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.

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.”
5 tips on how to react in difficult situations

3 tips on how to react in difficult situations

 -  Sustainable
Most, if not all of us, have our moments of doubt. Perhaps we wonder whether our own actions and results were ‘good enough’. Or we are critical of others’ efforts. The right course of action is not obvious. We hesitate what to do and how to react. Here are a couple of tips to help guide you in your reflections.
reduce workload

How high achievers can reduce their workload

 -  Sustainable
Achievers want to live up to what they’re capable of, dream big, and accomplish the most possible. We know the feeling. If only there was more time to get everything done… You could lower your ambitions, but probably you don’t want to… Here’s how you could address the issue
Sustainability Aim High Welcome Failure

Welcome Failure: Aim High!

 -  Positive / Sustainable
We all have setbacks, big or small ones. A missed promotion, a family problem, a big financial loss,… For some, these setbacks mean ‘the end’, for others, they trigger a ‘new beginning’. Watch our inspiring video!

5 tips to have peak energy

 -  Sustainable
A good level of energy gives us the fuel to perform well. A low level of energy puts us in ‘underperformance zone’. Less enthusiasm, more procrastination, less great ideas, more time needed to get things done, less power to influence others…