Narrative Leadership

Yesterday PWN Amsterdam organized a great event about Narrative Leadership: The art of speaking so others can hear you. The speaker, David Drake,  an experienced American coach and the creator of  narrative coaching answered the questions: Why narrative leadership is more than storytelling How to use the iMAP frame to communicate better How to use narrative design to structure your message How… Read More

On Change

Do people really change? I believe we all have asked ourselves this question at some point in our lives. The “paradox of success”, according to Charles Handy, occurs because we need to change before we have to change. However, “when things are going well we feel no reason to change.” There are two ways people… Read More

A Constant Sense of Priority

Bob Cannan, the CEO of Eagle Productivity Solutions , says that One of the worst feelings that high achievers have — which is self-defeating — is that they have to get everything done, and that’s really the one thing that breaks a lot of ambitious people. [… ]The one thing that I try to advise… Read More

Information Overload

I feel overloaded with information and I admit I cannot catch up even with the things I really want to follow. Don’t get me wrong – I love information and I can’t live without research. However, what bothers me is that there is almost no time left to THINK. To digest what we read. To… Read More

This is water

Start the weekend with a great piece of wisdom – watch one of the most honest, provoking commencement speeches ever. It was delivered by David Foster Wallace to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College, three years before David took his own life. “The point of the fish story is merely that the most obvious, important… Read More