Leadership with a small ‘l’

by Koen Marichal on Oct 2, 2017 in: 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...

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What’s new in The Leader’s Clothes?

by Koen Marichal on Jun 9, 2017 in: 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,...

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Which leadership style is most effective?

by Koen Marichal on Apr 11, 2017 in: 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...

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Leaders of paradoxes

by Koen Marichal on Mar 23, 2017 in: Leadership

Tension, dilemmas, choices, conflicts, polarization... increasingly, organizational leaders find that their world is characterized by unsolvable, conflicting demands and expectations. This quickly...

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

by Koen Marichal on Feb 10, 2017 in: 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...

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How to: 5 survival tips for leaders in 2017

by Koen Marichal on Jan 19, 2017 in: 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...

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Leadership lab: “Values are a blurry mess.”

by Koen Marichal on Dec 19, 2016 in: 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...

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