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11 ways to put things in perspective

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou Let's say your company is restructuring. Some people are laid off. Some are promoted. People are tense, out of their comfort zones and motivation is sneaking out the back door. And you are in the middle of all this. What do you do? jump on projects, work constructively and pro-actively, take change as an opportunity, share your enthusiasm, go out of your way to make it happen. quietly work acc [...]

2019-02-07T11:49:33+02:00February 8th, 2019|

Inspiration vs. Motivation: You need to know the difference to see why it matters to your success

“Just don’t give up on trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” —Ella Fitzgerald   Some years ago I was asked by a women's website to write an article on inspiration or motivation. At first, I was very motivated and eagerly replied that I would love to write such an article. Sure.  Right… Uhm… There I was, devoid of inspiration. As I often do when I am at a loss, I try to be creative.  Being creative is often about linking two [...]

2018-12-03T15:25:24+02:00January 19th, 2018|

Overthinking Kills Your Happiness

Thoughts are powerful. They are energy. Good or bad energy depending on the thoughts. Thoughts are good. They allow us to think a situation through, to analyze things and to grow from there. But like with all the good things in our life, it should be done with moderation and it’s all a matter of finding the right balance. Let’s say your boss invites you to a one on one to discuss a project you are working on your partner says ‘we need to talk’ a new guy cancels your first date you really want [...]

2018-12-03T15:27:09+02:00January 5th, 2018|