Why we all should be Luddites.

Why we all should be Luddites.

The Luddites A friend of mine once said “I’m such a Luddite“. I had never heard of Luddites before. The Luddites were a group of textile workers who protested against the mechanization in the textile industry in the early 19th Century in

David Ducheyne

David Ducheyne

David is a specialist in people strategies, leadership and organizational development. He has gathered international experience with Henkel, Alcatel, Case New Holland, Securex and the University of Ghent. As an author he has published on Sustainable Leadership, Customzed Work, Health Management and Learning. He's also an avid blogger and key note speaker.

Towards a new World of We?

Towards a new World of We?

Common interest versus personal interest Have you noticed? There’s an evolution towards a “new world of we”. That’s a world where common interest comes before personal interest. Increasingly people are disapproving behaviours that go against the general interest. Even more, people

David Ducheyne

David Ducheyne

David is a specialist in people strategies, leadership and organizational development. He has gathered international experience with Henkel, Alcatel, Case New Holland, Securex and the University of Ghent. As an author he has published on Sustainable Leadership, Customzed Work, Health Management and Learning. He's also an avid blogger and key note speaker.

Fear and faith, excellent Allies.

Fear and faith, excellent Allies.

Tough social times Belgium is going through tough social times. November and December have been particularly intense in terms of manifestations and strikes. And it may not be over yet. Union leaders say that people are very worried and afraid

Karl Van Hoey

Karl Van Hoey

Karl is Senior Consultant and Certified Coach (PCC) @talentogrow, specialized in transforming leaders and leading transformations. He stimulates contexts for collaboration, as a key condition for excellent performance. He is an hrchitect and social media networker.

Ready or not, Transition comes.

Ready or not, Transition comes.

Transition and resilience In an earlier blog on transition, I wrote about resilience. Resilience offers a way of dealing with continuous change. Or with transition, as I like to call it. I believe in the power of resilience. I have experienced it

Karl Van Hoey

Karl Van Hoey

Karl is Senior Consultant and Certified Coach (PCC) @talentogrow, specialized in transforming leaders and leading transformations. He stimulates contexts for collaboration, as a key condition for excellent performance. He is an hrchitect and social media networker.

A big Mouth full of Passion

A big Mouth full of Passion

Big Mouth So big mouth, I thought to myself as I looked in the mirror shaving that morning more than a year ago. I was about to face the workforce of the plant where I worked as a plant manager and

Wayne Thomas

Wayne Thomas

Blessed to have the opportunity to work with a great team, in a challenging manufacturing sector that has the best to offer in terms of opportunities for growth and challenge in market, technological, organizational and people dynamics.

Politics or Polethics ?

Politics or Polethics ?

Are Politics negative? Does an organization without political games or hidden agendas exist? If  I would ever see such an organization, I’d be very surprised. Political behavior is of all times and places. And it’s often seen as negative. Why is that?

Karl Van Hoey

Karl Van Hoey

Karl is Senior Consultant and Certified Coach (PCC) @talentogrow, specialized in transforming leaders and leading transformations. He stimulates contexts for collaboration, as a key condition for excellent performance. He is an hrchitect and social media networker.

Energy Shortage?

Energy Shortage?

Black-out In Belgium, a possible local shortage of electricity (an organized “black-out”) is menacing many companies, individuals and families, spread over 6 areas in the country. Because of this news, all actors have become fully aware of the risk of running out of

Gert Verlinden

Gert Verlinden

HR Professional with over 15 years of experience. Works in the Belgian Utility Sector as HR Manager. Blogger.

Houston, we have some conflicts!

Houston, we have some conflicts!

I have been coaching some people through conflicts recently. I saw them taking up various behaviors. Going from yelling to each other, to manipulating each other. To end up simply avoiding or even physically running away from conflicts. And there was me, trying

Karl Van Hoey

Karl Van Hoey

Karl is Senior Consultant and Certified Coach (PCC) @talentogrow, specialized in transforming leaders and leading transformations. He stimulates contexts for collaboration, as a key condition for excellent performance. He is an hrchitect and social media networker.

Resilience, the ultimate mindset for change ?

Resilience, the ultimate mindset for change ?

Resilience is relatively new in the change management – vocabulary. Kurt Lewin has developed a traditional model for explaining change. His model is known as “Unfreeze – Change – Refreeze”. It explains the three stages of any change process. Lewin uses the metaphor of an ice

Karl Van Hoey

Karl Van Hoey

Karl is Senior Consultant and Certified Coach (PCC) @talentogrow, specialized in transforming leaders and leading transformations. He stimulates contexts for collaboration, as a key condition for excellent performance. He is an hrchitect and social media networker.

Vision is what you need. Not eyes.

Vision is what you need. Not eyes.

Reverence I love music. I often find inspiration in the lyrics. Sometimes a song provides inspiration, a last missing piece of a puzzle.Take “Reverence” by Faithless. One phrase really took my attention. “You don’t need eyes to see, you need vision”. “You don’t need eyes

Karl Van Hoey

Karl Van Hoey

Karl is Senior Consultant and Certified Coach (PCC) @talentogrow, specialized in transforming leaders and leading transformations. He stimulates contexts for collaboration, as a key condition for excellent performance. He is an hrchitect and social media networker.