Author Archives: Govert van Sandwijk

About Govert van Sandwijk

Govert is Time To Grow Global's Managing Partner, specializing in Strategy Facilitation, Leadership development and Organisational performance. Reach him on our Time To Grow Global LinkedIn.

Exploit and Explore: What is Organizational Ambidexterity?

Literally, ambidexterity is being able to use both hands with equal effectiveness. In organizations, it’s about balancing two seemingly opposed capabilities: Exploitation, and Exploration. If the future were predictable, past performance would be the most reliable, straightforward way of knowing what lies ahead. We could then, quite relaxedly,…  

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3 Ways to Boost Your Team’s Collective Intelligence

Imagine you could pick your own ‘dream team’ for different projects. What would it look like—the best possible combination of people? A group that together, would get things done amazingly. What would your approach be? For several years now, researchers have been looking into the idea of collective intelligence. Now we have a good idea of …  

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Communicating Your Organizational Vision: Stories, Symbols, and Rituals

Stories, symbols, and rituals. Almost as soon as you know what these represent in the Cultural Web, it’s easy to see how they shape a company’s culture. These are aspects that we tend to interact with directly, we hear, see, or actively take part in them. Where understanding structure often means taking a holistic perspective—stepping back…  

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