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  • About Schouten Global

    Building on more than thirty years’ experience in real behavioral change, we don't simply provide clients with solutions, we teach them to find their own by tapping into their talents, building their strengths, addressing intrinsic motivation and connecting to their core values. Our approach leads to motivated and empowered people with all the skills necessary to navigate today's continuously changing business environment. Schouten Global helps people improve themselves and their business, in a truly authentic way because we believe in results through people.

    Since its foundation in 1980, Schouten Global has been through quite some transformational changes itself. From a small start-up company run from a home office, we have grown into a multinational organization employing over 500 people and serving more than 5000 clients. Obviously this did not occur overnight. After building a leading market position in the Netherlands, first steps were taken in the international market in 1997, when we set up business in Poland. From then on, our international spirit was ignited and global growth proceeded. Today our global footprint has expanded with dedicated offices in China, Russia, Poland, Germany and Belgium, in addition to our Dutch headquarters. A large network of over 700 freelancers completes an infrastructure that enables us to deliver training and coaching programs literally anywhere in the world, in any language.

    Our motto

    Interview Anne Schouten - van Hooft

    Our motto

    "Our motto - 'A ship is only as strong as its crew'.
    Whether you lose or win...."

    "The journey is more important than profit. I hope in the end, everyone can say that they have learned and became a better person"

    View the complete (Dutch) interview with Anne Schouten - van Hooft
    (Vice President SNR Schouten Global) online.

    Source: EclectiC Journal - Cape Town - November 2014

    THE 10 principles of schouten global 

    1. The individual is our starting point for sustainable change; personal growth leads to improved team performance, better leadership and better results for the organization.

    2. We empower people by allowing them to experience freedom of choice and to act authentically in all situations, both in their work and in their private life.

    3. We change behavior by helping people discover new values and motivations and overcome psychological barriers.

    4. Our approach is always positive and builds on the passion, motivation and ability of the individual.

    5. Our intake process sets clear goals, which are widely applicable in the everyday life of the individual.




    6. We apply blended learning processes, both individually and in groups; this stimulates interaction between trainers, coaches and participants.

    7. Our training, coaching and interventions are based on the principles of the cognitive behavioral sciences.

    8. Our trainers and coaches are certifi ed and experienced.

    9. Although our interventions can be confrontational, we respect the individual and his or her cultural values at all times.

    10. We create a safe environment in which to learn and practice.

    How we do it

    Compass Vision

    Our approach to learning? Driven by values and building on strengths, our approach to learning according to the Compass Vision enables your people to achieve high performance in a complex, interconnected world that is moving at an unprecedented pace. We go deep when we need to and fly high when we can.

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    To ensure alignment with your strategic objectives, we help you determine which keystone behaviors drive your business. Focusing on those skills that make your business successful, and providing clear direction and framework will result in higher performance and more effective collaboration.

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    Worldwide delivery

    In delivering a global learning programme, consistency is crucial. Our Operational Excellence Formula ensures consistent roll-out of programmes, at any location in the world. Taking into account not only the content and multicultural context of the programme, but also all aspects related to logistics.

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    why keystone behaviours? 

    Independent research confirms that only a limited number of critical skills differentiate those best able to perform in the new work environment. We call them keystone behaviors, because they support the core structure of the organization.

    Surprisingly, only 5% of the current workforce shows a strong combination of these essential leadership skills in practice. That makes investment in these leadership skills more essential than ever before. Just imagine what your organization could achieve by improving your staff's performance by 5% or 10% or even more.

    The keystone model gives an overview of essential leadership skills that drive business results. Depending on the ambition of your organization and the context in which it operates, a specific set of keystones is relevant.






    * Personal effectiveness   
       Read the article "Do you want to move on".
       Source: Personal Effectiveness by Thema.
    * Time management
       Read the article "The demand for time management".
       Source: The time of your life by Thema.
    * Presentation skills
       Read the article "Speaking at various occasions".
       Source: The floors is yours by Thema.

    * Leadership effectiveness
    * Team leadership
    * Coaching skills
       Read the article "Coaching-style leadership".
       Source: Coaching-style leadership by Thema.

    * Stakeholder engagement
    * Project management
       Read the article "Influence without authority". 
    Source: People and projects by Thema.
    * Problem solving & decision making

    * Strategic thinking
    * Change management
    * Influencing skills
       Read the article "The ten influencing skills".
       Source: Ten influencing skills by Thema.

    * Collaboration skills
    * Communication skills
       Read the article "Guideliness for giving feedback".
       Source: Feedback by Thema.
    * Negotiation skills

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