What is your Ikigai?

Blue Zone Okinawa

Summary: This article explains how you can find your Ikigai. A Japanese word meaning “life goal” or “the reason for being”. People living their Ikigai feel fulfilled, have wellness, joy, happiness and have balance in the daily routine of life. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. This summer I went to visit the island of Okinawa. It’s…

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Are engineers undervalued? 8 tips for more appreciation

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. “Engineers are undervalued in comparison to other professionals”, someone wrote me. I hear this often. And this despite the fact that technology companies often complain that there is a shortage of engineers. The 2016 salary survey by Technisch Weekblad shows that the pay of an engineer rose considerably by 4.6% compared to previous years. Are engineers…

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