Updated: Nov 23
As we embrace the new year, consider the profound impact of gifting books penned by our accomplished keynote speakers. These books, filled with wisdom and insights, aren't just pages; they are pathways to personal and professional growth.
Whether you're thinking of meaningful gifts for your cherished clients or looking to empower and inspire your dedicated employees, our handpicked selection offers the perfect opportunity to kickstart the year with knowledge, joy, and transformation.
Explore these thoughtful options, and make the most of the new year by sharing the gift of wisdom and inspiration.
The world is at a crossroads, with a growing consensus that humanity, society, and the economy need to evolve. The traditional way of doing things is fading, and we face accelerated challenges, from pandemics to climate crises.
Jo Caudron's book, "The Future Formula," offers a method to address these disruptions, starting with challenges and uncertainties, and guiding us toward sustainable innovation solutions.
Soon available in English.
Can also be ordered as a keynote.
Learn why the ancient Greeks practiced winter training, how a one-second lead can make all the difference, and how to overcome a bad day. Discover essential skills for the modern work environment and draw insights from surprising sources, such as a sheikh, Farmer Germain, and even a lobster. This indispensable survival guide by Florence Pérès equips you to enhance adaptive resilience and navigate life successfully. Master uncertainty, bring order to chaos, and embrace change with confidence. Can also be ordered as a keynote & soon available in English.
There is a new generation waiting on our doorsteps, flourishing in virtual worlds and virtual communities. They think and act differently, from leisure over work and everything in between. The third wave of the Internet is unfolding, but what is it about and which opportunities will the emerging virtual economy create for businesses and society at large? How do you win in a world accelerated by artificial intelligence, immersive virtual environments, and blockchain technologies? Also in keynote format.
Building and sustaining a nimble, adaptable, and future-proof organization is complex and urgent. Only those with flexible Learnscapes will thrive. "Learning Ecosystems" explains how organizations can evolve into LearnScapes, aligning learning techniques with continuous interaction with their ecosystem. It offers practical guidance, covering lifelong learning, core competencies, value-driven learning strategies, data analytics, AI, and human-centric innovation. With case studies from companies like Etihad Airways and ING, this book is essential for organizations seeking sustained growth.
How Curiosity Helps Individuals and Workplaces Thrive in transformational Times combines real stories and cases studies of corporate executives, academics, and entrepreneurs to reveal opportunities and challenges to success. Success requires a mindset of curiosity, awareness of its drivers and barriers and strategies to activate it. Intentional curiosity is needed especially in times of change. This book speaks to those who are looking for ideas to accelerate in life and work and embrace the concept of curiosity as a positive force in the digital age.
This book is for anyone that realises the old methods of making plans and strategies for the future are simply not sufficient. To all the leaders, decision makers, entrepreneurs, innovators and change drivers, if you’re looking for a better way to build your future and plan your journey together, this book is for you. The book helps you to find your North Star, sense the world around you and transform while performing as a person and as a business, turn transformation into a strategic capability and to unleash the power of 3: inspiration, visualisation and co-creation.
This step-by-step marketing approach makes it ever so easy to apply content marketing concepts. Take your content marketing skills to the next level with this comprehensive handbook. Inside, you'll find everything you need to know to develop and execute a successful content marketing strategy, including identifying your target audience, creating compelling content, and distributing it effectively. Then, with case studies and real-world examples, you'll be equipped to create and distribute content that engages and converts your target audience.
Exploring the rapidly changing landscape of our world can be an exhilarating journey, and Cyriel Kortleven is your ideal guide. In his latest bookazine, you'll discover invaluable insights on embracing change with a resilient and creative mindset. Don't let the pace of change leave you feeling overwhelmed. Instead, equip yourself with the tools and strategies to not only cope with transformation but also thrive in it. Cyriel Kortleven's exploration of the Change Mindset is the key to remaining adaptable and innovative, not only for yourself but also for your team. Get ready to set your mind to change and unlock your full potential.
"The Handbook for Post-Covid Communication: Your roadmap to reimagining corporate communications in the post-pandemic world. Discover how to connect with an evolving global workforce, inspire change, and weave compelling Human2Human Brand Stories. Uncover essential concepts like the CSO, H2H Outreach, and Micromessaging. Packed with real-world insights and practical advice, it's your concise guide to thriving in the new era." By Fiona Passantino.
"Cyberdanger unveils the world of cybercrime, exploring malware, underground economies, cyberattacks, and more. It provides practical countermeasures for individuals and organizations while delving into cyberespionage, hacktivism, and the human element. A must-read for cybersecurity professionals and an accessible introduction for all interested in online security."
