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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 [...]

Understanding your personal communication style – why it is important

2019-08-07T12:05:03+02:0030 Oct 2017|Assertiveness, Authenticity, Effective communication, experiential learning, Leadership|

Understanding your personal communication style - why it is important Understanding your personal communication style will help you communicate more effectively, be heard and listened to. Whenever I ask leaders in organisations what they find most difficult about leading an organisation and leading people, it often comes down to “communication”. This is why [...]