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Celebrate the small steps, they are part of your bigger journey!

Right in time for the upcoming festive season, my latest article in HOWDO magazine article is a reminder of the importance of celebrating small successes! Online at: https://lnkd.in/eWqMU4vq  page 30! **************************************************************** As I was putting pen to paper to write this article for the last number of HowDo magazine in 2022, I…

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ECIIA Conference 2022 – Internal Audit in a world of transition

I had the pleasure of attending the ECIIA conference 2022 – Internal Audit in a world of transitions held at the begining of October, in Brussels. Around 625 participants from about 50 countries, and so many interesting topics and inspiring speakers present on stage. It was my first big conference…

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Pushing our comfort zone boudaries increases our resilience

Pushing our comfort zone increases our resilience! Does getting out of our comfort zone increases our resilience and “can do” attitude? I definitely think yes! Here is my HOWDO magazine article on pushing our comfort zone boundarties.https://lnkd.in/e_4jCf6W  Page 39! *************************************************************************** Comfort zone is a psychological state in which one feels safe…

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Develop highly effective multicultural and diverse teams

How do we develop highly effective multicultural and (neuro)diverse teams?This is a question I heard a lot over my time in various corporates. The problem/question seems to be the same independend of the country I was in, and I always wondered what can we learn from the sport world to…

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Importance of behavious change in IT Transformations

I am super delighted to share that ISACA NL published a second article for me, this time on the importance of behaviours change to deliver successful IT transformations, it applies actually to any organisational transformation, which involves changing what is done now to do something new and different. Interested in…

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What brought you here will not bring you there!

I am delighted to share that ERNL has been featured in HowDo magazine issue 28 June/July 2022 (pages 30-31).  HowDo is a magazine for internationals in Eindhoven area. https://www.howdomagazine.com/issuu/list Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email IWCE interview – Moving to the…

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Coaching skills to elevate IT Auditors impact

I am delighted to share that ISACA NL published this article and my interest in exploring how coaching skills could elevate IT Auditors impact with their stakeholders. Interested in knowing more? Read the article here, or get in touch with me for being part of a research on how internal…

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Board effectiveness

What is and what does a board of directors? A Board of Directors (BoD) is a group of elected individuals representing the stakeholders. Non for-profit organisations call it a Board of Trustees (BoT), and while the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees terms sometimes are interchanged; there are significant…

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What’s beneath the results and behaviours iceberg?

What drives our behaviours and impacts on our results? As we walk through our daily personal and professional experiences, we take actions and show certain behaviours, that have a direct or indirect impact on our immediate or long-term results and achievements. Do we know what triggers certain reactions and behaviours…

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Becoming aware of our prejudices & biases

International Women’s Day 2022 campaign theme: #BreakTheBias Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias.  I hesitated today between…

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Biases are inevitable: accept, label and mitigate them

Cognitive Biases are normal. Accept, Label and Mitigate. Neurodiversity and biases awareness are some of the hottest organisational effectiveness and leadership topics at the moment.   Biases are an inherent part of our brain functionality; and they are not necessarily bad, when we understand their impact on our behaviours and…

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Coaching skills for internal auditors

Coaching skills for internal auditors.  What do a coach and an internal auditor have in common? I am an internal auditor and a coach, and for years I performed both activities (auditing and coaching) in parallel. While I held Internal Auditor roles I was also part of companies coaching progarmmes…

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Changing your stories, changes your behaviour and results.

Unlearn old tricks to learn new ones.The stories we tell ourselves, define our behaviours and results. Humans are wired for stories. We love listening stories and we identify/connect with those that resonate with us. As we go through life experiences, we design our own stories. When we remember something from…

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News: Team effectiveness – Lumina Spark workshop

Team coaching – Lumina Spark workshop launched!! Team coaching workshops using Lumina Spark psychometrics have been launched! Our workshops are an individual and team journey to self and collective awareness on how behaviours can betray intentions and fail the achievement of effective results.  By the end of the programme (normally…

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Culture is everyone’s piece of pie

Culture is everyone’s piece of pie! Who is responsible for organisational culture in your company? Do you think is HR? Or/And anyone else? I was asking myself this question about 10 years ago, when I stared having an interest in how could culture be audited. My interest in organisational culture…

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Culture challenge

Culture challenge Recently I came across this article I wrote on LinkedIn back in 2015 already, and Gosh, it throw me how actual I believe its content still is.  Culture I believe will remain a constant challenge for the organisations, culture risk is one of the latest business topics we…

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