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Etsko Schuitema

The Secret Behind Human Success

Etsko Schuitema, motivational speaker

Etsko Schuitema is the lead partner of the Schuitema Human Excellence Group The Etsko Schuitema model of Intent shows how each person operates on a continuum that is bounded by two unconditional moments: unconditionally here to get and unconditionally here to give. As we engage with the world, we are constantly faced with a choice to act on the basis of our needs (what I want to get) or on our values (what I ought […]

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Values-Driven Behaviour In Leadership

Etsko Schuitema is the Lead Partner in the Schuitema Human Excellence Group It is axiomatic that the key distinction between maturity and immaturity is the difference between giving and taking. A manager who is principally there to get something from his subordinates is not only fundamentally immature, but he will also cultivate resistance from his people over a period of time. The reason for this is that if one is in a relationship with anyone who is trying to […]

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Achieving Life Balance – Step 3

Intent: Exploring The Core of Being Human Etsko Schuitema book review

This article is a 3-part series on “Achieving Life Balance”, and has been adapted from Etsko Schuitema’s book, Intent. We discussed in “Achieving Life Balance – Step 2″, that the process of maturation of the self is the process whereby the intention changes from a focus on taking to a focus on giving. This process is clearly not instantaneous. It is a whole human life that separates birth; the point of unconditional expectation, from death; […]

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Achieving Life Balance – Step 2

Intent: Exploring The Core of Being Human Etsko Schuitema book review

This article is a 3-part series on “Achieving Life Balance”, and has been adapted from Etsko Schuitema’s book, Intent. The Two Moments of Unconditionality In the article “Achieving Life Balance – Step 1″ published yesterday, we discussed that the process of maturation of the self in the process whereby the intention transmutes from the focus on taking to a focus on giving. This process of moving from the one to the other is clearly not […]

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Achieving Life Balance – Step 1

Intent: Exploring The Core of Being Human Etsko Schuitema book review

This article is a 3-part series on “Achieving Life Balance”, and has been adapted from Etsko Schuitema’s book, Intent. The Relationship between You and Other All that is not You is the Other. If you imagine the totality of the Other, it would encapsulate you. The rest of the universe, the absolute other completely surrounds you and you are at its centre. When you get something, the thing that you are getting moves from the […]

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