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Heart-loaded exclusive articles & hands-on learning content for daring leaders and intrepid creative souls.

Ethical Heart
March 27 - 5 minutes
On change and transformation: What do you see when you look out into the world?
For the next 5 minutes. Approach a window or find a comfortable place wherever you are from where you can quietly and safely observe around. For this practice, I invite you to stop for a while. Look around and observe: what is it that you are observing? In other words, today’s exercise is about exploring (y)our worldview. Or the way that you look into the world (others and yourself).  When I look out into the world I see POSSIBILITY. Read on...
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Coaching
January 18 - 6 minutes
Shall I be coached by a ChatBOT Humanoid or I better hire a human Coach?
As AI continues to improve and develop, more and more coaches and players (coachees) alike wonder about the difference between being coached by a generative language model-based ChatBOT or a flesh-and-bone human soul. In this post, I aim to observe the nature of coaching next to the unique “features” that both options bring about. Spoiler alarm, both might bring about value, yet in fundamentally different ways. Read on...
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Leadership
December 20 - 5 mins
Future-proof leadership: unlock your true potential, from the heart.
You aim to be exceptional, in being just who you truly are. You are a top performer. You like to play at the top of your game. Yet, you know there is something more. You feel that your true potential is still to be unfolded. Something is telling you it’s time to become more of yourself to better serve and create a highly valuable impact in the world. That is your legacy for the generations to come, and you aspire to achieve it fairly here and now. Read on...
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Creativity
September 10 - 6 minutes
I used to be a control freak and a perfectionist.
Creating is a vulnerable act. There is no right, there is no wrong, no better, and no worst. There is no failure, only learnings. I am perfectly imperfect. To create with my whole soul I must let go of control. I must accept the “half-done”, the “this is not completely okay”, and... (watch out!) let it be in the public eye. Ahhhh, almost a panic attack! Can you already sense what I am talking about between the lines? 
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Biological Heart
May 18 - 6 minutes
Is your heart something more than a blood pump?
What does "Heart" mean for you? Is your heart something more than a blood pump? If yes, what then? What most called my attention was what, repeatedly, many creative leaders shared with me: "Marie, my creativity is driven by my heart" As a humanist, and in my position of "researcher" I had to admit that there was something in there that I was not able to see, nor understand, clearly.
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Coaching
February 19 - 4 minutes
Leadership coaching: build the future in the here and now.
In conversation with 6 members of the Gig Mindsetter community, all top experts in organizational change, learning, communications, leadership, and management we explore the cross-points of organizational culture, change, leadership, purpose, and business needs to uncover 7 valuable insights that will set you up for future success in the here and now.
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