The top 10 posts of 2016 on this blog


It’s that time of the year again. I’m going on leave right before Christmas and won’t (likely) resurface before January 2017. So as usual with my ‘point in time’ blog posts, here’s the top 10 blog posts, but this time with the special emphasis on looking back at the whole year. 2016 has been a […]

Of ‘toxic micro cultures’


‘Culture is a hypothesis’, as a friend of mine would say. And by that I mean national/regional/ethnic cultures. As for me, with that kind of culture it’s a case of ‘Mind your culture, and mind that I don’t mind it 😉 ‘ But in any human group, in addition to this overall layer of culture, there tend […]

Use a precise language for precise results


Language is a challenging issue. People have different relations to it and different abilities. From which it results that, we more often than not, not quite understand each other the way each person talking is hoping to get understood. Which is why, by the way, paraphrasing is a good idea for today and every day. […]

Be genuine and genuinely care for your neighbour’s pace on the way to change


A lot of conversations, in general and also on this blog, are exploring past reflections and previous conversations. I am in one of these iterations about Alignment and authenticity. I’ve said before that -for me- authenticity is essential in what we do, when we engage with others, because that genuine approach shows the real us and […]