This is how you make a choice in line with YOU

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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

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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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Book review: “Originals” by Adam Grant

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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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3 reasons why engineers need coaching (too)

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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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To do: make a quarterly report

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The quarter of this year is over and I just submitted my tax report to the authorities. It’s actually a financial statement including how much taxes I’ve paid on my purchases and how much I have received for my services. I shows very well how I did on a financial level over the last 3 months….

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