Training scientists

This Training Cultural Competence was great fun. It's so rewarding to train scientists. They think deeply, want to know all the details,  and come with the best questions ever. Loved it!

VIML Congres 2023

The Vereniging International Management Leiden (VIML) is an association of students. All students have registered for the Minor International en Intercultural Management of the University of Leiden, where I lecture. Every year, the VIML organizes…

Trademission Ghana

From 19 to 30 April 2023 I was visiting Accra, Ghana. I was a member of a Trademission, together with other Dutch companies and organized by the NABC. The delegation took part in the General Assemblee of the World Trade Centre Association,…

Ghanaian friends and family

It has been marvelous to be back in Ghana and to be able to have face to face contacts with friends, former colleagues, partners in crime and my Ghanaian brother. I was very happy to see everybody is doing fine and wonderful to experience we…

On TV with EditieNL

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Why is the word GRATIS (for free) one of the most googled words in the Netherlands? I've had a chance to explain it shortly on Dutch television in the program Editie NL on RTL 4. In comparison to other countries, the people in the Netherlands…

Culture training at my old place

I gave a beautiful training for the development organisation that was once my employer for 10 good years on the African continent, working in Ghana and in Benin. It was great to be back at the old nest!

IODA 2022 in Barcelona

It is always lovely to be back with the IODA family, especially after two corona years and online conferences. This year I learned a lot especially about Corporate Life cycles of Adize, generously shared by friend and colleague Willie Marais…

Dr. degree for colleague

On September 24th 2022 my dear colleague Okey Okere from Nigeria celebrated his doctorate graduation from the Business School Netherlands, which we were happy to celebrate with him!

Beautiful training location

And again my colleague Divya and myself are able to give a training on a beautiful location, this time in Rotterdam. It seems water remains a common factor! Again, it is an organisation which is involved with the environment and the steps we…

Soba’s in Angola

Traveled once again to Portugal to continue, together with Vasco Silva, the writing of the book about the Soba Council in his former company in Angola. With an occasional nice walk along the Ave River in Santo Tirso.