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Koen Marichal
Koen is sinds eind 2010 verantwoordelijk en ambassadeur voor The Future Leadership Initiative van Antwerp Management School. Dit competence center rond leiderschap in partnership met KBC onderzoekt en ontwikkelt het leiderschap van mensen en organisaties dat nodig is om de uitdagingen van de toekomst aan te kunnen. Koen ontwikkelt leiderschap in de junior master programs, in de Master Class Leadership for Middle Management en faciliteert de Seasonal Leadership Dialogues. Daarnaast ontwerpt hij mee leiderschaps- en ontwikkelingstrajecten in de andere master classes en in customer specific programs. Hij doet ook onderzoek over de ontwikkeling van transformationeel leiderschap, o.a. via leadership interviews en case studies. Koen is auteur van de “19 challenging thoughts about leadership” en is actief blogger. Op de blog van TFLI vind je de resultaten van alle studie- en reflectiewerk. Koen is psycholoog van opleiding en behaalde zijn masterdiploma aan de KU Leuven. Hij is ook opgeleid tot systeem- en communicatietherapeut. Hij heeft 20 jaar praktijkervaring in Human Resources Management, waarvan de laatste 10 jaar in internationale context. Zijn ervaring in het realiseren van complexe veranderingen en ontwikkelen van talent zette hem op het spoor van leiderschap. Zijn motto: “We all lead together.”
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Expertise

February 8, 2018

By Koen Marichal

On a school trip to the Flemish Parliament

Leadership

A few weeks ago, Koen Marichal was invited to the Education Commission of the Flemish Parliament to give advice on two resolutions to strengthen the leadership of primary school directors and their teachers. The purpose of the invitation was to discuss the two resolutions prepared by

Report Opinion

October 2, 2017

By Koen Marichal

Leadership with a small ‘l’

Leadership

A few weeks ago, Doctors for Doctors organized an evening devoted to the film Burning Out by the Belgian Jérôme Le Maire. The award-winning documentary shows the lives and the silent suffering of surgeons, anesthetists, nurses and other personnel in the operating theatres of Paris’s

June 9, 2017

By Koen Marichal

What’s new in The Leader’s Clothes?

Leadership

In 2013, ‘The Leader In The Mirror’ (De leider in de spiegel) was published and quickly became a bestseller for those interested in or specializing in leadership. The book’s honest approach, combined with its inspiring stories and up-to-date research, was a source of inspiration to many.

Expertise

April 11, 2017

By Koen Marichal

Which leadership style is most effective?

Leadership

We were halfway through the leadership course. Paul was the kind of leader who knows every little thing about his trade. He was close to his colleagues, had a positive attitude and gave the group energy. “I have always been a natural leader,” he said in the first class. And in the group

Expertise Section

March 23, 2017

By Koen Marichal

Leaders of paradoxes

Leadership

Tension, dilemmas, choices, conflicts, polarization... increasingly, organizational leaders find that their world is characterized by unsolvable, conflicting demands and expectations. This quickly became clear at our third Leader Dialogue. “I have to be able to adjust our course day by

Opinion

February 10, 2017

By Koen Marichal

“At Google, leadership was not a badge for senior people.”

Leadership

Stephan Thoma was responsible for learning & development at Google and now advises mostly European companies on embracing the Silicon Valley spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. He gave an inspiring talk to a group of leadership professionals organized by Circleradius. He confirmed

Current events

January 19, 2017

By Koen Marichal

How to: 5 survival tips for leaders in 2017

Leadership

2016 was a year of significant insecurity and increasing tension. How do you navigate this as a leader and how do you adapt your leadership? Thought Leader Koen Marichal shares five resolutions for leaders to work towards.

December 19, 2016

By Koen Marichal

Leadership lab: “Values are a blurry mess.”

Leadership

Kathleen Vangronsvelt began her story with that comment during the last leadership lab of this year. She is working on her PhD at the KU Leuven and writes about how people deal with values, how they can be measured and what effect they have on things like 'performance', for example.   “In

October 11, 2016

By Koen Marichal

"The Leader Gathering develops leaders into storytellers and gives them a more comprehensive vision of the future"

Leadership

If you take place in front of Luc Tuymans’ ‘München’ painting on identity and self-doubt in the Koninklijk Atheneum Antwerpen for an hour, your vision on leadership will change. This is due to the space, which I have described before. If you are in touch with what goes in society, this

March 24, 2016

By Koen Marichal

Shared Leadership as strategy of the future

Leadership

How do I gain leadership within my organization? It seems to  be a simple question, yet at the same time it's like opening Pandora's box. Leadership is one of the most researched topics in management literature, which illustrates the importance as well as the illusiveness of it. The