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What is your agenda 2020? How can Coaching help you?

For those of us that have been around for a while, you might remember the EU member states agreeing on the agenda 2020, looking at principles, priorities and approaches for their youth policy strategy. Now, with the year coming to an end, you should think about what your agenda is for 2020, and how coaching might benefit your strategy. I have been involved in personal development since the early naughties, gaining a Master Practitioner in NLP in 2003 and subsequently dismissing EQ (Emotional Intelligence) as a fad in 2004 during my MBA thesis. I thought both approaches were common sense, being aware of yourself, striving for being better and having a growth mindset. Always giving your best and defining your goals, reviewing them and making plans. This, as I know now, looking back at 15 years working in a corporate career and with technology start ups, isn’t the case. People don’t apply common sense, not every manager is emotional aware, and yes, I have seen printers and fax machines being thrown through the office. It is time to understand what the workplace really needs! Hence, after coaching teams, executives and advising businesses and boards on strategic positioning and outcomes for

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Thursday Flash (21)

Flash…. This week’s stories are mixed. The one I enjoyed a lot was reading about a CEO and his secrets to keep a team motivated. A few interesting pointers in there. Then, as I would, there are three things by Steve Jobs, to make connections that matter. Focus. Priority. Creativity. And the last one is about solar roof tiles. This in my mind will just change the world. I thought about that a few years ago and boom, there it is. After my idea for Facebook, Twitter and solar roof tiles, maybe I should start thinking about the next big thing. One day my friends, one day.

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