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The power of Not-knowing.

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  When I worked as a consultant in the business world, not-knowing was no option, I had to justify my towering fee with concepts filled with insecurity. This is what the world will look like. This is how you will succeed. But there came a time when I couldn’t do it anymore. During a presentation …

Experience

Alan: ‘Going beyond reasoning.’

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Alan Ratcliffe attended the Your Lab Business training a few years ago. He subscribed again for this summer retreat. “I know André for a long time. I see him as a dear friend. I wanted to join Your Lab again, to share the experience, to spend time with a dear friend and to allow within …

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todays world can’t handle transparency

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Ko Colijn is director of Clingendael Institute. I did an internship at this institute being driven by the strong desire to understand the complexity of the world we live in, where everything seems to be connected. Clingendael Institute advises the government about global developments, and those seem to go faster than ever before. I went …

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TedX Presentation: to draw out what is already there

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I still remember what happened, the day my mother took me to school for the first time. I cried and clung to her before entering the classroom. Once inside, I fell silent. My mother stood on the other side of the window, waved, and stayed until class was over. Every time I looked up at …

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TedX Presentation: to draw out what is already there

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I still remember what happened, the day my mother took me to school for the first time. I cried and clung to her before entering the classroom. Once inside, I fell silent. My mother stood on the other side of the window, waved, and stayed until class was over. Every time I looked up at …

Experience

I do not want to be, I want to become

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Vivian attended Your Lab Business, together with her brother.  After studying at Business School, she had taken a responsible job in a big company. “For a long time,” she says “I thought I had the job I always wanted and was rewarded for what I did.  But in my body it didn’t feel quite right.  So when I …

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Leadership Retreat

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After being picked up with a Jeep from a place that is, in itself, already located far away from the inhabited world, you drive along a dirt road for thirty minutes. Italian entrepreneur Marcello Murzilli built the road when he made a start with his dream project: a monastery in the mountains of Umbria, Italy, …

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Michael Puett: don’t love the wrong self

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Michael Puett is Harvard’s most appreciated professor. His core theme: our identity, whether being that of an individual, a company or a country is a bunch of patterns, that need to be made transparent in order to create healthy growth. And that is exactly what we do in our Your Lab programs. Puett advises us …