How to avoid work overload (for you and your teams)

 -  Sustainable
Many ambitious overachievers want to … overachieve. And thus, we take on many initiatives, before adding some more initiatives… And at some point, we have to face it: There’s too much on our plate, and results are deteriorating. The question is: how to avoid work overload, and get to our ‘zone of highest performance’?
7 minute app

Seven minutes – it doesn’t take more

 -  Sustainable
Are you frustrated too when others make you do things you don’t feel like doing? Your boss pushes through option B whereas you were so convinced option A was the right one…; You have to do some administrative tasks, and you just hate those…; Your family asks your help, right now, and now is really not the right moment… Dealing with unwelcome requests sure is a difficult thing…
Book review ‘The Gifts of Imperfection’

Book review: ‘The Gifts of Imperfection’ by Brené Brown

 -  Sustainable
Striving for quality is a power engine for many of us. And that’s great. Beware however when the underlying thought becomes we have to be PERFECT (as not being perfect = being unworthy) . If we think so, in the end we might not achieve all that much anymore…. Brené Brown’s main idea in this book is: let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are.
setting through even when it feels awkward

3 tips to get yourself to act when it feels uncomfortable

 -  Leadership / Sustainable
Isn’t it a nuisance when there’s something we don’t like to do (because it feels awkward), yet we know we ought to act? Typically we hesitate for a moment … and then we say ‘no … I’ll do it next time’. Initially we’re very happy about our decision – there’s that feeling of instant relief … However, a bit later, we realize we played too safe … and sometimes we start blaming ourselves…. In this insight we’ll give a couple of tips on how to effectively deal with feeling uncomfortable.
the 7 reasons people don't follow through on their positive intentions

How to keep your resolutions

 -  Leadership / Sustainable
Most of us, when noticing no progress on our resolutions, call ourselves bad names. And nothing changes. In order to successfully keep resolutions, we need to know the REAL reason(s) we didn’t act. And do something about those.
Act by choice, not by obligation

What to do when you are dealing with unwelcome requests

 -  Sustainable
Are you frustrated too when others make you do things you don’t feel like doing? Your boss pushes through option B whereas you were so convinced option A was the right one…; You have to do some administrative tasks, and you just hate those…; Your family asks your help, right now, and now is really not the right moment… Dealing with unwelcome requests sure is a difficult thing…