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The impact of a leadership program

Nov 28 17

The impact of a leadership program

This article is about a leadership program that supports managers in a large international retail organization in their development. In 2011, Kessels & Smit, The Learning Company was invited to redesign the program. During the past years the program received a lot of positive feedback...

Learning by experimenting. Four building blocks that help to start your own experiment

Sep 13 16

Learning by experimenting. Four building blocks that help to start your own experiment

For five years, Kessels & Smit, The Learning Company designs and facilitates a leadership program for a retail organization. The program is strongly embedded in the workplace and enables participants to experience, reflect and experiment. Recently, Kessels & Smit conducted impact research to learn more about the impact participants were able to make in their work, during and after the leadership program.

20 ways to seduce you to experiment

Aug 2 16

20 ways to seduce you to experiment

When was the last time you tried to do something new at work? Focused experiments might not be new, but a very powerful way to learn or innovate at work. This handout gives you twenty ways to seduce you to experiment during those work days...

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Toolbox voor innovatie die je helpt te leren van fouten en contact tussen ‘boardroom’ en werkvloer stimuleert

May 26 15

Toolbox voor innovatie die je helpt te leren van fouten en contact tussen ‘boardroom’ en werkvloer stimuleert

De meeste innovaties vinden plaats gewoon op de werkplek. Waar mensen samen werken aan vragen waar nieuwe oplossingen voor nodig zijn. Waar mensen iets nieuws bedenken omdat ze denken dat het werk slimmer kan. Toen mijn proefschrift verscheen in 2009 was dit nog helemaal niet...

Walking, clapping, eating and talking our way out in NYC

Oct 22 14

Walking, clapping, eating and talking our way out in NYC

Another day filled with appointments. Some of us stayed in Manhattan, others went to Connecticut. The combination of sunshine and lovely meetings gave us lots of energy – but what else is new?! Collaborative closure clap Lieve, Joeri and Suzanne took a...

Studying organizational conversation

Oct 15 14

Studying organizational conversation

It all started in my (Suzanne) living room in Amsterdam. I think it was in January earlier this year. Mara, Joeri and me we were having a coffee, and we shared what was on our minds and what we are concerned with in our work....

WAIC Radio: tune in!

Apr 24 12

WAIC Radio: tune in!

Tjip, Suzanne, Pieterjan and Pepijn. In daily life they work as consultants and coaches at Kessels & Smit, but they are also Deejay’s. As a team, they create professional radio shows about innovation and learning. And for the World Appreciative Inquiry Conference 2012 in Ghent...