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  • With an economy that is thriving, the real performance of companies becomes visible!

    With an economy that is thriving, the real performance of companies becomes visible!

    Organizations have been coping for years with the economic crisis. With lowering demands and small margins, it was crucial to be focused and creative. The focus on productivity also had its effect on the employees who often experienced increased workload en work stress. Looking back most senior management teams are satisfied with the way they sailed through the economic storm. Unfortunately the real damage becomes only visible after the storm.

  • The project sponsor only approves the bills?!

    The project sponsor only approves the bills?!

    There is always someone responsible for the project results and quite often this is not the same person that is responsible for the project management. This is a common mistake in projects, which leads to confusion in accountabilities. As soon as a project does not deliver the expected results or does not get executed according to the plan it becomes awkward. The same happens when the project is a success. Who are the people that really do get the credit?

  • 3 questions that every leader should ask him/herself

    3 questions that every leader should ask him/herself

    Being the leader is a challenging role. Next to leading the department you are quite often the linking pin with several departments. There are always challenges and opportunities and most leaders could work 24 hours a day and still have items on the action list. With the information and e-mails flying in and all the other distractions,  it becomes easy to lose focus on the real core of your leadership role.

  • 5 quick ways to screw up the team spirit

    5 quick ways to screw up the team spirit

    The spirit in every team or company is crucial. It not only influences the level of engagement and work satisfaction, but it also leads to better results. A good spirit even positively influences the cooperation between departments. One of the most determining factors for the level of team spirit is leadership. Not all leaders fully understand the reach of their influence or contribute the team spirit to external factors.