Find your inner leader

Coaching & Leadership development

Before you can lead others, you must first learn to lead yourself. Our services are tailored to help you discover your leadership potential and to increase your self-awareness.

We challenge you to break patterns. You will discover new possibilities, change your perspective and increase your impact as a leader.

“The world needs leaders who dare to be authentic, congruent, and vulnerable. They lead others by example” ~ Niels

At “BolsterKracht”, we help develop the leaders of the future. We are deeply motivated to challenge leaders to make full use of their qualities and potential. It is our mission to support leaders that have an impact within organizations and on society as a whole.

The origin of BolsterKracht

BolsterKracht was founded in 2015 by Niels Loendersloot. After a successful career in IT and financial services he found people more interesting than computers. He developed a holistic leadership model that incorporates both EQ and IQ and forms the basis for BolsterKracht’s services. Niels has trained and coached more than 250 leaders across different sectors and has a demonstrated track record in unlocking potential of leaders, teams and organizations.

BolsterKracht is widely recognised for its no-nonsense training and coaching services that drive impact for leaders.


Female and male leadership in balance

Much can be said about leadership and its qualities. What often emerges is the importance of using both typically male and female qualities. In times of crises a great appeal is done towards taking personal leadership. In my view, rational and intuitive thinking and action form the basis. Taking charge of work and life while remaining true to yourself. Knowing which male and female qualities contribute to and integrate good personal leadership is essential.

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Authentic Leadership

Being a male or female is one of the strongest identifications we as humans know. Even before you receive your name, this identity is already established. From that moment on you will be an inseparable part of the collective of men or women.Unfortunately, men are responsible for a large part of the current imbalance in the world. The results are visible at the top of business, politics, the way we interact with women and the state of our climate. Men now face the challenge of developing a new, more mature form of masculinity. At BolsterKracht we use a model for mature male leadership. This model consists of four archetypal quadrants, each with their own positive and negative pole. Mature male leadership resides in the center of these poles.

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Individuals and companies like to work with us. This is what they say about their experiences:

"The way I approach life now, is a life-size gift that I received through coaching. I am myself, and that is why people like to work with me. I now also speak for large groups with natural confidence.”
Veerle Communications Engineer Business Applications product lead
“Everyone has difficult moments. When I have such a moment now, I can fall back on what I learned during the coaching. That gives confidence and strength. Niels gives you concrete tools that you can apply immediately.”
Dick Marketing & communication manager
“I experienced working together with Niels in the coaching as reliable and safe. He managed to get my shield down quite quickly, which allowed me to spend more time achieving my goals.”
Paul IT-delivery manager
“In our collaboration, I appreciate how Niels coaches’ groups and individual trainees. He is a good listener, analyses what is said, asks striking questions and is incredibly involved. Our trainees experience his coaching as very valuable.”
Sandra Professional skills trainer/coach
"We work in an agile environment and Niels' working method is fully in line with the manifesto of agile software development. He puts working with people above processes. With him, our teams learn to collaborate consciously with other teams instead of being competitive."
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"The insights that I have received are of such value that I will never forget them. Highly recommended for anyone looking for their next goal in life."