A woman in the upper echelons

Work hard, persevere, and stay who you are

Greta Thunberg is hot these days: a girl who, by herself, seems to have gotten the sluggish issue of environmental policy moving. In our interview about humble leadership, former Vice President of the internationally successful chip manufacturer, NXP, Renée van der Burg, mentions this 16-year-old Swede as a shining example: “This is what one person with confidence can achieve.” Believe in what you are doing and getting in there to do the dirty work – these are the most important lessons Renée can impart,as a woman in the male-dominated world of management. And – making your own success; seizing opportunities, even when you are not 100% sure of them.

Leadership – but different

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