About Christine Reijnders

Christine runs her business START TO BE YOU offering fast executive coaching by phone for leaders as Leaders Fast Lane. She runs courses for leaders and influencers to discover their working styles and communication styles www.start2bu.be . She is a certified facilitator in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology. She is a course director, facilitator, and executive coach with The Leadership Trust in the UK www.leadershiptrust.co and she is visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges for a leadership course for Masters students.

3 golden rules to retain great employees

2019-08-07T10:34:04+02:0006 Aug 2019|Engagement, Leadership|

3 golden rules to retain great employees On a regular basis we hear in the news how vacancies are difficult to be filled. Employees are easily lured away by competitors with better conditions. Only recently a Belgian company offered a recruitment bonus to the right candidate. It is now more than ever important [...]

7 tips to leave work behind during holidays

2019-06-14T22:19:23+02:0014 Jun 2019|Delegation, Leadership|

7 tips to leave work behind during holidays Do you find it hard to resist the temptation to 'quickly' scroll through your mailbox on your smartphone? Quickly send the text to your colleague or answer an email? This way holidays aren't really relaxing. While really they are necessary to top up your batteries [...]

The impact of a simple ‘hello, how are you?’ in cross-cultural communication

2019-08-07T12:05:48+02:0014 Mar 2019|Effective communication, Leadership, Working together|

The impact of a simple 'hello, how are you?' in cross-cultural communication Cultural differences are not always experienced at a fair distance from home. They can be observed as soon as we drive through the next village, city or county. Over long periods of time societies have developed their own norms and values [...]

Teamwork in an organisation, avoiding the upstairs-downstairs mentality

2019-08-07T12:05:11+02:0013 Mar 2018|Leadership|

Teamwork in an organisation, avoiding the upstairs-downstairs mentality Teamwork is not only important within a team. All departments within an organisation need to be able to work together as one team in order to achieve the organisation's common goal. The upstairs, downstairs mentality as an obstruction to teamwork In organisations people often unconsciously [...]