What to do when you are held back by lack of action?

Well, the easy answer is: Act. Do something. But if you are a like me, this is not so easy. Maybe you know this. You have a ton of ideas. You develop and conceptualize, but only a fraction if anything at all will see the light of day. The reasons can be various. A lack…

Tips for facilitators – I

I like to facilitate workshops. I actually very much like to be a facilitator. But what does facilitator mean? The Cambridge Dictionary defines facilitation in the following way: The act of helping other people to deal with a process or reach an agreement or solution without getting directly involved in the process, discussion, etc. yourself. However, often you will take on different roles such as the role of a coach or a trainer. I will…

Be Lazy, Be Curious, Be Often

A few days ago, I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts with the name Simplify. They conduct interviews with different people. This time with Michael Bungay Stanier, who is an author of several books, and who works as a trainer and coach. Coaching abilities are a great asset to have as a leader…