You don’t need all the answers, just good questions
Jul15

You don’t need all the answers, just good questions

Are you a leader? Do you feel like you have to have all the answers? Well, you don’t. In fact, you shouldn’t. It would in fact be absurd if you had all the answers – because no-one does. And if someone thinks he/she has all the answers, he/she is wrong – simple as that. Let go of the idea that you have to have all the answers about anything. Things are changing so fast that even if you did have the answers to...

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How coachable are you?
Jul15

How coachable are you?

The world isn’t standing still and neither should we. The “facts” certainly change and we need to continuously re-learn; what we knew yesterday may no longer be correct. We need to be open and accepting to that. I’m sure you agree that we need to adapt, change and evolve to meet the demands and expectations of the future. This of course also means that we need to welcome feedback AND be able to take action to...

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Non-stop learning
Aug30

Non-stop learning

This classic TED video with Sir Ken Robinson on the subject of “How schools kill creativity” is still as good and relevant and important as it was 8, 5 years ago when he made the actual talk. If you haven’t watched it yet, please do – it’s worth every minute of your time. One of the key point that he makes, that is also relevant to being a leader in 2020 and beyond, is that we don’t know what the...

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When a manager became a leader
Aug17

When a manager became a leader

  Not that long ago, there were mostly “managers” and very few “leaders”. It may simply have been a question of semantics, but it probably also describes the changing map of leadership. We saw a shift in how the word manager started to be replaced by the word leader more and more, about 20 years ago.  New things were expected of those in people leadership/management position and the words started to describe...

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