Posts by Stephan van Rooden

We’ve gone too soft on soft skills

Over the last couple of decades we have been training our management in developing so called soft skills. There is...

I know who it was, he left the company

It’s that season again. LinkedIn is flooded with people sharing the news of a new job. What I notice is,...

As busy as I want to be, having these principles

Last summer during a social event at Agile 2019 in Washington D.C. I had an interesting conversation with a fellow...

3 things to make a giant leap towards Agility

I believe there are three things you need to do regardless of the framework, methodology or program you are embracing...

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A new voice a leader should listen to

Have you ever asked for someone to speak on behalf of the group? Do you always hear the same people speak up when you present a new idea or when you ask for feedback? You might be dealing with an important voice here. The voice of the system!

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Hoe je gedrag in organisaties wel kunt veranderen!

Het boek dat ik op dit moment aan het lezen ben is ‘ De Ladder’ van Ben Tiggelaar. Een boek...

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Magic Estimation Matrix – estimating effort and value in 15 minutes!

The best way to negotiate is with torsos angled, often at 90 degrees to one another. This avoids the face-to-face...

Forget building trust, focus on psychological safety

Imagine this, you are at the weekly company meeting in a room of 60 people. All of them are co-workers...

Lastige mensen in organisaties met groeipijn – Entrepreneurability Vlog #2

De stretch tussen structuur en cultuur. Snel groeiende organisaties hebben vaak last van groeipijn. De beweging die veel organisaties maken...

Company of Owners – Entrepreneurability Vlog #1

Vandaag maakte het CBS bekend dat er meer bedrijven zijn in Nederland maar minder kleine bedrijven (2-9 medewerkers). Dat vinden...

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