Dealing with rejection Sustainability

5 tips to deal with rejection

 -  Sustainable
Whether it is your idea that is rejected, or you as a person that feels excluded – rejection is never an easy thing. Yet it is part of life. Here are 5 tips to help you positively deal with rejection.
The power of moments

Book review: ‘The Power of Moments’ by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

 -  Leadership / Sustainable
Being able to create memorable moments (also known as defining moments) is not something ‘blurry’. Chip and Dan Heath, the authors of this book, have identified the 4 key components of memorable moments. Throughout the book, they provide very pragmatic advice on how to put these components into implementation so you too can proactively create those magic moments.
definition of success

When can you call yourself ‘successful’?

 -  Sustainable
What is your definition of success? To have the highest status? To be first percentile in every area of life? Life has taught us that one can have a high status yet not feel successful. Here’s a definition of success that helps you live the life you desire the most.
What when you know you should act, but you have no time ... Good intentions

What when you know you should act, but you have no time…

 -  Sustainable
We bet it happens to you too: you have those good intentions (taking more time for family, applying key insights from a book, communicating better towards your teams, …) – and after some time you realize you didn’t progress at all (or worse – you forgot about your intention). The reason? Most will answer ‘no time’. … Continued
Trade-offs

How to make trade-offs that you feel comfortable about

 -  Sustainable
Making difficult trade-offs is so frustrating. It takes a lot of time, often there’s that nagging feeling of doubt, sometimes even guilt, and all of that for an undesired end result: choosing ONE of two options whereas you wanted BOTH. The other day we had one of those typical dilemma’s. We had planned to speak … Continued
To live without loving is not really to live

To live without loving is not really to live

 -  Sustainable
Molière died of tuberculosis at the age of 51, while on stage in the middle of a live performance of, precisely, Le Malade Imaginaire. Yes, imaginaire. Imagine Molière could have doubled his longevity, that is, living 100 years. How many more genious-pieces would his intelligence and imagination have created? Mozart would correct me, arguing that “Neither intelligence nor imagination, nor both together, go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.”