The story of Madelief

out of love The story of Madelief This blog is a personal gift from me to you. There’s no need to feel sad for me, your sadness is part of your story. You also don’t have to comfort me. If you feel the need, please comfort yourself first. By doing so, the...

Function and person

It’s a mess Function and person The function-harmonisation turns into a mess. Which is logical, as it’s a hodgepodge of regulations and agreements. Behind every exception there’s a story and the whole has nothing to do with tasks and functions. And so, the...

Why saying is not doing

Even when the rules have been applied perfectly Why saying is not doing The rules of a professional meeting are applied perfectly. Everybody nods in agreement. These are the agreements, and this is how we’re going to do it. The process that has led to this wonderful...

Without love

The message is reinforced by a pointed finger. Without love “Work without love. Do not pity the other. Be without intention. Be without fear.” The message is reinforced by a pointed finger, stabbing the air. Sophie takes a break to allow us to understand the...

A systemic perspective on closing a deal

Closing a deal will never be the same again A systemic perspective When two people meet there is more than just these two people. The systems behind these two people also meet. Each one of us has our own system of origin, the family in which each of us has grown up....