THE 2 BIGGEST DOWNSIDES OF PLEASING

Reading time: 4 minutesThinking time: 1 minute each time you get stuck We all know at least one person that goes out of his or her way to meet others whenever possible. Not meet as in ‘seeing other people’ but meet as in ‘meeting them in the middle’. Not disappointing. Compromising. Satisfying the other ones… Continue reading THE 2 BIGGEST DOWNSIDES OF PLEASING

THE KNOWING DOING GAP

Reading time: 5 minutesThinking time: take as long as you wish 'Just do it doesn't exist', something I tell my coaching clients on a very regular basis. You could say this is definitely one of my favourite quotes. There is a huge and important difference between knowing what to do, and actually doing it. Think… Continue reading THE KNOWING DOING GAP

WHY COVID-19 MAKES YOU LEAN TOWARDS YOUR LIMITING SURVIVAL STRATEGY

Reading time: 2 minutesThinking time: take as much as you need Crises and survival strategies. Sounds like a perfectly logical combination, right? I guess there's no need to argue on that. The only question is: is your survival strategy empowering or self-limiting? I'm pretty sure, if you chose without paying attention, you picked the wrong… Continue reading WHY COVID-19 MAKES YOU LEAN TOWARDS YOUR LIMITING SURVIVAL STRATEGY

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

LITTLE FISH, BIG FISH. COACHEN VOORBIJ HET EGO

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

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