6 Star Leaders

A New Era of Mentoring for a Better World; with Dave Vrijsen

January 23, 2024 Aveline Clarke Season 4 Episode 2
6 Star Leaders
A New Era of Mentoring for a Better World; with Dave Vrijsen
Show Notes

In this episode, we have the privilege of speaking with the incredible Dave Vrijsen, CEO of Sageflow Global and Skillflow. 

During the interview, Dave dives deep into the importance and power of mentoring. He shares how mentoring relationships can fast-track personal and professional growth, enhance leadership abilities, and even decrease employee turnover. Dave's journey to becoming a regional director before the age of 30 was largely attributed to the invaluable mentorship he received along the way. Now, he's on a mission to make mentoring accessible to all, regardless of company size or individual aspirations.

Here’s a summary of our conversation:

15:29 Alignment is key for purpose-based businesses.

23:35 Mentoring is crucial for personal growth.

30:47 Inconsistent mentoring programs can lead to problems.

35:41 Some organizations hesitant to implement mentoring programs.

39:46 Lack of alignment and mentorship costs company.

42:45 Improved mentoring system offers great benefits.

50:52 Mentoring doesn't require years of experience.

and more…


Here’s some information about our guest, Dave:

Dave has managed and implemented large projects with various Fortune 500 organisations throughout Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) as well as throughout Australasia. Focusing predominantly on Leadership, Coaching, Organisational Culture & Organisational Development, he has ensured sustainability as a core Key Performance Indicator during every implementation he led or was part of.

Dave has also gained significant experience as a Strategic Relationship Manager to high profile clients. This experience has provided him with a core set of skills, which he not only effectively utilises in his Business Development activities but also seamlessly translates into his roles as Principal Consultant, Project Director & CEO.

During his latest roles in EMEA & Australasia, Dave’s key focus was on developing global collaboration between various internal organisational departments and multi-national clients resulting in significant and sustainable improvements in quality and speed of service.

What are you famous for, Dave?

I am famous for being personable, passionate and knowledgeable. 

Something Interesting about Dave:

Part of a truly international family, where each member of my direct family was born in a different country.

Love scuba diving and shark feeding. 

Ability to see the world from the client’s perspective and providing them with the tools, knowledge and ability to get from where they are to where they want to be. 

Here's How You Can Contact Dave:

W: https://www.skillflow.com.au

LI: https://www.linkedin.com/

T: https://twitter.com/SkillflowM

I: https://www.instagram.com/sageflow_skillflow/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/SkillFlowMentoring

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