Author Archives: Nicolien Dellensen

About Nicolien Dellensen

Nicolien Dellensen, Senior Consultant and behavioral specialist, contributes to Time To Grow Globals organizational performance and coaching practice. She’s creator and owner of the ’Sphere of Influence’  a comprehensive concept and  (360) online tool about interactive dynamics. Join her and the rest of the team on our Time To Grow Global LinkedIn.

Personal Leadership Skills: Adaptive Communication

Communication skills help leaders express a vision, set clear boundaries, motivate others, engage people with new ideas, and a lot more besides. But they also go beyond information delivery to include many other techniques – listening, staying silent, asking the right questions, and tapping into the message behind the message, among others. …  

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Do You Know Your Triggers?

Do you ever think about how you are influenced by your environment? What questions and remarks from coworkers, family, and friends cause you to respond in a certain way? I recommend you to pay attention to this sometime. Why? Because awareness of your triggers can help you increase your effectiveness and your impact on those around you. To illustra…  

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What does all-round leadership look like?

The modern business environment demands all-round leadership, but what does that mean for your communication and influencing skills? As middle management, you are supposed to be a jack of all trades, an all-rounder. You are continuously asked to switch between guiding and following; you need to both lead and support your people; and you must eng…  

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