Why do we call them soft skills when they are the hardest to get? If we call them soft we imply they are fluffy, fluid, intangible, or difficult to measure. I do agree that certain focused skills are essential. That hiring coders who can’t code, salespeople who can’t sell is a short road to failure. … Continue reading Skills..hard or soft, what if we call them real?
Do you know that feeling...this is only happening to me? Why me again? Calimero knows what you are talking about. This was also what happened on the moment I made this amazing little girl on the picture, but I can tell you she is a HERO. During a seminar Happiness @work this week, I heard … Continue reading Really? Can we make Calihero’s of the Calimero’s?
A friend of mine shared an amazing short movie earlier this week. It is a story about how we take part in a rat race for happiness, why do we do this, I was wondering, and I think some things we cannot explain. Sometimes we get caught, and we do not even realize that we … Continue reading The rat race for happiness
Why I decided to say yes and how I became the first ambassador of many others that followed me for the Just Keep it challenge? Let me start by explaining what #JKI is: From the 1st October to 21st of October 2018, the amazing sisters Gwenny & Yoneko Nurtantio launched the first 21 days challenge … Continue reading Why sometimes you just need to keep it
September 21st every year is World Alzheimer’s Day around the world. An international campaign aimed at raising awareness and challenge the common stigma that surrounds Alzheimer related dementia. I had the change to present an event this week for "Koning Boudewijnstichting/ Fondation Roi Baudouin" to celebrate their 10 years work on dementia. In a collaboration with many … Continue reading …because we are still the same person…
All great athletes have coaches, they have a team of coaches most of the time. And although you are maybe not a top athlete, you could also think of getting a coach. Because it is important for all human beings to reach their peak. And to get there, most of us need support. Someone supporting … Continue reading To take a coach or not to take a coach?
I decided some time ago to say yes when they asked me to become a mentor. I found it a real honor to get this question, as it feels to me I have the ability to pass my experience and to give other a drive to go for their dreams and talents. Mentorship and sponsorship … Continue reading Mentoring, a next step in my career.