Athene Consult

Dries Van Nieuwenhuyse


        Performance Management Coach and Decision-Making Facilitator






“Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.”

Winston Churchill

Understanding what goes wrong

If we want to change the way we take decisions, we first need to understand the hard and soft factors of the decision-making process. An objective inventory of the existing infrastructure, sources, transformations and output gives a good first impression. The hierarchical decision flows are next analysed and documented. The toughest part however remains in the political domain.

Through interviews and workshops we unravel social (often non-fact-based) influencing through group thinking and other psychological behaviour. A first view on the psychological mix of decision-makers and their dynamics is obtained. As a second opinion the eye of an external observer is not coloured and helps pinpointing areas for improvements that really make the difference.

Decision-making effectiveness audit…