Cyriel Kortleven : Making Change Simple

In this episode of Championship Leadership, we are honored to interview Cyriel Kortleven, a sought after Global Speaker, and Author of 5 books, along with the brilliant book entitled “The Change Mindset”. With 20 years of experience in the domain of change, creativity and innovation and his ability to deliver speeches that are simple and pragmatic, Cyriel Kortleven has earned the nickname “The Simplifier.”

Cyriel Kortleven has been inspiring large and well-known organizations like IKEA, NASA, Nike, Pfizer and Unilever and has spoken for over 35 countries on five continents. His creativity, interactive and humorous style brings the audience to think and feel differently and reignite their appetite for creativity to achieve ambitious results.

Discover more about Cyriel Kortleven and watch this episode!!

In This Episode:

[1:52] What does Championship Leadership mean to Cyriel?

[2:33] Who is Cyriel Kortleven, and what brought him to where he is today?

[8:24] His vision, future plans, and the impact he wants to make.

[14:15] A turning point in his life.

[21:00] Episode takeaways.

Important Quotes:

“Championship leadership means it would be somebody who dares to take a conscious decision to change his or her life to make it better.”

“Lot of people they’re living their lives. But to be really honest sometimes they are in a golden cage, and they are not really happy.”

“I believe that some simple things can already have a big impact in life.”

 “We have a tendency to try to control everything. So if something goes wrong, we immediately put a rule on top of it, or try to make it more complex.”

“If you help them to make changes a little bit more simple, chances are quite big that they will go along. You have less resistance.”

 “Become everyday 1% better.”

“Suspend your judgment if we can already stand our judgment. That will help to take away some resistance.”

“For almost everything that we’re doing there is an alternative.”

“Don’t say that things are not possible.”

“The impossible is only temporary.”

“See what’s possible.”

About The Guest:

Cyriel Kortleven – Making Change Simple

For more than 20 years, I have been inspiring organisations like IKEA, NASA and Unilever to approach Change with courage, confidence and enthusiasm. My pragmatic advice has earned me the nickname The Simplifier. In an increasingly complex world, we need new simple perspectives to enable us to navigate uncertainty and to turn problems into opportunities.

Be ready for practical tips & tools to help you as a leader drive behavioural change. Your audience will be armed with new language and a boost of energy to transform the fear of change into a positive attitude towards the goals you want to achieve. I use interaction and humour to create a context where people think and feel differently to reignite their appetite for creativity, taking risks and achieving ambitious results. 

Don’t mind the change. Change your Mind.







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