Pithy Musings Episode 7: Why Feedback Rocks!

What comes to mind when you hear the question, “Can I give you feedback?” You’re likely bracing yourself for impact! Join us for Pithy Musings episode #7, “Why Feedback Rocks” where Fervor’s friend and pithy partner Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk and I, Eva Van Krugel dispel the myth, “If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 6: Why are we afraid of conflict?

Get ready to rumble with Pithy Musing’s Episode 6, “Why are we afraid of conflict?” hot off the digital airwaves. Join Fervor’s friend and pithy partner Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk and I, Eva Van Krugel, as we muse on why healthy conflict vs the opposite is important, and possible. We get gritty and share our own […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 3 is out! Passion Doesn’t Equal Purpose

Why are so many people talking about “purpose” in life and at work these days? Pithy Musings’ Episode 3 is out, “Passion Doesn’t Equal Purpose”! Join me, Eva Van Krugel of Fervor Leadership Coaching  and Consulting and Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk with your fave cuppa as we dig into this growing and important topic. Passionate […]

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Pithy Musings Launches Episode 2: Why all the buzz about psychological safety?

Notice a growing and critical need for psychological safety in the workplace, in leadership at all levels, and in communities? The next episode of Pithy Musings is out, and I, Eva Van Krugel of Fervor Leadership Coaching and Consulting, and Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk explore this topic! Caroline and I share our own experiences, observations […]

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Trying Times: Pathways to Healthier Conflict

Have you ever had workplace conflict that left you feeling positively charged, more connected to a co-worker and maybe the work improved too? Conflict happens and when it’s healthy, it can lead to creativity, innovation and strengthened relationships. The reverse is also true, and conflict can take us down dysfunctional, hurtful and unproductive pathways. Sound […]

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What needs to shift in the future of leadership?

There are more and more who are talking about what constitutes leadership, let alone strong (not perfect) leadership. Now more than ever, people are needing courageous, inspired people leaders with learning mindsets. Give us a pandemic, and our world has put a magnifying glass on a call for more conscious, creative, people-first leadership. I hold […]

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A Leadership Epidemic and 5 Things You Can Do About It

I am obsessed with advancing healthier systems, teams and individuals in the working world. I’m observing what I believe is an epidemic of many leaders in organizations around the globe who are climbing the ranks as subject matter and technical experts. Some don’t necessarily have the skills to be leading teams, yet they’re plunked into […]

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Teams Deserve Better: 7 Ways to Get Ahead of Cultural Decline

As the powerful Maya Angelou once said: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” There’s much discussion these days about what employee engagement really is, about the whole person versus the worker, about the future of the […]

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Four principles that guided the toughest and best work of my life – leadership.

Four principles that guided the toughest and best work of my life – leadership. I had my first leadership role early on in my path. Year by year, I took on more team members, more challenging assignments and got to the executive table at a young age. The more senior my role, the more responsibility for people, strategy, innovation and of course results, were piled on. Hungry for discomfort and learning, I chose all of it.

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