1. Coaching YOU

Coaching You is a 7 day program for You to coach the Other You. The basic element of success is to focus on the person’s potential. Not just seeing what someone is able to do today, but also how we can develop the hidden talents. It all starts with You. Knowing yourself comes before knowing the other. Understanding oneself is the start. Emotional intelligence grows through this self–understanding and it creates a mindset to be a motivator. And to motivate you have to be a leader influencing others in a respectful and emancipatory way. The excellent coach manages to the best out of the talents of others through using the real potential of The Other.


2. Happiness Advantage

Our most commonly held formula for success is broken. Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But recent discoveries in the field of positive psychology have shown that this formula is actually backward: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. When we are positive, our brains become more engaged, creative, motivated, energetic, resilient, and productive at work.


3. Made to Stick

Why do some ideas thrive while others die? And how do we improve the chances of worthy ideas? Based on the book ‘Made to Stick’ of Chip and Dan Heath, we tackle these vexing questions. How could you transform the way you communicate ideas? What are the vital principles of winning ideas and how can we apply these rules to making our own messages stick?


4. The Biased Brain

“If you have a brain, you are biased.” Diversity leads to better results. So then why do we still recruit copycats? Organizations have tried to eliminate bias (prejudice) as much as possible in their decision making. But despite many efforts, bias stubbornly persists. With all its consequences for the decisions in terms of people and organizations. Research has identified some 150 ways by which decisions are affected: proximity, experience, stereotyping, safety,… Increaing awareness is not enough. Neuroscience helps us first of all understand why bias is so persistent and what we can do about it. We look at a new approach to reduce bias and thus objectify and optimize our decisions about people and organizations.