Wiemer: Professional
Wiemer: Professional

Wiemer Renkema is the man behind To be Training. I have worked for companies such as Mercer, TNT and Arcadis and feel at home in professional, results oriented organizations. As sociologist I have an unusual eye for ordinary situations which can help organizations improve. I am a creative, pragmatic leader who moves and shapes his environment with empathy. With my vigour and energy we can achieve sustainable and exceptional results for your organization. Here's my LinkedIn profile.

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Passion
Passion

In the dining room of the Hotelschool The Hague was a tapestry with the text: ‘I do not eat to live, I live to eat’. Every organization has a distinct (or sometimes unspoken) motto that fits like a glove. If part of a vision and well used people will carry this with them forever. In my case a passion for delicious food and good wine. Passion in an organization delivers outstanding results and engaged employees. Wherever there is passion, energy is flowing. I bring both to work.

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Ambition
Ambition

I set goals with the ambition to achieve them. I like to challenge myself to get the best out of me. In sports, running or cycling, the bigger the distance, the bigger the challenge, the more fun. A marathon, the Amstel Gold Race; by training hard one can achieve a lot. On a professional level I enjoy the challenge to execute complex projects practically and efficiently. This way, the organization will still have plenty of energy to carry on and achieve the ultimate goal.

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Creativity
Creativity

Acting has been my passion since elementary school. On a day to day basis, on the work floor, I notice situations that are part of Shakespeare’s plays. Acting has been an enormous help to be able imagine myself in someone else’s shoes. Learning a new role is not just learning the text but also listening to and interacting with your fellow actors. The creative process to create a performance is teamwork. Working together in that other theatre, the workplace, delivers also the best results.

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Committed
Committed

I sold this drawing to raise money for the Homeride, a 500 kilometre cycling tour through Holland. Through politics, board memberships of neighbourhood organisations and volunteer work I am committed to social responsibility. That is why I dedicate part of my time, free of charge, to advise NGOs and charities. I do this because I believe everyone can make a contribution to making this world a better place to live in. Send me a mail, or call me, if you would like to benefit from this.

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Inspiration
Inspiration

Travelling is a source of inspiration to me; I like to explore different cultures. This has contributed to my success in international organizations where diversity is a given. Every trip gives me new insight which I use daily. Sometimes philosophical, sometimes practical. On the picture, for example, you can see the result of a crash in Australia. I learned that brakes are placed the other way around on a bike there. A rather painful learning moment if you have to brake going downhill.

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ABOUT ME

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