Communicate better (with DISC)!

communiceer beter (met Disc)!

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. In my last article, I wrote that I had quite a hard time with clients who were imposing or condescending. Do you also have trouble to communicate with people who are dominant? Everyone has their own communication style or -preference. In this article, I’ll show you how to identify a communication…

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My 5 Main Lessons which I Have Learned at an Engineering Firm

Klik hier voor Nederlands. I can still remember it as if it was yesterday.  It was June 2011. A colleague helped me to bring my boxes to the car with a trolley. I drove home on the highway and then it happened. I could no longer withstand it. The tears rolled over my cheeks. After…

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Going beyond Perfectionism in 6 Steps

Going beyond Perfectionism in 6 Steps

Perfectionism: Extreme or obsessive striving for perfection, as in one’s work. -Webster’s New World College Dictionary Voor Nederlands, klik hier. This article is about perfectionism and how to deal with it. I have decided to write it in one stretch and not to take days (or weeks) for it. Also, I will not let anyone…

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Time to recharge! (part 1)

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. A well-deserved holiday is approaching for most of you.  Finally time to recharge, regroup, ground, touch base, get inspiration, rest, regenerate or even heal. Others still have to work hard to finish those deadlines. In this article I am giving you some tips on how to recharge while still at home…

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Happiness is simple to GRasP

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. A while ago, I heard a “Happiness Professor” on the radio. He talked about Happiness and how to find it. Apparently, it’s simple to grasp it. Huh? First, you have to have Goals in life. Man wants to be doing things and be useful. If not, then everything stands still, and soon…

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Review: “Don’t look down” (Richard Branson)

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Richard Branson is an adventurer, a visionary, a father, a husband and a businessman. I took the opportunity to see him at the INSPIRATION360 event in Amsterdam. His stories inspired me and I wanted to see his new documentary “Don’t look down” which recently came out. This article is a review…

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Let’s see where we are

Klik hier voor Nederlands. Another couple of weeks to go until a new year. It’s time to see where we are and to look ahead to where we are going.     This year has been my best year ever as a professional coach, trainer & consultant! I am most grateful for that I am able…

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This is how you make a business plan for yourself

Zilvold Coaching & Training

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Most companies have a business plan. This is a formal document including an executive summary, a company overview, some information about products and/or services, a marketing plan, and details of the company’s financial plan. It’s a lot of work and most investors require this before putting money in your company. Two…

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100 ways to experience more joy and happiness

Voor Nederlands, klik hier. We all feel down sometimes and it is not always possible to be happy and joyful all day. That’s okay. I do believe that life is more enjoyable when we’re happy. Here are some ways to experience more joy and happiness in life: Smile (when you’re waking up) Listen (carefully) Read…

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100 manieren om meer vreugde en geluk te ervaren

For English, click here. We voelen ons allemaal wel eens niet zo goed en het is het niet altijd mogelijk om de hele dag gelukkig en blij te zijn. Dat is ok. Ik geloof wel dat het leven leuker is als we gelukkig zijn. Hier zijn een aantal manieren om meer vreugde en geluk te ervaren…

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