Tag Archives: MindSonar

  • Seven Ways to Drive Yourself Crazy with Meta Programs

    frustration200x133Most people are already pretty good at crashing relationships and goofing up communication. Different people have different thinking styles (different Meta Programs). And people often have trouble with that. They like their own thinking just fine, it’s the other people they find weird. Look around you, and you will see plenty of irritation, misunderstanding, anger, frustration, conflict, despair and so on. So, how do they do it? How do they succeed in creating all this trouble? Or even more important: How do you do it? Let’s have a look at seven effective and time-tested ways to get frustrated through thinking styles. Seven proven ways to drive yourself crazy with Meta Programs.

  • How Julia Learned to Deal with Stress

    By Jantine Wijtsma

    Julia was a financial administrative assistant, who wasn’t able to deal with stress at work. In her team, one manager came after the other, and the team was not really efficient any more. There was a lot of miscommunication. According to Julia, she was the only one who still cared about the clients.

  • MindSonar & Personal Branding with Guus Hustinx

    In this video, trainer and consultant Guus Hustinx from the Netherlands describes how he uses MindSonar for personal branding. This is an exciting MindSonar project that Guus has

  • MindSonar is a Layered Cake – Theory

    When you are coaching someone or selecting a candidate for a job, it is useful to remember that MindSonar is a contextualized, two-level measuring system, rather than a standard test. In that sense, MindSonar is like a two layered cake. Layer one is measuring Meta Programs and values. Layer two is finding out which combination […]

  • The Manager who didn’t want to Live in the Now

    By Jantina Wijtsma

    I was coaching Bert, a manager who worked for a non-profit organization. Bert had a whole list of questions for me:

    • “How can I manage my team to be ready for the future?”
    • “How can I renew the values in the team asap?”
    • “How can I move us forward fast?”
    • “How can I quickly achieve the best results for the company with the people I manage?”
    • “How can I earn money for us in the future?”
  • MindSonar Professionals: Guus Hustinx & Team Building

    In this video, trainer and consultant Guus Hustinx from the Netherlands describes how he uses MindSonar for team building. Guus aims to improve cooperation in teams and helps teams solve relationship issues and communication problems. He works mostly in large companies and for government agencies. One important insight he offers, is that MindSonar results often help people put a new frame around their differences.

  • MindSonar Professionals: Cella van der Staak & Team Building

    Dutch psychologist Cella van der Staak talks about how she uses MindSonar in her team building work with multinational companies, where very different cultures need to work together in unison.

  • Teambuilding with MindSonar, Cella van der Staak, Part II

    Part II. Dutch psychologist Cella van der Staak talks some more about how she uses MindSonar in her team building work with multinational companies, where very different cultures need to work together in unison. In this video she explains in some more detail how she conducts a training like that.

  • MindSonar Professionals: Koen Lucas & Law Enforcement

    Introducing the next MindSonar Professional: Koen Lucas. Koen, a Dutch interim manager and trainer, describes how he uses MindSonar to train law enforcement agents. Note especially, that he has developed separate norm profiles for several different kinds of law enforcement agents (city patrols, building inspectors and environmental security agents). For more information on all MindSonar […]

  • MindSonar Professionals: Johan de Haas, Trainer/Coach

    I would like to introduce you to some MindSonar professionals. Interviewing them as I meet them in conferences, meetings, seminars and so on. Here is the first one: Johan de Haas, a Dutch trainer/coach. He describes how he uses MindSonar in his trainings. For more information on any MindSonar professional go here: International Registry.