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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8 tips to be more productive

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Recently, I wrote a review of the book “Originals’ by Adam Grant. He writes that Originals are great procrastinators . Examples are Leonardo da Vinci and Martin Luther King Jr. One advantage of procrastination, Grant says, is that you can find a new angle or a new idea to complete your task. But…

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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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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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How to Deal with an Elephant in the Room

How to deal with an elephant in the room Zilvold Coaching & Training

Summary: This article is about how to address difficult issues that you would rather not discus at work or at home. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. The elephant in the room is an issue which no one seems to address, but you feel it and it can paralyze you. It can be a sore spot, something politically…

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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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Ik geniet ervan om te bloggen. Het helpt mij om mijn gedachten duidelijk te ordenen en ik leer er ontzettend veel van! Laat mij je helpen door een blog te schrijven over zaken waar je op dit moment mee te maken hebt, op je werk, in je carrière of thuis. Het beste van alles is dat het gratis is!

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