Another easy way to learn and to get inspired

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Voor Nederlands, klik hier. Are you looking for an easy way to learn new things and to get inspired? Of course you can go to a network event, follow a course or read a book. This article is about another easy and fun way to achieve this without having to leave the house. I recently…

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This is how you make a business plan for yourself

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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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Zo maak je een businessplan voor jezelf

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For English, click here. De meeste bedrijven hebben een business plan. Dit is een officieel document met een samenvatting, een overzicht van het bedrijf, wat informatie over producten en/of diensten, een marketing plan en de financiële details van de onderneming. Het is een hoop werk en de meeste investeerders willen dit zien voordat ze in…

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8 tips to be more productive

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Last time I wrote a review of the book “Originals’ by Adam Grant. He writes that Originals are great procrastinators . Examples are Leonardo da Vinci and Martin Luther King Jr. One advantage of procrastination, Grant says, is that you can find a new angle or a new idea to complete your task. But at one point you…

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Your guide on how to comment on blogs

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I love writing blogs and I enjoy getting comments from you. In my blogs I give you my ideas and experiences on a particular subject. Your comments help me to broaden my viewpoint and to learn. I understand that some readers are wondering how they can react to my blogs or any other blog. In…

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5 steps to overcome mental fatigue

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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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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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ONE exercise to find out what you’re good at or what you need to do (includes a FREE gift)

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If you want to find out what you’re good at or what you need to do in times of change, the lifeline exercise might help you. The exercise is very simple, you just need to take time for it. In essence you will review key events in your life. These can be the graduation from high…

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How to be nearly always happy

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Voor Nederlands, klik hier. I came across a survey which said that 52% of the participants nearly always feel happy. A long time ago, I used to tell to my friends that I was nearly always happy. This is still the case. Social Media is overwhelming us with tips and tricks on how to lead…

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Boost your LinkedIn profile in 10 mins!

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Recently, I went to an Open Circles event and got a few tips to boost your LinkedIn profile. They are so simple and you can make some big changes in just 10 minutes. I’ve narrowed them down to 10 tips. Here’s how: 1)Profile picture Make sure that you have a recent and resembling profile picture….

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