Accelerate People Group takes over Newpeople.20 November 2023
Accelerate People Group takes over Newpeople.
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Accelerate People Group takes over Newpeople.
Over the past few weeks we have been working to refresh our website. In the new ‘Insights‘ section you will find valuable content about (digital) leadership. On the website you will also find information about our agency, the Newpeople leadership model, the team, events and vacancies. Of course, we prefer to make an appointment to […]
There is no simple way to tell if you have the right Chief Product Officer (CPO) or Chief Technology Officer (CTO) on board to meet your value creation plan. It’s time to introduce more ‘science’ and less ‘art’ to the “people domain” and hiring decisions.
- Charles Darwin
Newpeople Insights Leadership is about people, not leadership models. This was the starting point of our speaker Frank Vogt, during the first Newpeople Insights lecture. Following his book “DNA of Leadership,” the former CIO and COO, brought a different perspective on leadership to the 50 “digital leaders” that were present. Frank shared insights on leadership […]
Newpeople helps organizations to realize their (digital) ambitions. We do this through our Executive Search and Interim Solutions, but also by contributing to the development and growth of digital leadership. Newpeople Insights is an initiative of Newpeople, specifically aimed at connecting and inspiring digital leaders. It offers a platform for sharing knowledge, solutions and experiences […]
Newpeople welcomes Najlae Anikad to the Interim Solutions team. As a Consultant, Najlae will focus on finding the best interim candidates for our clients in the field of data, product and design. Interim Solutions, at the same time, is expanding in to the field of IT. So now we can also find the right interim […]
Every phase of digital maturity in which an organisation finds itself, comes with its own specific challenges. Every (digital) question demands a certain kind of expertise and a certain type of person. As soon as a picture of the situation has been painted, it is examined how to give shape to it. Often the first […]
Headhunters have seen an increased demand for bicultural directors and supervisors. This is a promising trend, however, it still does not always lead to more diversity at the top. ‘A small group of people that bring diversity are getting passed around – this does not increase the numbers.’ Headhunters notice it all: housing corporations, healthcare […]
Diversity and inclusivity in business starts by stimulating equality in opportunity. The Anne-Bo Foundation strives for equal opportunities for girls that have dreams but don’t always know the way to make these come true, or don’t have a network to do so and to reach their goals. The Anne-Bo Foundation helps young girls get to […]
An inclusive and diverse boardroom. It is an absolute must for the organisation of the future. But, renewing the composition of a board and allowing ‘new school’ board members to be a part of it, is quite a task. Not just when it comes to hiring the right profiles, but mainly when it comes to […]
Against all expectations, climate goals are not high on Dutch companies’ agendas, as shown by the yearly survey carried out by consultancy firm PwC. Although there is certainly some progress, most boardrooms still use short-term profit as the main measure of achievement. The obvious choice is to immediately look at the importance of performing well […]
299 days after the elections, the Rutte IV cabinet stood on the steps of Paleis Noordeinde. This is the moment that new ministers officially start their new role, helping the Netherlands get through all the societal challenges that are a part of their responsibilities. A diverse council of ministers is essential to achieve this. One […]
Amsterdam, 12th January 2022 – Today, executive search and interim solutions company, Newpeople, has announced the addition of two new executives to its team. This means the Amsterdam-based thought leader when it comes to digital leadership, is further expanding. Evelyn Boks is starting as Director of Interim Solutions and Michael Roosendaal has been appointed as […]
Too often, experience wins from expertise, particularly when it comes to supervisory roles in an organisation. This makes it extremely difficult to gain fresh perspectives in the board room according to Hanneke Rinkes, Newpeople’s managing director, in her opinion piece. There is much discussion, both verbal and written, about diversity and inclusion in the boardroom. […]
On 4th November we, Newpeople, organised a session about diversity and inclusion in the boardroom on the Day of the Commissioner organised by the NCD. A highly interactive and stimulating session that brought a lot of commotion. What was the message? Read our story here. Diversity and inclusion in the boardroom There is a big […]
By Ben Holewijn (Founder Newpeople) “Accept that stepping down is sometimes the only way to move forward” 15 years ago I founded Newpeople because I wanted to make a difference with a new company, I wanted to do some good in the world and because I knew that I wasn’t suited to a corporate job. […]
Every Founder of an organisation reaches a point sooner or later where they think about succession and every case is unique. A Founder might wish to work ‘on’ the company from a non-executive position, instead of as CEO ‘in’ the company and might thus be looking for a successor. Or a Founder might – if […]
0.4% of the start-ups grow into a successful scale-up. How does digital leadership help to scale impactful businesses? What is the difference between what is needed in a supervisory position and an executive role? And how do you ensure optimal cooperation between the board and management? Newpeople organized the first of a series of knowledge […]
For equal opportunities on the labor market for all children. Like JINC, we believe that background should not determine your future. That is why we are a partner of JINC. In the Netherlands, hundreds of thousands of children grow up in neighborhoods with a lot of poverty and few role models. With different qualities and […]
Can a supervisory board help in scaling up a start-up? What factors come into play when becoming a board member at a scale-up? To what extent is experience in the digital field an advantage in becoming a board member at a scale-up? What exactly is actually the difference between a supervisory position and an executive […]
In a study published by the Boston Consultancy Group together with the World Economic Forum, 825 leaders were asked what made their digital transformation a success: The right digital leadership appears to be at the heart of the 6 most important success factors for a digital transformation. to succeed! It is striking that only 30% […]
Organisation “The Netherlands” needs a Minister of Digital Affairs immediately to define, structure and implement the enormous digital transformation of the national government. The Netherlands has been calling it for some time: “Where is that Minister of Digital Affairs ?!” Central government needs a digital leader now. Someone who can create urgency for movement, break […]
From “guide to guide”. As a brand, Youvia is currently undergoing a rebranding process and is busy producing content that fits with this new identity. This new identity shows who they are and what they do as well as connecting them with entrepreneurs, which is the group they aim to target. This makes Youvia a […]
“Test and adapt. Sometimes it turns out well and sometimes there is room for improvement”. Even for the big players, who are thé digital transformers of our country, it doesn’t always run smoothly. “That’s simply the way it goes. Stop the process, learn from it and move on to something else”. During the first edition […]
Privacy, AVG and GDPR are terms often used in the same sentence. The concept of privacy was defined by Harvard a number of years ago as “the right to be left alone”. Even so, the word privacy can only be found in one footnote of the AVG. What does this mean? And how can customer […]
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