A new leader, so what?

A new leader, so what?

Recently we have a puppy. A long-cherished wish has been fulfilled. After much deliberation, we made the decision, and she has now been with us for almost 8 weeks. The puppy holds up a beautiful mirror to me every day because I am directly confronted with my own...

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It is possible to keep connected online.

It is possible to keep connected online.

The power of language We have all been dealing with "social distancing" for months. The words themselves have a huge impact. It seems as if you are no longer allowed to have or to make social contact with each other. Language and the power of language fascinate me...

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Decision-making difficult?

Decision-making difficult?

Did you know that we make about 35,000 decisions a day? That already starts when you get up. When your alarm goes off, do you snooze or get up? How long are you going to shower? What clothes do you pick to wear? First, check your smartphone or drink coffee first? What...

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What are you telling yourself?

What are you telling yourself?

Unconsciously, we say more to ourselves than we realize. To what extent are you aware of this? And do you realize the impact of it on you? Countless thoughts Because every day we have between 40,000 to 60,000 thoughts a day. Since we are all humans and humans are...

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Why, what, how, but what about WHEN?

Why, what, how, but what about WHEN?

We now all know the 'Golden Circle' with why what and how. I am an absolute fan of it myself because it is so wonderfully simple. The new reality and the search for the best timing Timing has kept me pretty busy in recent months. COVID-19 has made my days look very...

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You are not what you do, right or not?

You are not what you do, right or not?

Culture intrigues me. Because culture is about people and their behavior, and I love people. Their behavior and the way people interact with each other. The unwritten rules, norms, and values ‚Äč‚Äčthat we have often unconsciously agreed upon with each other. In other...

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Boost your confidence in just 2 minutes

Boost your confidence in just 2 minutes

By nature we as humans are used to influence and be influenced by each other. How useful would it be if you could use this influence to boost yourself up in just 2 minutes? What do you do when you are successful or when you have achieved something? Exactly, you put...

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I love to KISS

I love to KISS

I love to KISS Yes, I do. I love to Keep It Simple, Stupid. People who know me a bit better will undoubtedly recognize this saying. What surprises me and makes me curious is the phenomenon that we as humans sometimes make things so unnecessarily complex. In practice,...

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People only change when having a sense of urgency

People only change when having a sense of urgency

You may recognize the following. People who claim that we only change when there is an urgent problem? COVID-19 is a good and current example of this. Organizations and their employees have been engaged in discussions and plans for years about further digitization,...

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