Reading time: 2 minutes Thinking time: that's entirely up to you ;) Funny thing how the maximum speed limit in the Netherlands came down from 130 to 100 kilometers per hour during the day just as the Covid-19 virus obliged pretty much the whole world to slow down in all aspects as well. It is… Continue reading SLOWING DOWN OR SPEEDING UP?
Leestijd: 2 minuten En nu ben ik er echt klaar mee! Ik ontmoette de afgelopen tijd weer zoveel vrouwen die zich nodeloos kleiner maken dan ze zijn. "Strategische ervaring? Neen, niet echt". "Een expert in mijn vakgebied? Nou, hou op". "Ik die rol van voorzitter? Hmm weet niet of ik dat wel kan waarmaken".… Continue reading GENOEG GEZEURD OVER MEER VROUWEN AAN DE TOP
Reading time: 8 minutes May, a month of Holidays, snipp days, short weeks, the first hot summer days. Challenging times when it comes to balancing work and life, in whatever direction your balance may tend to weigh. Are you the one working too much? Or the one lacking focus? The one stressing out? As… Continue reading THE WHEEL OF BUSINESS AND LIFE, UPW LONDON 2018
Stakeholder Management and Personal Leadership Dream big, and spend your Money wisely! Reading time: 5 minutes Yesterday I got my daughter her first youth debit card. Need I tell you how proud she was? Smart as she is she immediately shared the details of her account with her closest family so all of us… Continue reading 6 WAYS TO MAKE SURE YOUR EBA STATUS DOESN’T RUIN YOUR CAREER
3 Ways to use your emotions to your advantage Reading time: 6 minutes I used to be a youth leader for vKSJ, now KSA, leading the girls aged 16+. Our leadership team being a bunch of socially engaged, highly intelligent and ambitious enterprising young girls. Pretty sure we were going to make the world… Continue reading WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU MAKES YOU STRONGER VERSION 2.0
Reading time: 3 minutes We all know the drill. We're busy. Working hard. Playing hard. Because we have this dream. The dream of a meaningful life filled with joy and happiness. We've learned along the way that the things that really matter usually can't be bought. Think about love. And health. We said goodbye… Continue reading FOR A BETTER FUTURE. AND A BETTER TODAY
Reading time: 3 minutes Whilst the ultimate goal of working 24/7 to retire early and rich is being more and more replaced by living each day of our life to the fullest, many executives are still struggling with this whole idea of authentic leadership and a balanced work and life. I’m not just talking… Continue reading SOUL SEARCHING FOR EXECUTIVES
Reading time: 2 minutes In the past days I was nearly driven off the road three times (although I'm everything but a slow driver), I got looked at askew in the supermarket being friendly to a woman that was not as mobile as we are (and by consequence not as fast), and whilst shopping… Continue reading HOW ABOUT SOME COMMON COURTESY?
Reading time: 4 minutes Exactly 3 years ago I wrote a blog post about how the teens and young adults I’m working with through BigFish4.kids are – although developing their own personality – often behaving purely based on the input they get from the outside. How they are still able to simply be happy,… Continue reading LET’S HAVE “THE TALK” (A PRACTICAL EXERCISE)
Reading time: 4 minutes I’m not much of a soccer fanatic but European Championships have something special. I've learned to enjoy them after spending an afternoon in Antwerp with some of my former Belgian and Dutch Adecco colleagues. Supporting the Dutch team on a big screen. Us all being dressed up completely in orange.… Continue reading DEAR BELGIAN, IT’S TIME TO UNPLUG THE MODESTY