July 8, 2023

Jaap Hollander

Sometimes talented professionals don’t fit in a given corporate culture. A common response is to doubt oneself and try to fit in. Fortunately, this professional did a MindSonar profile.During the intake he told the MindSonar professional that he had had previous jobs that ‘fitted like a glove’. He felt happy, appreciated and was able to

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July 8, 2023

Jaap Hollander

A large Belgian insurance bank defined a new corporate strategy, in which it was important for their insurance brokers to develop a more entrepreneurial attitude.A central factor in this development was the relationship between the insurance brokers and the local insurance agents in the community. The company defined a list of key competencies for their

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July 8, 2023

Jaap Hollander

A mining company had serious communication problems in their community relations team. This problem persisted, even after several group trainings and coaching sessions. The majority of the team members had great difficulty with one person. This person had even been nicknamed “Don Pesimo” (“Mister Horrible”) because every time they proposed a solution, he would disagree

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July 8, 2023

Jaap Hollander

Flanderijn is a major debt collection agency in the Netherlands. In recent years debt collection has changed. Creditors used to only be interested in getting their money as quickly as possible. Today most creditors feel a social responsibility too. So there has been a change from “When do I get paid?” to “What’s happening with

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July 8, 2023

Jaap Hollander

Selling automobiles in the top segment of the market usually involves several hours of personal contact between a sales person and a customer. In this segment, personal relationships are an even more important sales factor than in many other sales situations .All Dutch salespeople of one a top automobile brand were profiled with MindSonar. A

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