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You can tell a leader by his or her team

It is important to realize that when your team is dysfunctional nothing will be achieved so priority number 1 is not your strategy nor anything else but getting the right people onboard, creating a safe and respectful environment and finally by supporting your people to get the best out of themselves and others.

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NGL Executive Coaching – Zomerbericht

De vakantieperiode komt zo langzamerhand weer in zicht.
Ongetwijfeld heb je mooie plannen om tijd met je geliefden te besteden, wellicht de zon op te zoeken… misschien een sportief avontuur aan te gaan of een spannende reis naar het onbekende te maken.
Maar ook om te reflecteren. Over waar je nu bent, waar je heen wilt, en hoe…
Wellicht helpt ons bericht je bij je reflecties. Kijk en luister.

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New Generation Executive Coaching

We gathered a team of seasoned leaders as coaches who are unconventional experts with personal experience in C-suite roles. They share a common set of ideals regarding leadership and an ability to think laterally and without boxes.

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Bhutan – Gross National Happiness – Why is this relevant?

This journey taught me that the 4 pillars of GNH complement each other i.e. economic self-reliance in my opinion is about profitability, environmental conservation equals corporate sustainability, cultural preservation is about the alignment between identity, strategy, behavior and personal leadership and last but not least good governance is exactly what any organization needs with a key role for its own employees.

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Jetske van Heusden – our new Partner

We are delighted to introduce Jetske van Heusden as a new Partner with NGL International. Jetske is a highly experienced professional with 20+ years of expertise in a  corporate environment of which the last 10 years in the field of Leadership - and Organizational...

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The art of listening

… we’re all paying a price for not listening to each other anymore. The divide in society seems to get bigger and bigger and instead of building bridges based on mutual respect we have turned magnifying differences, sometimes minor as they might be, into a form of art….

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How To Get There Summit

De HTGT Summit is dé plek waar innovatief Nederland samenkomt. De summit brengt de wereld van corporates, start-ups/scale-ups, Nederlandse innovatiehubs en investeerders dichter bij elkaar om cross-over verbindingen te maken. De Nederlandse corporates delen...

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U.S.A. Presidential elections – lessons in leadership

Making your dreams come true, not at all costs or for the sake of winning, requires an ability to listen to others, to care for more than just your own interests and above all it requires perseverance and humility to accept criticism, personal courage to change your point of view and your own behavior.

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Ceci n’est pas un supplier

Not long ago, I met with the CEO of an international company based in the Netherlands. It started off well enough. He was charmed to hear that diversity was one of the basic drivers in my work. He was hoping to make some strides forward in that area, so he wanted to...

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Technologie is uit, filosofie is in

Heb je het al gehoord? De robots komen eraan, en snel ook. Vergis je niet, we hebben het hier niet over ‘domme’ fabrieksrobots die simpelweg dezelfde handeling herhalen, keer op keer. Nee, het toverwoord voor de volgende generatie machines is ‘deep learning’. Dit...

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Leadership Olympics

Are you also following the Olympics? Exciting stuff isn’t it? The greatest athletes from all over the world competing in a country that’s broke. When the Olympic Games were awarded to Rio de Janeiro in 2009 they became the first Olympic Games ever in South America....

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Talent versus dedication

The European Football Championship 2016 is already a couple of weeks behind us. Time enough to reflect on what we experienced. Highly paid professionals who all seemed to lack a sense of purpose, a willingness to work together, who looked tired and uninspired...

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B H U T A N, an exclusive Executive Leadership Journey

A once-in-a-life-time experience   “My Bhutan experience with this group of executives was an unforgettable spiritual and mindful experience. A recommendation for every leader who is longing for new inspiring and meaningful leadership.” – Esther Talboom, Chairman...

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Why great leaders need great HR?

How do you recognize a great leader? Isn’t this the holy grail everyone is looking for? Many wise men and women have tried to answer this question and to a certain extent every answer given might have some truth in it. Personally I’m not convinced that there’s only...

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The World According To…Marc Dullaert

Terugblik op ontbijtsessie – 2 juni 2016 | The World According To...Marc Dullaert - Leiderschap en Nederlands eerste Kinderombudsman Wat doe je als je dochter een advertentie uit de krant onder je neus schuift met Kinderombudsman gezocht én je jezelf ziet als een...

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Choices

This is a somewhat personal story. A sentimental one too. So, you're warned. -- I was at one of those resorts in Cuba. Beach, sun, sea... All nice. Can't be better. One day in the hotel, I passed by a young gentleman sitting in the lobby. I stopped, and I walked back...

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Does the Orchestra need a conductor?

Recently I had the pleasure to attend a wonderful and inspiring event in the Concertgebouw. The world famous conductor Benjamin Zander, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted the Dutch National Youth Orchestra for the first time. To be more precise, prior to the...

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Topvrouwen vs. queen bee’s

Wanneer mensen het hebben over vrouwen aan de top, komt één onderwerp steevast aan de orde: het ‘queen bee’ gedrag van sommige topvrouwen. Voor niet-ingewijden: dat zijn vrouwen die (bijna) aan de top zijn en die het andere vrouwen beletten om ook de top te bereiken....

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Diversiteit is geen estafettestokje

Om de zoveel tijd is er weer eens een nieuwsitem waardoor het vraagstuk van m/v diversiteit in de spotlight staat. En steeds wordt de discussie vrij oppervlakkig gevoerd. Het lijkt erop dat iedereen maar wat bedenkt; vooral over wat de anderen wel/niet moeten doen....

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Eenheidsworst of authentieke worst?

We willen niet dat onze toekomstige bestuurders eenheidsworsten zijn – assertief, opportunistisch ‘representatief’ en carrière kanjers.
Wat we wél willen is dat onze toekomstige bestuurders vooral authentiek zijn, helemaal zichzelf. Slim maar ook wijs. Handelend uit eigen kracht en niet om te voldoen aan verwachtingen van anderen.

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