Behavioural change

Escape Overthinking

  Feeling Locked In  When you suffer from overthinking, you feel like you cannot escape. You feel locked in within yourself, and there seems no way out. One thought leads to another, and it can be difficult to stop this process. Overthinking can become problematic and lead to indecision and a feeling...

Tackling procrastination more fundamentally

Actually, I didn't want to write about procrastination. I think procrastination is a chewed-up concept. Many experts have explained procrastination very well. However, I came to an insight from the brain&mind approach® that motivated me to write an article about procrastination. We need to deal with procrastination in a different...

Joined-up thinking begins in your brain

Effective leaders focus on action How do you get leaders to lead? A strange question you might say. Yet, everyday reality shows us how often there is a lack of leadership. Projects remain unfinished, good intentions stay without result. The plans look great on paper, everything seems sorted. People experience little...

Retention of staff

Currently, staff retention is a very important focus among companies. There is a shortage of personnel in many sectors, so it is easy for an employee to quit and start with another employer. The usual measures, such as a good salary, sufficient development opportunities, and flexible working hours, are no...

Current leadership is out of date

We have been going from crisis to crisis for some time now. Especially in times of crisis, we need leaders to guide us well through this crisis. I regularly wonder if our leaders have enough skills to manage this crisis. But I'm more worried about something else. Can the leaders...

Collaboration goes easier with the right mindset

Working together is not easy because at least two things come together that do not naturally belong together. You have your own needs, your insecurities, and expectations. And you have the needs, insecurities, and expectations of others: sometimes another person, sometimes a group of people. These differences can make working...

Resilience can be learned!

I get the impression that we are becoming less and less resilient as a society. I suspect that the pandemic is also having a great effect on our resilience. This decrease in resilience is quite worrisome because it is precisely during a crisis that we need resilience. If the crisis...

By analysis you can’t change behaviour. But what can you do instead?

The analysing behaviour of managers has a negative influence on the speed of cultural and behavioural change. Managers have the habit of analysing behaviour and emotions frequently. To analyse can be very useful for business aspects. However, when it comes to change in culture and behaviour, analysis is often not...

Leadership; is it innate or is it something you can learn?

Every day, we train and coach managers, professionals and management teams to become efficient leaders. This implies that leadership is something you can learn. Many people believe that leadership is innate, that it cannot be learned. In this article, I will explain why and how scientifically sound leadership can be...