For ordinary people building extraordinary companies together.

We believe that cross-company communities united by a strong drive to do good in the workplace have the power to transform people and entire businesses. Our mission is to help leaders, workers, managers and students experience inspiring workplaces and nurture an experimental garden for building extraordinary empowering companies together.

Nick & Unbossers Network

 

 

 

5 ways to leverage
the transformative power of our network.

For individuals

Every year, professionals from seven companies gather regularly to pause, build connections, and share knowledge, empowering each other to confront and overcome their challenges.

For teams

Every year, rotating teams from five companies unite for a year-long journey, sparking a wildfire of dialogue and best practices across their organizations.

For workshops

A tailor-made experience custom-made for one company that will change perspectives on the organization’s challenges for ever.

For implementation

If you’re tired of big transformation projects amidst already overloaded operations, with limited results, then our micro-action implementation approach might be something for you.

For events

Need an inspiring moderator or keynote speaker for your event? Our Network has you connected.

Or start simple

With a inspiring conversation over a great cup of coffee.

Doing good works!

The bible for ordinary people building
extraordinary organizations.

How can we reestablish meaningful connections in business? How do we prioritize humanity while striving for optimal business outcomes? And are workplace well-being and financial success truly contradictory, or can they complement each other?

 

Unbossers Network founder Nick Van Langendonck embarked on a journey to find answers. After hitting a personal and professional rockbottom, he traveled across Europe, India, and the Middle East. Along the way, he encountered remarkable individuals and gained profound insights. Yet, unexpectedly, he unearthed the ultimate wisdom within the pages of the oldest book in the world, hidden in his wife’s old suitcase …

 

Join him as he delves into the myths of the Bible and uncovers…

3 examples of companies whose generous support helps us keep creating relevant ressources for our growing worldwide audience.

Transformation in a highly regulated business – together with ABM Amro
  • How to Initiate and Lead Significant Corporate Transformation as a Non-CEO manager
  • How to Go from 278 to 5 managers in one day
  • How to implement Autonomy and Responsibility
  • How to foster Psychological Safety in a Digital Workplace
  • How to cut cost by half whilst maximizing customer satisfaction
  • And much more.
Radical empowerment at scale – together with Buurtzorg
  • How frontline teams hire (and fire) people, do budgeting and serve customers
  • The role of the manager and back-office in self-management
  • How to organizing solution driven meetings
  • How to guarantee quality without quality managers
  • And much more.
Overcoming market disruptions with a vision for the next 100 years – together with DaddyKate
  • How to Craft a Compelling Long-Term Vision in a Blue Collar Company
  • How to Making Company Values work
  • How to implement Customer-Centricity in an Efficiency-Driven Market
  • How to Cultivate Culture whilst growing by Acquisitions
  • How to implement Profit-Sharing Processes
  • And much more

Explore more below to see how ordinary people are building extraordinary companies!

“We wouldn’t have achieved the success of Technopolis the past 5 years without Nick and his Network.”

– Stephane Berghmans, CEO Technopolis (LinkedIn)

“Inspired by fellow leaders with similar organizational challenges. It felt super supportive.”

–  Veerle Simkens, Organization & Partnership Development, Colruyt Group (LinkedIn)

“I no longer feel alone in my mission to put our people first.”

– Lucas Reitsema, lead Exellys (LinkedIn)

“A great network with so many interesting and inspirational people .”

– Thijs Claes, ceo Daddykate (LinkedIn)

“Thanks to Unbossers, employees have stepped up to make our organisation more customer-centric.”

– An Van den Eynde, ceo Komma Board (LinkedIn)

Upcoming activities

25/07 – Summer Online Session – Is your HR ready for the new ESG regulations?

Women in Europe earn, on average, 13% less than men. This has been the case for years, and it's not improving. That's why Europe is coming up with rules on salary transparency.

How does your HR team put ESG rules into practice soon? Large companies will already have to report on employee wages starting next year. SMEs will follow in 2027. Find out during this online webinar cohosted with experts from Teal Partners and SD Worx.

20/08 – Summer Online Session – Is your HR ready for the new ESG regulations?

Women in Europe earn, on average, 13% less than men. This has been the case for years, and it's not improving. That's why Europe is coming up with rules on salary transparency.

How does your HR team put ESG rules into practice soon? Large companies will already have to report on employee wages starting next year. SMEs will follow in 2027. Find out during this online webinar cohosted with experts from Teal Partners and SD Worx.

26/11 – Book Launch Event – Doing Good Works (for Dutch speakers only)

This will be a very special event celebrating the launch of our book “Doing Good Works – The Bible for Ordinary People Building Extraordinary Businesses.”

This event will take place in a repurposed church. It will be an immersive experience with inspiring guest speakers, music and more. We will come together to celebrate people, work and organizations.

It is our hope that this moment is not just a book launch, but a celebration of community and the power of positive change in the corporate world.

We’d love to tell you everything about our network!

Let’s spark the conversation?

Our latest Blogs, Videos & Podcasts

Free e-book! The 5 human characteristics of the persona of the biblical God that changed my perspective on leadership forever.

This e-book explores transformative leadership qualities inspired by biblical theology. It highlights five essential traits for effective leadership: humility, integrity, empathy, vision, and courage. Overall, it advocates for a leadership style rooted in these characteristics to foster understanding, support, growth, inspiration, and trust among team members.