Actions vs goals – what is what and why does it matter?

A bunch of years ago, I was working as Head of Evaluation for an enormous development fund. The fund had a portfolio of 200 million Euros, and over the course of four years, it launched and invested in more than 600 projects. It was my responsibility to monitor those projects to make sure that they generated the results that they were supposed to. Just like with most initiatives, the outcome was a mixed bag: during those four years, we saw both super successes and duds. But being in regular contact with all those amazing project managers, [...]

Actions vs goals – what is what and why does it matter?2019-09-23T14:58:47+01:00

4 important steps to business growth

Has your business reached a plateau? Are you finding it hard to both run AND grow your business? You’re not alone. Lack of time is considered one of the biggest obstacles to business growth among entrepreneurs, with demanding day to day business operations leaving little or no room for business development. To move your business to the next level, you need to step out of your to-do-list and spend some time strategizing! Here are four important steps to get your business growing: 1. Make the decision Without a clear commitment, chances are you’ll stay where you [...]

4 important steps to business growth2019-11-13T09:52:54+01:00

Taking on transformation – 3 tips for ditching doubt and getting to your desired destination!

I want to talk to you about transformation. Why? Because transformation is an essential ingredient to a fulfilled life. Whether it’s about your business or a part of your personal life, transforming means recognizing that we’ve grown, developed and that we need to BE and DO something different than before. Our old ways simply don’t fit us anymore. We need to stretch ourselves again, look ahead and reach further. But going through a transformation isn’t always easy. Because it challenges us on a fundamental level. It requires us to let go of what once was AND [...]

Taking on transformation – 3 tips for ditching doubt and getting to your desired destination!2019-09-02T12:46:50+01:00

The amazing powers of decision-making!

A dear friend of mine had been wanting to work as a full-time artist for more than 20 years. Up until recently, he chose the safe path, securing his monthly income by working as a freelance graphic designer. Nothing wrong with that – except that his dream of making a living as an artist remained a dream. And since he really wanted to do something else, he also didn’t feel happy with his designer career. For a long time, my friend kept on dreaming and dabbling with his art on a hobby level. The result: no [...]

The amazing powers of decision-making!2019-06-16T23:56:39+01:00

How being authentic will directly impact your bottom line!

Authenticity has become a mainstream theme. Maybe it’s a side-effect of social media fueled pressure for perfection. Maybe we’ve simply come to a point where we realize that the only sustainable strategy – both in life and in business – is being our true selves. Because when we are, amazing things happen! The definition of authenticity is: “Not false or copied; genuine; real, representing one’s true nature or beliefs; true to oneself” Honesty, open-mindedness and integrity are key traits of an authentic person. These characteristics can be translated into actions such as: Speaking the truth, honoring [...]

How being authentic will directly impact your bottom line!2019-06-17T00:14:19+01:00