Culture eats strategy for breakfast. A nice saying, but what does this mean and firstly, what is culture? Mainly culture is about norms, values, behaviors and ethics. As a start you can write about your own values as an individual, proclaiming what you as a person find important. Next you might want to write a […]
A qualitative study to find the causes of Burn-Out. This scientific research has been carried out in close cooperation with Utrecht University. The infographic is downloadable, the underlying report can be obtained on request
A quantitative study about the happiness and success factors with entrepreneurs. The summary contains the graphs of the 11 different themes. Does success automatically mean happiness?
In the early days it was about WHAT you know. Meaning, which facts and figures have you learnt and do you know by heart. You remember the adagio “knowledge is power” ? Now the internet gives you the possibility to find all kind of information anytime you want. This kind of static knowing has become […]
Recently, I wrote a blog article about the trends and developments in flex-working. From the well- known commercial flexwork locations, and working at people’s homes, to work in a fully equipped work-van. This Flex-work will now get a new dimension with the latest trend: Co-Working and Co-living. To learn more about this new concept and […]
A lot of (older) people are familiar with the idea of going to a building every day and sit at their own desk for 8 hours or so. This is called YOUR workplace. With some personal stuff to make the working environment more cheerful, and a little more personal (bearable?) New initiatives are introduced, where […]
When you think about quality time, probably you think of the precious time spent with your family or closest friends. The time you intensely enjoy with your dearest. It re-connects and gives you energy. But sadly enough this happens too little, and mostly during (planned) vacations or short trips. But what if we transfer the […]
A collection of thoughts about work & life, work & engineering, work & environment. To see it from different angles, and other disciplines.This is my own production with formatting, texts and my own photos.
Trade Necessity A long time ago when new transportation techniques emerged, it created new jobs like the traveling merchant and local trader. Where you could buy new and different products from other places then your own. There was a natural balance between the buyer and seller because goods or services were exchanged based on necessity. […]
The first location We lived and worked where the food was available by nature. Where your family and beloved ones belonged to a close(d) community. You only moved somewhere else if there was a real and functional need to leave. Communications was easy as your living and working space was in the same area. We […]