Leadership In The Digital Era
Digital Leadership

Growing Leaders in the Digital Era In a world that is changing by the minute, a business is disrupting or being disrupted. The wave of digital transformation is affecting entire business models. Whether it is how we communicate, how we perform analysis, how we pay bills or how we recruit. Things are changing at the minute. Just like any other aspect […]

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Leadership: Born or Made?
Is leadership made or born?

ItIntroduction What do Jack Ma (Alibaba), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Lebron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Angela Merkel (German Chancellor) have in common? They are all great leaders and ranked in the Fortune Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders 2017. Were they born leaders or did they learn their excellent leadership skills along the way? During the last 13 years, I’ve worked […]

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How to Build a Strong Marriage, Family and Business
Marriage

Introduction Earlier this year my wife and I celebrated 16 years of togetherness of which we officially spent 10 years as husband and wife. In the meantime, we’ve lived in 4 different cities, 2 continents, were blessed with 2 beautiful children to our little tribe and built multiple businesses of which our latest venture was […]

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Why Servant Leadership is the Best Leadership Style
servant leadership

The verbs “serving” and “leading” might sound weird in one sentence. To serve is submissive while leading is assertive and takes charge. The overall perception is that a servant should serve the leader. But servant leadership is a powerhouse leadership style that is showing impact globally and winning ground in the newest leadership research. The […]

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Trust is key to Success: 4 Ways how Leaders build Trust
trust

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. ~ Ernest Hemingway One of the fundamental aspects of a successful organisation is trust. Before we even dig into developing leadership or innovation, fundamentally trust is the foundation of any organisation. So whether you’re building a startup, leading a team […]

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How Real Leaders should Talk: 4 Key Skills for Speaking like a Leader
words

To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks. ~ Ben Johnson Often times leaders assume they can talk a certain way because of the title they have. Giving orders and expecting people to do as they say purely based on their title. Sure your title […]

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How focusing on Strengths impacts your Brain
Focus

In a previous article on self-awareness I wrote that the most successful leaders are extremely self aware and have a good understanding of their strengths and weaknesses. In this article I want to dig deeper on how to discover your strengths and how this strength focused mindset will take your brain to another level, literally. […]

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How to build an Innovative culture?
water drops

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” ~ Steve Jobs In this digital age all companies want and need to ride the wave of innovation (also called as digital transformation), whether it be as simple as building a proper website or going all in and developing applications and automating crucial procedures within the company. […]

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