Why some of us struggle to work from home and others don't
Reading time: 1 minuteThinking time: the rest of your life? In these strange and unsure times, what might be the single most important challenge for all of us, is to (continue to) set the right goals and to keep the focus (and our energy) on our (read your!) priorities. Don't know where to begin? Here… Continue reading PERSONAL LEADERSHIP: ONE MINUTE EXERCISE
Reading time: 2 minutesThinking time: take as much as you need Crises and survival strategies. Sounds like a perfectly logical combination, right? I guess there's no need to argue on that. The only question is: is your survival strategy empowering or self-limiting? I'm pretty sure, if you chose without paying attention, you picked the wrong… Continue reading WHY COVID-19 MAKES YOU LEAN TOWARDS YOUR LIMITING SURVIVAL STRATEGY
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?
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
Reading time: 4 minutes We’ve all been there before. Struggling to let go. Whether it was a relationship, a certain lifestyle or a job. Situations where we knew it was wiser to let go, nevertheless kept clinging on for much too long. Not to mention that we are in fact not into change at… Continue reading IF YOU CAN’T LET GO, LET IT BE
Reading time: 2 minutes Sometimes I simply don't know anymore. My life is anything but perfect. Based on my own assessment skills I would say I'm definitely struggling more than average. But then again I might be biased. Sometimes I feel as if I have been fighting for my coaching business for over 5… Continue reading A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO PERSONAL LEADERSHIP
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: 5 minutes Today I had a meeting with an “old” client of mine from back in my Adecco days. We had met a few years ago when I just started my own business and now we met again for a coffee and a talk - three years later. At one point in… Continue reading ARE YOU FOLLOWING YOUR TRUE PASSION?
Reading time: 3 minutes Those of you who know me know I’m always catching some big fish. Whether it is personal or professional. Whether it is my big fish or one of my clients’ in an executive Coaching trajectory. Setting goals and working towards it. Result-oriented. Yet one the most frequent issues we are… Continue reading THIS IS IT. YOU ARE ALREADY THERE. 5 SIMPLE TIPS FOR LIVING IN THE MOMENT