An impossible task

An impossible task

Five pairs of eyes staring at you An impossible taskFive pairs of eyes staring at you, brimming with expectation. Waiting for you to save the situation. The five teams from the HR department have been so disconnected from each other in their work in recent years, that...

Function and person

Function and person

It's a mess Function and personThe 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 consultant...

Why saying is not doing

Why saying is not doing

Even when the rules have been applied perfectly Why saying is not doingThe 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

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 importance...

A systemic perspective on closing a deal

A systemic perspective on closing a deal

Closing a deal will never be the same again A systemic perspectiveWhen 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....

Systemic questions in collaborations

Systemic questions in collaborations

Working together can be fantastic Systemic questions in collaborationsWorking together can be fantastic; especially when you get into a flow in which synergy can arise. You then feel like it is possible to achieve everything together. When this flow is lacking and...

Change or movement?

Change or movement?

When change is difficult, movement is needed   Change or movement?Everyone experiences it at some point: you want to change something, you make a plan and execute it. You do exactly what you need to do. But at a certain level, the new situation is similar to the...

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