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. 

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...

4 May 2020

Leadership Lessons #3: Symbiosis

Today we’re going to talk about symbiosis. It is a bit heavier then previous subjects, but please bear with me. I will try to make the complex facts easy...

1 May 2020

A casestudy with Juliet: A breath of fresh air

Do you need a leader, when your company is tired of changes? In this article we share the case of Company X, looking for a new CEO. Who is the perfect...

29 April 2020

Leadership Lessons #2: Necessity

Today we discuss the concept of necessity. Definitions are important, as we talked about in the previous article, so let’s look at...

24 April 2020

A casestudy with Bob: showing where to go

How do you gain trust in your team after you inherit a company from your family member who had the opposit charachter of your own? In this article we share...