Tag Archives: Toon Bossuyt

Leadership is moral: are you honest or just pulling the strings?

Values play an important role in leadership in two ways. First of all, because leadership is a personal choice, the strength of the personal convictions and values will decide how far the leadership will reach. Values are the main stronghold … Continue reading

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Leadership implies that you know yourself.

Leadership is personal and contextual. Leadership is a personal choice in a certain situation to take up an uneasy challenge. This explains why ‘awareness’ is at the heart of leadership. Awareness of the reality, also the reality of own’s own self. … Continue reading

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Toon Bossuyt over leiderschap: “Als je iemand wil veranderen, moet je hem eerst begrijpen.”

 Bossuyt is 43 jaar, en leidt sinds 2005 Boss Paints met 240 medewerkers. De onderneming is in 2010 verkozen tot KMO van het jaar door UNIZO en heeft dit onder meer te danken aan haar “gedrevenheid, klantvriendelijkheid en bescheiden maar … Continue reading

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The X-factor of leadership – Source V: “Be an expert.”

One of the most thought-provoking psychological experiments ever, took place 50 year’s ago. Stanley Milgram* tried to understand why ordinary and decent people could be driven to commit the most atrocious acts. About 2/3 of the participants in his experiment … Continue reading

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