Tineke Liefhebber (1950)
How do people bring out the best of themselves? By the way, how do they know what’s in it? This has kept me busy since I entered the maze that is human development almost a century ago.
‘Maze’, because it is a quest through invisible pitfalls and blind roads, and because the usual maps, trails and directions do not help me much further. Too many clichés, too many beaten paths, and at the same time, too many tracks leading astray.
I decided to follow my own compass, clearly with the risk of definitively losing all sense of direction. But my carrier pigeon instinct led me to discover fascinating polar and complementary forces within which people develop themselves by trial and error. A discovery that provided the foundation to the Symbool method.