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. 

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...

19 May 2020

A casestudy with Ursula: Feminine leadership and hierarchy

Is there a place for hierarchy in female leadership? Or is it a masculine concept, that women do not need because of their natural connection with their...

18 May 2020

Leadership Lessons #5: Hierarchy

In this article I am going to tell you about hierarchy. It is one of the most interesting subjects in relation to leadership. 

13 May 2020

A casestudy with Gary: Will he ever be a good CFO?

Can you be a good CFO, when you are not able to connect with people? In this article we share the case of Company X, worrying about their CFO's connection...

11 May 2020

Leadership Lessons #4: Oxytocine

The last article in the Leadership Lessons series was about symbiosis. Today we are going to talk more about the same subject, but...

6 May 2020

A casestudy with Michael: Why is he feeling this miserable?

This man is sitting in front of me, completely lonely and unhappy. If I would ask any random person from the street to judge this situation, they would say...