4 tips on how to deal with an embarrassing mistake

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. It was a Friday afternoon. I was sitting with my manager, another colleague and a client in the small meeting room of the office. We had been working hard to meet a deadline and one hour before the meeting, we realized that a terrible mistake had been made…. The project was…

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Review: “Don’t look down” (Richard Branson)

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Richard Branson is an adventurer, a visionary, a father, a husband and a businessman. I took the opportunity to see him at the INSPIRATION360 event in Amsterdam. His stories inspired me and I wanted to see his new documentary “Don’t look down” which recently came out. This article is a review…

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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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Your guide on how to comment on blogs

I love writing blogs and I enjoy getting comments from you. In my blogs I give you my ideas and experiences on a particular subject. Your comments help me to broaden my viewpoint and to learn. I understand that some readers are wondering how they can react to my blogs or any other blog. In…

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5 steps to overcome mental fatigue

The brain is like a muscle and it needs a variety in stimulus. After studying, course or some major work, the brain can feel ‘full” and tired. It has to rearrange all knowledge and experiences which have been stored on the temporary drive of the brain. The first step is give your brain a rest….

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Your favorite blog topic here!

Nederlands hier Over the last years I’ve been blogging about different topics which came to me while coaching, training, networking surfing the web, reading or just visiting friends. Actually my first idea to blog about was born while listening to the radio! Since then I have been writing about dealing with challenges, setting goals, taking opportunities, reflection,…

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To do: make a quarterly report

The quarter of this year is over and I just submitted my tax report to the authorities. It’s actually a financial statement including how much taxes I’ve paid on my purchases and how much I have received for my services. I shows very well how I did on a financial level over the last 3 months….

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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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