Complacency – The worm that rots from the inside

High performance organizations and people know that repetition as key success behavior for them to achieve success. Repetition allows people to automate behaviours and create routines that allow them to perform in almost any circumstances. When will repetition become a bad influence? When I was a young athlete, I wanted to always improve myself, so…

3 easy steps to inpire people

Selling dreams: How leaders can inspire employees Being a good sales often means that you need to connect with people to make them believe that a certain product or service is exactly what they would need or like to have. It resembles the work of an artist to make people to believe in something that…

Sitting outside your confort zone

I have started to experiment to leave my office and be closer to my teams. I never really had an office until now… so it feels strange to be “inside a box” – despite being a great office with a great view – I feel apart from everyone else sitting in the open space. It…

Establishing and leveraging networks

I find it very impressive when a group of people gets together and achieves a result that is bigger than the sum of the individuals of that group – The collective is extraordinary. The power of networks have always been there, but with the increased instant communication and virtual connections they have gained additional importance….

Respect the different abilities of each person

Diversity in a team is something that is widely discussed today. However, we often miss to understand and therefore respect the different abilities that each person has to offer. A good team leader has to understand the context and the vision to keep adapting the teams and the people belonging to it, according to their…

Success through collaboration in a diverse environment

I often get asked on how I envision the leader of the future and what are the fundamental skills people need to develop to succeed in today’s ever-changing world. This allows me to reflect multiple times on my own experience and in the different perspectives I have been confronted with over my career. I would…