June 28-29, 2019
Participation in the research colloquium Spirituality, Development, Transformation in University Paul-Valery-Montpellier 3 with the support of the AGRH in Montpellier, France
With my colleagues Vanessa Prins and Prof. Aissa Hireche we organized an experiential workshop on Cultivation of Inner Life. The aim of this workshop was to compare and experience different contemplative practices used in the modern secularized world and in the Islamic tradition.
June 27, 2019
Participation in Transformation Summit 2019 in Montpellier, France.
The summit aimed at fostering dialogue, new thinking, connections, and potential writing projects between leading-edge thinkers and practitioners doing transformation work at the individual, team, systems and global levels.
June 25, 2019
PWN Global Webinar on Maximizing Service Orientation
With my colleague Vanessa Prins-Goodman we offered theoretical insight and practical tools to organizations that depend heavily on customer service and need to assist their employees to become more customer service oriented.
Participation in the annual conference of IFERA in Bergamo, Italy.
This year’s theme was Feeding the fire of entrepreneurship: Theory and practice for the enterprising firm
With my colleague Bart Henssen from Odisee University of Applied Sciences in Brussels (Belgium), we presented our research on Spiritual Leadership: A Family Business Case Study
April 6, 2019
At the end of a successful workshop on "The Future of Leadership is Female!” in Amsterdam.
During this event we explored and discussed with our guest speaker Ms Antigoni Garla -Senior Manager Transfer Pricing at PwC- the feminine leadership attributes and their associated behaviors that need to be demonstrated within the work environment, the mental barriers that do not allow or hinder female leadership practice and shared success stories and wise lessons.
March 20-22, 2019
Participation in the SUSTEX Inaugural Summit in Texas A&M University, USA
With a member of our Being-centered Leadership Team, Professor Jody Fry, we delivered a workshop on "Global Leader and Leadership Development for Sustainability" -at the core of which is the cultivation of a global mindset for the individual leader and the integration of two ethical dimensions in the organizational strategy: acceptance of remote responsibility and stakeholder legitimacy from a moral point of view
November 17-18, 2018
We conducted two successful workshops in Amsterdam.
The first workshop Being-centered Leadership: Leading from the heart at work aimed at providing professionals with the clarity needed to improve their personal mastery at work.
The second workshop Personal Vision & Mission: Your Compass in a Time of Constant Change attracted professionals who are seeking for more meaning in life and work and guided them to clarify their vision and increase their self-leadership skills.
October 24-27, 2018
Participation in the ILA conference in West Palm Beach, FL, USA
This year’s theme was “Authentic Leadership for Progress, Peace & Prosperity”. I very much enjoyed the rich and versatile exchange on leadership with thought-leaders, scholars and practitioners. My involvement was threefold:
A. I presented my research on the session “Developing Ethical and Authentic Leadership” with Emilio Iodice, Christina Wildermuth, Martinella Dryburgh and Rebecca Oldham. In my presentation titled "Spirituality: The missing Link between Talking the Walk and Walking the Walk ?” I explored how spirituality creates the authentic foundation required for ethical decision-making at the individual, organizational and societal level.
b. I contributed in a panel discussion on "Promoting the Sustainable Development Goals for Progress, Peace and Prosperity” with Janis Balda, Richard Little and Jessica Rae Ullman. The discussion explored how the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are being met by organizations, businesses, and individuals who are seeking progress, peace, and prosperity while recognizing the finite resources of our planet. I elaborated on how FairTrade advances (or not) the SDGs.
c. With a member of our Being-centered Leadership Team, Professor Jody Fry, we delivered a workshop on "Global Leader and Leadership Development for Sustainability" -at the core of which is the cultivation of a global mindset for the individual leader and the integration of two ethical dimensions in the organizational strategy: acceptance of remote responsibility and stakeholder legitimacy from a moral point of view
We also connected and strategized on how to expand the reach of our Sustainability Leadership Learning Community (SLLC) and enhance greater awareness in related issues. Please join us if you are interested in the topic.
October 1st , 2018
After our successful workshop in July “Being-centered Leadership: Finding the Space to Lead" in Amsterdam, we are organizing two new workshops in Amsterdam in our new venue on 17th and 18th November.
Join us at Prins Hendriklaan 27 (next to the Vondelpark) - on 17th and/or 18th November
Check and register in the Evenbrite links on the right.
September 30th, 2018
Participation in the GLOBAL WOMAN BUSINESS FORUM in Amsterdam.
A celebration of the 1st anniversary of Global Woman Club, Amsterdam. An inspiring day with extraordinary speakers and networking with like-minded professional women.
Here we are with Vanessa Prins-Goodman presenting our forthcoming November 17 and 18 workshops in Amsterdam. Grateful for the enthusiastic applause and the encouraging comments of our audience!
September 12 -15, 2018
Exploration of youth resilience in the city of the Hague during the EU Appreciative Inquiry network meeting
July 14, 2018
We organized a one day professional workshop on self-leadership. Its title was Being-centered Leadership: Finding the Space to Lead.
The workshop was addressed to individuals who felt the need to explore their self- leadership from a deeper level, aligned with their core values and inner essence. At the end of the day, we all - facilitators and participants- felt that we did achieve to find the space to lead! Thank you all for being there!