Positive Thinking doesn’t Really Work

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Thinking positive can help you feel good now, but what can you do to have a more sustainable impact in your future? This article helps you to take positive action and being positive.

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A Simple Technique to Make Your Day (and Someone else’s) Better

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The reason for this article is the book “How to make friends and influence people” by Dale Carnegie. He describes 40 principles for a better and happier life, for example, by trying to see somebody else’s viewpoint. My article is about another principle: Smile! How you can smile easier for real and what are the benefits of smiling.

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You Really DON’T Want This!

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In earlier articles I wrote about how you can deal with resistance from groups. This article is about individuals who are in resistance and how you can help these people to quickly make a conscious choice to actively participate or do something else.

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On Dealing with Resistance from a Group

Every leader, team manager, trainer or director sometimes has to deal with resistance from a group. How do you deal with that? In this article I give you 6 personal tips to get a group moving again by creating trust, security and engaged.

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How to have more Courage in Life

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Summary: Do you do have to do something challenging today? A presentation, an important conversation? Do you have a difficult challenge that you are afraid of? This article is about courage, how you can find courage and how you can develop it. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. “That was courageous of you, Freek.” This is what…

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Turning your Problems into Steppingstones

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Summary: We are living in busy and stressful times. That’s why we sometimes react too quickly to our troubles, problems or challenges. This article is about turning these problems into steppingstones in order to move further on. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. A Parable Once upon a time there was a traveler who was walking late…

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Secrets of Successful Multidisciplinary Teams

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Summary: Multidisciplinary teams can successfully work together if there is a good preparation of the project, if attention is given to action, interaction and reflection. This applies to professionals who are working together for a short time and for international teams who are working on a project for many years. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. I…

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How to find your WHY

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Summary: Review of the book “Find your Why” by Simon Sinek. Through discovering and living your WHY, you can find more fulfillment and passion in your work. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. I am sure you’re great in what you do like making calculations or designing structures. Perhaps you’re a specialist in consulting, with Excel sheets, databases…

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How do you become a Commercial Engineer?

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Voor Nederlands, klik hier. When I just started as a technical assistant with an engineering firm, I enjoyed my new work a lot. I loved it to make better calculations, choose parameters and to write reports. Often, the reports included beautiful annexes in color showing the areas of influence areas of the (geohydrological) calculations. As…

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My favorite Coaching Technique

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Voor Nederlands, klik hier. A Goal without plan is just a wish -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry This time I am sharing one of my most favorite and most successful coaching techniques. The technique can be used in one-on-one sessions, in groups or for self-reflection. Why? I think this technique is so simple that anyone can apply…

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