A Blog for more Courage

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Are you less confident or actually a little stressed in the following situations too? when doing a presentation or giving a talk At networking events and walking up to strangers Convincing others When delivering some bad news to colleagues or clients Calling a prospect (cold call) When asking your manager for…

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How to have successful job interviews

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. I am sitting in a nice coffee bar enjoying a perfect cappuccino. On my right, two people are sitting on a comfortable couch. They order something and start to talk. It turns out to be a job interview. I rarely listen to the conversations of others, but this time I am…

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The 5 minute journal

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. -Do you think keeping a journal takes too much of your time? -Are you unsure if this will help you with your work or life? -Or you think a journal is only for the “others”?   This article provides you with a technique to write down valuable insights in journal within…

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What you need to know about empathy

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. In my first Podcast, I talked with Henk Nieboer. He said that a good engineer needs empathy. This can be a challenge for some engineers who just thrill to make calculations, write reports or give advice. In this article I am explaining what empathy is, what the benefits are and how…

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Another easy way to learn and to get inspired

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Are you looking for an easy way to learn new things and to get inspired? Of course you can go to a network event, follow a course or read a book. This article is about another easy and fun way to achieve this without having to leave the house. I recently…

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100 ways to experience more joy and happiness

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. We all feel down sometimes and it is not always possible to be happy and joyful all day. That’s okay. I do believe that life is more enjoyable when we’re happy. Here are some ways to experience more joy and happiness in life: Smile (when you’re waking up) Listen (carefully) Read…

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100 manieren om meer vreugde en geluk te ervaren

For English, click here. We voelen ons allemaal wel eens niet zo goed en het is het niet altijd mogelijk om de hele dag gelukkig en blij te zijn. Dat is ok. Ik geloof wel dat het leven leuker is als we gelukkig zijn. Hier zijn een aantal manieren om meer vreugde en geluk te ervaren…

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Zo maak je een keuze in lijn met JOU

For English, click here. Iedere dag moeten we keuzes maken. Sommige zijn klein zoals wat er vanavond gegeten wordt of welke vlucht er geboekt moet worden. Sommige zijn groter en gaan over een aanbod van een nieuw baan, een keuze in opleiding of over relaties. Een paar jaar geleden werd ik geconfronteerd met een grote…

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This is how you make a choice in line with YOU

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Every day we are  faced with choices. Some are small like what to eat for dinner or what flight to book. Others are bigger and deal with job opportunities, a choice in education or relationships. A couple of years ago I was faced with a big career decision in life. I…

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How to enjoy your work until retirement

My late friend Elmo once told me “If you’re happy, stay that way. If not, move!”. These words are of great value to me and are of importance to enjoy your work until retirement. There are a lot of professionals who just love what they’re doing. These include factory workmen, fieldworkers, draftsmen, engineers, cashiers and…

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