My approach as a coach and guide is based on years of experience and on the inspiration that I draw from training, reading and countless meetings. I would like to share a number of insights, tips and ideas in this section. Perhaps they will help stimulate further introductions and exchange of ideas.
The world is (also) doing well
It feels strange and naïve to say the world is doing well in this time of doom predictions, climate change, shifting world powers and autocratic leaders. The world is sick in many ways ...
My view on organisational coaching
Like a person, every organisation has its ups and downs, its daily concerns and fundamental life questions ...
To new leadership in the arts
The gender debate in the arts is often still based on a sharp contrast between men and women. The problem is said to be that too many men call the shots, and that their leadership perpetuates inequality.
Viable System Model
What makes the Viable System Model so special to me is that it overarches every other model. It is a meta-model that applies to any healthy, viable system, both at the micro and at macro levels.
Daniel Ofman, Kwaliteit en bezieling in organisaties
Ofman’s vision is not new, but still gives me a topical and inspiring view of people and organisations.
Frederic Laloux, Reinventing Organisations
It has since almost become a consulting hype, but this does not make Laloux’s book any less valuable to me.