Paul Donders: a master
Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Team Development, Organisational and Strategic Consultancy, Transition Management
His passion is to inspire and help professionals and leaders to discover their unique talents and passion, and grow in a healthy way into their full potential.
Paul Donders is an inspiring speaker and an established strategic advisor. He is Chairman of the Board of xpand-international and CEO of xpand-Nederland.
Originally, Paul studied Architecture in Dortmund (Germany) from 1977-1981. Obtained various experience in designing housing-projects, public building and industrial building-projects. He founded the training and consultancy firm xpand in 1988 in Germany. Today xpand is an European consultancy firm with offices in 9 countries, and about 100 professional consultants. Over 30.000 participants attended xpand trainings over the last 24 years.
As executive coach Paul supported Board-members and C-level managers of numerous national and international companies, as well as a range of social profit organizations (especially in the area of Health Care). His trainings always contain motivating as well as exercise elements to ensure the transformation of insights into the reality of challenging daily practise of the participants. He is a licensed master-trainer in DISC personality profile Analysis Tools and a licensed trainer in SOI – Structure of Intelligence Testing Tools (by Dr. Guilford).
Paul wrote 9 books which are published in English, German and Dutch.
• Creative Life planning (1997) (UK-DE-NL-NO)
• The art of leading people (1999) (DE-NL)
• Power check for teenagers (2001) (DE-NL)
• Authentic Leadership (2005) (DE-NL)
• Inspiring Leadership (2008) (NL)
• Discovering your vocation (2010) (DE)
• Value centered leadership (2011) (UK-DE-NL)
• The power of appreciation (2011) (DE)
• Developing mastery in your professional life (2012) (NL)