Entries by Virginie Lemay-Vriesde

Digitalization

Yesterday evening I attended a networking event organized by the AMCHAM Luxembourg (American Chamber of Commerce). The main topic was digitalization. As a small country, Luxembourg has been implementing different initiatives to attract companies and talent. Luxembourg has been trying to be at the forefront as one of  the most digitalized countries in Europe, if […]

Verbal or written communication?

Verbal or written communication? A few days ago, I published an article on communication. In there, I provided a few general tips on how to communicate effectively (https://vlv.coach/how-to-communicate-effectively-and-be-a-true-global-leader/) Today, I want to go a bit deeper. To communicate effectively, you need to ensure you are using the right ‘media’. We sometimes think it’s easier to […]

Good leaders have regular meetings

Managing a team is definitely not easy. It’s even more challenging when you have an international / virtual team. If you want your employees to work as a real team and achieve your organization’s goals, it is very important to ensure you have regular meetings with all your team members. Your team members may be located […]

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Leadership Brand: How to build one

  We all have heard about a ‘leadership brand’. But what is it exactly?According to Norm Smallwood, a recognized authority in developing businesses and their leaders to deliver results and increase value, a leadership brand conveys your identity and distinctiveness as a leader. It’s a powerful idea or opinion that comes to mind when people […]

One year ago: My revenge on life

Exactly one year ago, I published my book ‘My revenge on life’ (‘Ma revanche sur la vie’ in French) on all Amazon marketplaces. It tells my story, the story of the serious car accident I had 20 years ago, how I spent 3 months in the hospital, with all the doctors thinking I would be […]