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The fascinating dynamic between trust, control, and supervision in the workplace

And why trust is the solution

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Why do we control our employees? Not because we enjoy it, but often out of fear that if we don't control them, they won't do anything or won't perform optimally. We control because we think it's necessary. 

Well, no one likes to be controlled. Your employees don't either. And deep down, you know that. But what should you do then? Because, once again, if you don't control them, maybe nothing will happen. 

The solution lies in "trust." And this is the core of this keynote: If you want to motivate your team without control, ensure that you work on building trust! In this keynote, you will learn how to do that. 

You will receive a scientific definition of trust that works incredibly well. In other words, a tool that you can immediately put into practice. It enables you to address the challenging and weighty topic of "trust" in a highly discussable manner. 

You will also receive exercises, tips, and a lot of background information that you can directly apply in your work environment. 

But should you let go of everything immediately? Absolutely not. It is crucial to continue supervising. If you don't follow up on your people, provide feedback, or address their mistakes, they will eventually think that their work doesn't matter anymore. Whether they arrive on time or not? No one says anything. Submitting a report full of errors? Not a problem, no one will look at it anyway. 

By not supervising your people, you create the risk of making their work meaningless. 

In this keynote, you will learn the difference between controlling and supervising and how to increase trust among your people!

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Hermina Van Coillie, Dr. in psychology, is a motivation expert, keynote speaker, lecturer in several HRM postgraduate courses, author, senior consultant and business manager at Flourish. In April 2021, she released her first book, co-written with Prof. Dr. Anja van den Broeck, Motivating Without Control. Getting started with self-determination theory in the workplace! Motivate Without Control - Die Keure.

Hermina is a much sought-after speaker, she has been giving keynotes, inspiration sessions, mas-terclasses, workshops and trainings for business leaders, HR directors, HR managers, executives, prevention advisors and she coaches teams and management committees for years.

Hermina uses a unique approach: She brings to life one of the most influential psycholo-gical theories of this century, scientifically founded, and at the same time directly applicable to everyone. And not only at work, but also at home or at the sports club., Her-mina surprises and moves her audience, not only by her charisma, authenticity and experti-se, but also by her new and useful insights. Because she did years of research herself, her story is solidly based. She is not a motivation guru, but a true know-it-all expert. And she does not overwhelm her audience with yet another theory in a row, but only awakens what is already present in everyone.

Her sessions are highly interactive, and she wakes up her audience with stimulating questions, funny and inspiring anecdotes, and recognizable situations. Equal whoever is in her audience, whether they are C-level or gardeners. Everyone feels the power and magic of this story. And everyone gets useful handles, to start working with immediately after the lecture. And count on them to do it!

High-quality motivation is not the end in itself, but the means by which you achieve top performance and blossom. With the right motivation you experience less stress, reduce the risk of burnout, concentrate better, feel better, in short, you become a 'high performer'.

She also links this 'high quality' motivation to numerous HR themes, such as burnout, well-being, leadership, time and location-independent working, absenteeism, performance management, work addiction, work-life balance, remuneration, hybrid working and aging.

Hermina Van Coillie

Hermina Van Coillie, Dr. in psychology, is a motivation expert, keynote speaker, lecturer in several HRM postgraduate courses, author, senior consultant and business manager at Flourish

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