Articles about leadership

In a healthy debate, the speaker has to be prepared to shock his listeners. To let them waver, doubt and maybe even take the risk to insult them. Why? Because convictions can be based on undesirable things such as dogmas and memes. When we lose the willingness to be uncomfortable, the conversation will soon lose its value. With this in mind, Arvid Buit often writes articles, letters and academic interpretations for this website. Much of this writing is published on LinkedIn. If you would like to respond, please feel free to do so on LinkedIn. Your messages will be answered quite promptly. Reactions via email will not be replied. 

8 July 2020

Leadership Lessons #10: Martial Arts and Rockstars

Today is going to be a very special article, and it will also take a bit longer to read than usual. You might wonder why, after 9 articles of specific...

17 June 2020

A Casestudy with Madeline: a strategy that works

Madeline was hired to change the company. But after a few months she was close to a burn-out and completely demotivated. Whatever she tried, nothing worked...

16 June 2020

Leadership Lessons #9: Strategy

Strategy descends from the military and tactical field. In the old days it was all about the art of war. So what does a strategist do? 

11 June 2020

A casestudy with Ricky: How to get rid of a culture of fear?

Ricky is very ambitious and brought a lot of energy into the room when we first met. “Hi Arvid, great to see you! I have a big problem to solve and would...

9 June 2020

Leadership Lessons #8: FeedForward

I have had some requests from listeners about giving very specific tools to use. So today we are going to talk about the number 1 tool: feedforward.

3 June 2020

A casestudy with Michelle: What is holding her back?

How is it possible that this energetic, intelligent woman with an incredible positive vibe around her, is too insecure to be successful?

2 June 2020

Leadership Lessons #7: Psychological Scripts

If you want to change behaviour, it is important to understand how behaviour works. Today we talk about psychological scripts and the value of coaching.

27 May 2020

A casestudy with Eric: leadership and alcohol abuse

Eric used to be the CFO of a large company, how did he get to the point of alcohol addiction and more important: what are we doing about it?

27 May 2020

Leadership Lessons #6: Dopamine

We are going to talk about something really exciting today. Because it is all about pleasure and happiness. Something most people strive for on a daily...