ONE Tip for Better Collaboration

Summary: This article is especially for teams who want to work together more effectively. For teams who want to improve the quality of collaboration on the workplace and want to start a dialogue with one another. The article describes the Everything DiSC Workplace® profile and how that can help teams and individuals to effective relationships….

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The Power of Moments (book review)

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Summary: This article is a book review of “The Power of Moments” by Chip and Dan Heath. It helps you to recognize moments and to turn them into powerful moments. The result is a life with more joy, purpose, compassion and meaningful connections. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. What are special moments in your life? Probably…

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What are Good Questions?

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Summary: Do you find it hard to start a conversation with someone or to continue with a good conversation during an event? This article is about asking good questions to create a connection, show empathy and to help people reflect. It contains 35 good questions you can ask others (or answer for yourself). Voor Nederlands,…

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How to Stay Authentic

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Summary: This article gives you 6 ways to stay authentic. Staying authentic will help you to be more confident, calm, appreciated, successful and happy. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Products and people who are authentic tend to be more successful. You remember them better, you trust them more and they make you feel good, enthusiastic or…

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The Haka is More than a Little Dance

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Summary: In this article I explain the power of a Haka workshop and how the Haka can be used as an instrument for more leadership, connection or self-confidence to experience and share more happiness. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. For several years, I have been giving Haka workshops throughout the Netherlands and Belgium. I come to…

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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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From Engineer to Manager

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Twenty years ago, I started as a staff engineer at a big engineering firm. Over the next 10 years, I was involved in multidisciplinary projects worldwide. Then I was asked to manage a team of highly skilled laboratory technicians. They would test soil samples for mechanical properties such as consolidation, shear…

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What you need to know about empathy

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. In my first Podcast, I talked with Henk Nieboer. He said that a good engineer needs empathy. This can be a challenge for some engineers who just thrill to make calculations, write reports or give advice. In this article I am explaining what empathy is, what the benefits are and how…

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