By Eddy Willems.
In today's business landscape, companies strive to create successful products, often with varying results. Yoav Nir, drawing from two decades of experience at Barco nv, shares practical techniques and strategies to enhance the likelihood and impact of your product's success. Backed by over 80 tips and real-world cases, this 'how-to' guide serves as an inspirational resource for startups, scaleups, and established corporations seeking innovation and product excellence.
By Yoav Nir.
A positive culture in your organization doesn't happen by itself. You need to work on it. Learning to perform at your best is possible, even in easy and challenging contexts. This book by Katrijn Steenbeke and Anne-Sophie Deprez provides you with practical guidance on how to actively contribute to a positive mindset, communication, connection, engagement, and atmosphere in your team and organization, using the Corporate Positivity Method.
In his first book 'Build your dream team', Johan De Keyser firmly stated that a high-performance team consists of strengthful personalities who are willing to work together to realize a collective dream. And that you do this on the basis of trustworthiness, in all openness and with clear agreements that team members hold each other to account while monitoring their progress.
His second book, 'Dynamic Equilibrium' gives you innovative and stimulating insights that make you think, make you consciously reflect and give you the desire to get started right away.'
In your dream job, you might encounter challenges like uninspiring bosses or unfulfilling tasks. The question arises: Do you stay in your comfort zone or explore new horizons? These dilemmas are significant, and complacency can be a powerful force. However, focusing on your workplace happiness is vital. Well-being expert Ann De Bisschop explains how the new way of working can be both productive and enjoyable. If it becomes increasingly difficult to resonate with your current workplace, and your job lacks satisfaction, Professor of Labor Economics Stijn Baert provides insights on changing direction and escaping your golden cage.
"Everyone Can Lead" focuses on the essence of leadership—bringing out the best in yourself and others. It's a practical, no-nonsense guide with exercises for individuals at all levels, from employees to CEOs. The book helps you answer the key question, "What kind of leader do you want to be?" By gaining self-insight and positively influencing others, you'll enhance your personal leadership, leading to greater happiness and better work results for yourself and your colleagues. "Authentic Adaptability" allows you to consciously choose your leadership style based on your preferences and context. The book also emphasizes "Positive Connection" as the key to a strong working relationship between you and your colleagues, built on trust, respect, autonomy, recognition, and purpose.
Imagine waking up each day with boundless energy, unwavering focus, and time for your loved ones in the evening. For many leaders, the reality is different. Research shows 40% of C-suite execs are quitting due to stress, and over 50% of managers experience burnout. "Fully Charged" by Lieven Van Linden provides scientifically backed tools to boost your health, energy, and leadership skills. Learn to make better decisions under pressure, elevate dopamine levels with a 3-minute habit, identify crucial health metrics, seamlessly integrate health routines, and reduce stress in important meetings, all without gadgets.
In the digital age, organizations must undergo transformation, but it's not a casual endeavor. It's a challenging journey riddled with unexpected obstacles and resistance, resembling a mountain expedition in many ways. Both endeavors demand experiential skills, comprehensive preparation, dedication, adaptability, and teamwork for success. "The Only Way Is Up" by Wim Smets, a seasoned transformation manager and accomplished mountaineer, draws parallels between high-altitude experiences and practical advice for entrepreneurs and managers.
Plastic Soup Surfer" is the remarkable story of biologist and artist Merijn Tinga, who takes action to raise awareness about the global plastic issue. He embarks on journeys like kitesurfing along the Dutch North Sea coast and paddleboarding down the Rhine, using boards made from plastic litter. His extraordinary journey, starting on the beach in Noordwijk, evolves into a battle against the entire system, from politics to the corporate world. His story, filled with ups and downs, demonstrates that anyone can make a difference: thanks to Merijn, as of July 1, 2021, a deposit is placed on small plastic bottles.
Is your team lacking motivation? Whether it's for their daily tasks, changes in the organization, routine assignments, or significant projects, or if you're seeking a personal motivation boost, Hermina Van Coillie's book is for you. It explores the practical application of Deci and Ryan's Self-Determination Theory (SDT), rooted in extensive scientific research. SDT focuses on enhancing motivation, not just achieving 'more,' but achieving it 'better.' It dispels myths about intrinsic motivation and introduces a practical motivation ABC. With exercises and real-world examples, the book equips you with tools to motivate yourself and your team at work without imposing control. This approach results in improved well-being, reduced stress, burnout, and turnover, and enhanced performance for both employees and the organization!
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