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?
THE BENEFITS OF BEING BORED
Reading time: 2 minutesThinking time: maybe 30? Yesterday I got really bored. So incredibly bored it made me feel sad and lonely. Not lonely as in missing other people, but lonely as in missing perspective. A bit helpless even. Me against an angry world. And although I love my clients, I was not looking forward… Continue reading THE BENEFITS OF BEING BORED
THOUGHT OF THE DAY
Knowing others is intelligence Knowing yourself is true wisdom Mastering others is strength Mastering yourself is true power -- Lao Tzu
Reading time (in minutes): 2 Thinking time (in minutes): At least 5 (I hope) "Hi, it's mom" "I can see that, mom" No matter how 'hip' and up with my time I do believe to be, sometimes one just can't deny the years of age. Especially when it comes down to IT (what cloud?) and… Continue reading OLD SKOOL
Reading time (in minutes): 2 Thinking time (in minutes): At least 5 "If you want other consequences, you simply need to make a different choice" - Credits to Charles "Why aren't you writing anymore?" I was asked lately. "I always loved reading your blogs and posts." I can't say it took me by surprise, because… Continue reading FOCUS
LOOPBAAN EN CARRIÈRE: HET DISCOMFORT VAN DE COMFORTZONE
Leestijd: 1 minuut "Het discomfort van de comfortzone." Een uitspraak tijdens één van mijn gesprekken de afgelopen week. Ik vond deze zo mooi. Over hoe je eindelijk weer heerlijk comfortabel zit in je rol en tegelijk alweer begint te verlangen naar de volgende stap in je carrière. Eindelijk gedaan met die twijfel, onzekerheid, "kan… Continue reading LOOPBAAN EN CARRIÈRE: HET DISCOMFORT VAN DE COMFORTZONE
THE SEARCH FOR CONNECTEDNESS
Reading time: 2 minutes Being presented a potential business opportunity one simply can’t refuse, I had my first project group meeting last week. As we – four local entrepreneurs - all came running in in a hurry and with too many thoughts and ideas on our plates, we decided to start our meeting with… Continue reading THE SEARCH FOR CONNECTEDNESS
DE PARABEL VAN DE BARMHARTIGE SAMARITAAN
Leestijd: 2 minuten Los van het feit dat ik als Vlaamse Katholiek ben opgevoed, heeft deze post op zich niet zozeer met geloof te maken. In alle eerlijkheid, ik moest het verhaal ook even opnieuw nalezen. Hoe een man overvallen werd door rovers en daarna half dood en - naakt langs de kant van… Continue reading DE PARABEL VAN DE BARMHARTIGE SAMARITAAN
WHY ‘FOLLOW YOUR HEART’ IS BAD ADVICE
Reading time: 3 minutes Being a Feeling creature, I have always trusted and followed my heart. In everything. Whether I was buying a house, a car, choosing a career or a travel destination, or simply buying a beautiful pair of shoes. Even more, in 99% of those rare situations that I let my reasoning… Continue reading WHY ‘FOLLOW YOUR HEART’ IS BAD ADVICE
A WOMAN WITH A MISSION!
Reading time: 3 minutes It’s on my personal vision board for 2018. In between a picture of a breath taking turquoise lagoon with white sandy beaches and Tony Robbins: “A woman with a mission!” Small, cyan blue letters on a white background. If you’d have to find it you’d have to look for it… Continue reading A WOMAN WITH A MISSION!