A manager’s CV

I regularly wonder what a cover letter from a leader or manager looks like today. I once read some resumes and there was nothing to complain about. In practice, these beautiful words and sentences turned out not to come out of the paint. Partly that I think of the unruly practice and partly of hubris, integrity, stubbornness and some such terms. Scientific studies have been carried out that prove that qualities such as judgment and character traits cannot be described. And yet most people spend a lot of time on it. The… Read More

Rudimentair geheugen en neuroplasticiteit: brein educatie voor persoonlijke en geestelijke groei

Ons brein is op sterven na dood tenminste, als het te lang en te veel eenzijdige kennis opgeslagen krijgt. Op de kleuterschool, basisschool en tijdens al het onderwijs wat daarna komt doen we allerlei kennis op. Maar ook levenservaring is een vorm van kennis. Dat maakt dat we kunnen functioneren, communiceren en produceren en noem alles maar op wat we met kennis kunnen doen. Echter, op jonge leeftijd doen we niet of nauwelijks kennis op van het orgaan zelf waar die kennis wordt opgeslagen en wordt verwerkt. Dat zou wel moeten. Het… Read More

The drink theater

I still find the most beautiful professional literature the written ‘lifestories’. Stories written by the person himself or by others. Pauper Paradise is such a story. A raw family history of poverty and alcoholism. “As kind-hearted as he was, and how pleasant it could be if he went to oranges with a lot of theater on special days, the father could not be maintained at home.” Just a sentence from the first chapter of the book. Real life and immediately hit. Such are addicts. Everywhere a ‘theater’ is made. When we talk… Read More

Chores on your character

Coaching en persoonlijk leiderschap

Do you have a dream?

Dream, believing, inspiration, leadership

Vince Lombardi: Not of granite

Mindset, coaching