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Suyin’s Friday Thoughts

Every Friday before diving into the weekend I share my thoughts in my weekly blog (in English). Things that touched me, stuff I learned, people I met, challenges I faced, opportunities I see, dreams I try to put in words.

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Problems….and goals

Before you attempt to solve a problem , instead of asking, “How can I solve this?”, ask yourself: Should I be tackling this? We live in a society that values hard work, but does the fact that something is difficult to master mean that it’s worth doing?  It’s true that things worth achieving are hard, but that doesn’t […]

May 10 2019
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You know that feeling? You feel like you are on top of the world, stepping out onto a stage, or hitting “publish” on a post. Then a disappointing email or a critical comment about your work sends you plunging into despair. Unfortunately, we can’t always control the outcomes of our efforts. But we better prepare […]

May 3 2019
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I had the great pleasure to host and moderate an event this week where altruism was put in the center of the evening. After sad stories on how young children between 10 and 20 years old sometimes struggle with the challenges of life and the remarkable work Ingrid De Jonghe is doing for them at […]

Apr 26 2019
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Broken trust…

I am sure you all remember that first time your trust was broken. I remember it very well and it did not happen once…it happened again. Even recently. Good business and personal relationships are based on trust.  We like to interact and do business with people we feel comfortable with and have some degree of […]

Apr 18 2019
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Secrets to influence?

Are there things one should think about when you want to influence people? Or is it happening naturally? I think that being authentic is the best way to go. But how can you be authentic? Just being you? Yes! but also you need to know what your values are and what your mission is in […]

Apr 12 2019
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Addicted to knowledge

I realized some time ago that maybe one of the reason I like what I do, is that each time I moderate a debate, lead a panel, do an interview, …I learn so many new things. Due on the one hand to the things I need to read to get prepared, but also thanks to […]

Apr 5 2019
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A year of blogging!

Wauw really! One year already I have been writing and publishing a blog article every Friday. It was Professor and Innovator Erik P.M. Vermeulen that told me to set a goal if I wanted to start blogging. so at first I thought, lets challenge myself and let’s see if I can keep up the pace, […]

Mar 29 2019
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I am a special generalist …

Sometimes you wonder am I a specialist or a generalist? When I was a dancer it was an easy answer, you did not had to ask me stuff about hockey, football, waterpolo or even tennis. All I knew was about dancing. But I did know everything about it. I guess at that time I was […]

Mar 22 2019
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