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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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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Book review: “Originals” by Adam Grant

Have you ever heard of a vuja-de? It is the opposite of a déjà vu! We face something familiar, but we see it in a fresh way that enables us to gain new insights into old problems. This is one way how an original works. In his new book ‘Originals’, Adam Grant, professor Management and…

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3 reasons why engineers need coaching (too)

I was an employee of an engineering company for nearly 15 years. There, I worked with great professionals including architects, contractors, government officials, draftsmen and real estate developers.  Most engineers are dedicated to their work & field and some of them are more successful at it than others. I often wondered what the reason is for…

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How to deal with a missed opportunity

I just realized that I missed an opportunity this weekend. An opportunity which could have changed my life big time. Until the end of the weekend I did didn’t see it coming and just this afternoon, “BAM!”, it hit me. My first reaction was to feel miserable, insecure and angry. Not at someone else, but…

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