Thoughts on belongingness

Choose your friends with care

Through the years, several managers have told me that they choose their enemies with care. The question is whether it would be better to switch focus and instead choose your friends with care. If you start focusing on the positive, your enemies lose their power….

Thoughts on belongingness

Leadership of light

“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” This is a quote by Desmond Tutu, the archbishop, human rights activist and 1984 Nobel peace prize winner, and refers to the value of inclusion. To embrace human beings equally, benevolently…

Thoughts on belongingness

The many voices that are not heard

There is a lot of focus nowadays on ‘diversity and inclusion’. While these are very important concepts, we have to take a broader, more holistic, and strategic approach in order to succeed and reach the essence of the concept; to create security and to give…