Understand why humans behave the way they do, and get a peek into the future with Thimon De Jong, leadership trainer, and innovation expert
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Leadership From The Inside Out
Leadership is about inspiring people to walk toward a common vision. What empowers leaders to do that is “walking the talk.” Great leaders lead themselves in a way that inspires others to walk with them. In her engaging program, Christine demonstrates the connection between self-awareness and leadership effectiveness. Utilizing her background in executive coaching and psychology, she illuminates the blind spots when it comes to being an impactful leader in both business and life. Christine helps leaders at all levels – because we all lead in our life whether it is an entire organization, one person, or in our family – understand how to harness their authentic potential to lead from the inside out. Christine’s interactive style leaves the audience motivated with tools they can implement to not only be more effective leaders, but live more fulfilling lives.
Key Take-Aways: Your unique leadership style – the “secret sauce” that empowers you to lead by the virtue of who you are The key drivers will ignite your passion and consequently inspire others How to avoid “expectation hangovers” in the workforce and at home Specific strategies for communicating and leading within and between the generations (Millennials, X’ers and Boomers) to create an exceptional workplace culture Tools to identify and cultivate your own and others leadership potential Mindfulness practices that increase both productivity and well-being Three ways to immediately raise your fulfillment level and life balance
Thimon De Jong | Speaker Biography
Thimon de Jong is a highly regarded expert in the field of future human behavior and societal change, with a focus on its strategic business impact. In 2014, he established WHETSTON/ strategic foresight, a company dedicated to providing valuable insights and guidance to businesses.
Thimon's reputation as an internationally renowned keynote speaker and leadership trainer is well-deserved, as he has consistently been ranked as the "highest rated speaker" at over 100 global events and conferences. His ability to captivate audiences with his positive energy and engaging style, combined with his unique approach of blending academic research with practical business takeaways, sets him apart from others in his field.
In addition to his work as a speaker and trainer, Thimon also serves as a lecturer at the social psychology department of Utrecht University. Here, he shares his expertise with master students, teaching them how academic research can be effectively applied to enhance business strategy.
Thimon holds a master's degree in Cultural Studies, with a minor in International Business Studies. He has gained valuable experience throughout his career, having previously worked as an insights & strategy director at TrendsActive, a researcher at FreedomLab Future Studies, and as the editor-in-chief of RELOAD Magazine.