Characteristics of a Good Engineer

Characteristics of a good Engineer Blog Zilvold Coaching & Training

In the past, I have written about essential soft skills of an engineer and how an engineer can be more creative. What followed were book- and film reviews and articles for a wider audience. With this article I go back to basics and write about the characteristics of a good engineer.

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7 ways to listen better

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. One of the 100 ways to experience more joy and happiness is to listen.  A translation of listening into Latin is “audire”. It means the ability to hear and hearing clearly. It is more than sitting back and boarding your own train of thought while someone talks to you . It requires…

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100 ways to experience more joy and happiness

In this article, I will give you 100 different ways to experience more happiness and joy in life. That can come in handy if you’re not feeling well, or if you need a boost and motivation.

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100 manieren om meer vreugde en geluk te ervaren

In dit artikel geef ik je 100 verschillende manieren om meer geluk en vreugde in het leven te ervaren. Dat kan goed van pas komen als je je niet zo goed voelt of een opkikker en motivatie kunt gebruiken.

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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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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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I wonder what life has to teach me today

The other week I read a quote with a question: “Well, I wonder what life has to teach me today?” I’ve been asking this to myself every morning after waking up and I realize that it makes me more relaxed and open to new possibilities. With all the problems, or challenges as I prefer to call…

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