… Continue reading DEAR BELGIAN, IT’S TIME TO UNPLUG THE MODESTY
Reading time: 5 minutes Don’t worry. I am not referring to quitting your job or married life. But let me give you some examples that relate to quitting “bad relationships” in a whole different way than you’d think at first sight. Mark is result oriented. That is by far his best professional… Continue reading KNOWING WHEN TO QUIT. DO YOU?