Brain&mind approach

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Current leadership is out of date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...

Staying focused despite many jammers

Easily I can be distracted by insufficient respect in my immediate environment. If I'm not careful, I lose focus. Respect means showing appreciation in the relationship. Every human being deserves respect. Not showing respect can happen very subtly. And so, I can become very subtly distracted. For everyone, it's important...

There is a need for more conscious leadership

The world is getting more and more complex. The most common management culture is one of managing, controlling, being the boss. Systems and models supposedly control the issues that arise, sometimes by being busy creating new cultures. This present management culture does not work in the increasingly complex world, and...

Successful hybrid working

The pandemic has not gone away yet; the pandemic is slowly becoming part of our new normal. This new normal also includes a new way of working together: 'hybrid working.' There are some dangers to hybrid working, and the main danger is that informal communication channels exist much less. In this...