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Teams & People

Leadership - setting the tone

A leader is supposed to do many things. One of all those things is "setting the tone". If you as a leader empower and favor a "bragging" and "bashing" behavior that is the behavior that will spread among your employees and will be part of your environment. There's a big risk that people will reflect the people that you as a leader hold hi…

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Pragmatic is not a word to hide behind

Is the word pragmatic becoming a word that you use to hide from not doing things properly? Are you using it as a synonym to sentences like "Good enough" and/or "this is what we have time for now". If, then please, at least ensure you have evaluated alternatives. Can we do X now instead of first "pragmatically" implementing and delivering…

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You studied for years, I study every day

I confess, it's somewhat of an exaggeration, I don't fiddle and learn new stuff every day. Every now and then I take a calm day during a weekend or week. But other days I find my self caught up in a topic. Getting eccentric. Wanting to learn more. And sometimes I find my self, looking out the window. Watching the sunrise, thinking: "I rea…

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