Tag Archives: Dirk Beeuwsaert

Imagine your actions on the front page of a newspaper.

Perception is key in leadership. It’s not only having the right intention or doing the right things. It’s not only personal leadership. It’s also meeting the expectations of all kinds of stakeholders. These stakeholders have become much more intrusive than … Continue reading

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Leadership is acknowledging the elephant in the room.

‘Put the elephant on the table,’ was the motto of the successful team of Philippe Gilbert, the no. 1 in the world in cycling of 2011[i]. Wouter Torfs says the same thing about the success of his company: “We have … Continue reading

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Dirk Beeuwsaert over leiderschap: te veel vrijheid leidt tot machtsdiscussies

 “Een organisatie heeft fundamenteel nood aan klaarheid en aan resultaten. De opsplitsing van verantwoordelijkheden dient volgens een bepaald stramien te gebeuren om conflictsituaties te vermijden en om ervoor te zorgen dat elkeen zijn verantwoordelijkheid kent en kan nemen. Uiteindelijk is … Continue reading

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