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Do you know what happens in Portorož next week?

Nov 9

Do you know what happens in Portorož next week?

Yesterday, we printed several kilos of paper; today, we stocked a lot of post-its; and tomorrow we will buy some Dutch dropjes. With these super useful handouts, tools and souvenirs we are ready to go off to Portorož. We (Kirste and Suzanne) will fly to...

Defining and Exploring Highly Integrative Questions: Towards an Integrative Consultancy Approach in a Complex World

Mar 13 18

Defining and Exploring Highly Integrative Questions: Towards an Integrative Consultancy Approach in a Complex World

As consultants we are facing complex questions and questions that need to be solved in multidisciplinary teams. Because of globalization and technological developments, we see more integrative questions emerge in our time. We call them: Highly Integrative Questions (HIQ’s). Major societal and economical developments consequentially...

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...

Facing Stories

Jun 23 16

Facing Stories

In South Africa there are so many stories worth telling and sharing, and storytelling is seen as part of the culture for many people. But, as Tiffany Mugo of The Open Society Fellowship argues; “we are not good in archiving”. So it makes sense, we...

Trends From Over The World: An Interview With John Sanei

Jun 22 15

Trends From Over The World: An Interview With John Sanei

In this episode of ‘Do I Have A Choice ’ (a series of podcasts about entrepreneurship, leadership, reflection and technology) John Sanei , CEO of the South African organization The Future Collective , tells about Connectivity and Reverse-innovation. Sani: "The world according to us is...

Leadership and reconciliation. Podcast with Fanie du Toit

Mar 16 15

Leadership and reconciliation. Podcast with Fanie du Toit

In many sectors and organizations leaders face challenges related to ethics and integrity. In change processes many leaders deal with situations of conflicts and reconciliation. How can one be ethical when all ethical rules have broken down? How can you be ethical again after a...
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