Tennis, walking, cooking, "scratching in the garden" (picking fruit, tending to the mini-herb garden and the flowers for the bees) take up some of Griet's spare time. Since she is gifted with the curiosity gene, she likes to learn a lot. So, she follows classes, like 'passionate speaking in public,' Business Process Modelling, and O365, i.e., and of course, reads many books. Making your way by Katleen De Stobbeleir, The infinite game by Sinek, The Creativity Code by Marcus Du Sautoy, and a few cookbooks are currently lying on her nightstand.
Making things better and nicer for the group motivates Griet. She has deep faith there is a solution for everything.
A hero is anyone who can overcome themselves and be happy and proud of it. This can be a teacher at school or even children. Daring to take steps is heroic.
Her motto is "You always have a choice." Knowing that you can and may choose brings peace.
"If you don't understand people, you don't understand business. Root cause analysis often shows that the human factor is decisive, which we recognize far too little," Griet says.
Young Griet, she'd advise not to be so hurried, take your time, and get the rush out of it. She now understands how she can quickly take a step back when overexcitement and the delusion of the day flood her.
Her children and her husband are her perpetual Board of Advice, uncovering her blind spots. She was a sounding board in her voluntary work, and she learned a lot from others. Griet benefited from two informal mentors in a professional context: very approachable managers who had great confidence in her and allowed her to blossom considerably.
Now Griet's time has come to give back by helping people uncover and develop their massive potential.
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