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 you say Things

Summary: This article is about the Process Communication Model®. A model based on 6 different types of communication (personality types) within us, that can be used to manage stress, to communicate more effectively with others in harmony as you tune-in to the world of someone else. Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Last week I was on a…

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6+1 strategies to convince others

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Last week I went to an engineering conference. “Engineers are generally modest” was the statement of one of the speakers. That reminded me of Ralph Waldo Emerson who said “A great man is always willing to be little.” This may not always be effective. Later that day there was a discussion…

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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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