Reflection: On being vulnerable

When you are a frequent reader of my blog, you know that I am rather open about my life and my feelings, and emotions. I was not always like that. When I was young, I was the opposite. I was very closed up trying to fight out everything with myself. That didn’t really work out…

Be alert when your employees get angry

This article is based on some of my own experiences, what I read in articles and from what friends told me. What unites most (if not all) of new employees, be it their first job or they just changed to a new employer, is their motivation and engagement. They want to help the company to…

Are You Ready to be Helped?

The question can be applied in different contexts. In this article, I want to explore what this question means if you are on a low point in your life.

Two approaches to “control” your life

This entry might be a bit confusing, so please bear with me. At the moment, I reflect a lot about my situation and how to handle everything. One morning, I woke up having two words in mind: Trust and Fear, and how both are used to create a feeling of control in our lives.

How to encourage innovation

I hear and read it everywhere, you have to be innovative to make it in our fast-paced and ever accelerating society. But what promotes innovation? And how can I establish an environment in which people can be creative?

Never forget to trust in life

Trust in life itself. That is easier said than done. Of course, it is easy, when everything is working in your favor. It is more difficult, when things don’t look good or nothing seems to work.

The importance of trust in leadership

We know about the importance of trust in a relationship. Unfortunately, we often limit our thinking to the relationship with our loved ones. However, good leaders know how crucial a trusting atmosphere with the team is.