I am working with people and organizations who are keen to perform. They may already realise that being becomes before doing.

I am an executive coach and strategy consultant, psychologist, former World Champion in sailing and author (an astrologist was surprised on how many levels I want to prove myself. My ‘first house’ seems to be pretty full). The past 14 years I’ve specialized myself in the application of Theory U in Strategy assignments and Executive Coaching. I love to write about my experiences and to learn who I truly am while sailing.

This site started many years ago as a blog to share my undertakings and to get experience in formulating my ideas. By now it evolved into a real website, enjoy the read! Love to hear your comments,


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Inspiration from the other side

CEO Circles


Chairman MIPA


Being with my family

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Learning from the Olympic Champions in Zeilen Magazine

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I wrote an article about the characteristics of Top Sailors in Dutch Watersport Magazine Zeilen (august 2018). It was received very well. It's about resilience, the YES state of mind,…
July 18, 2018 in Miscellaneous

AI will become IA

How can we synthesize nature, technology and humanity for the well-being of all living species?’ My enquiry during the CEO-circle 2018 Dongfeng sailing team took the longer, riskier route over…
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June 22, 2018 in Coaching, Passion for Performance, Sailing

Teamwork in the Volvo Ocean Race 2018

This afternoon Brunel and AkzoNobel rounded the mark in Aarhus Denmark (picture). It's the final leg in the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR). It's a tie between three boats: Mapfre, Dongfeng…
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June 18, 2018 in Coaching, Innovation, Passion for Performance, Sailing, Theory U

Book Passion for Performance in national Newspaper De Telegraaf

Epco Ongering wrote a great article in the Saturday weekend edition of national newspaper De Telegraaf about my book Passie voor Presteren. It almost reads like a summary. So for…
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June 9, 2018 in Miscellaneous

Synthesising technology, nature and humanity

Last week we (the Global Leaders Academy) had our CEO-Circle retreat in Devon at Schumacher College. It turned out to be an amazing event. Mac Macartney gave a wonderful speech: 'The indigenous Indians…
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