Belgium missed the eCommerce train once, and we are missing it again

The late '00's and the early '10's of this century saw an eCommerce boom, first across the US, then across Europe and Asia. In our little corner of Western Europe, we saw the entrepreneurial Dutch start up eCommerce initiatives such as Coolblue and bol.com, which have turned into resounding successes. We saw the arrival of … Continue reading Belgium missed the eCommerce train once, and we are missing it again

Education based on intrinsic motivation

Yesterday I wrote about my frustration with the current state of our education. You can go ahead and read that post here, but in essence it comes down to the observation that our adherence to industrial-type education is failing to prepare us for the future. Now, preparing for the future is a broad concept, but … Continue reading Education based on intrinsic motivation

Flagging a creative effort – an awareness raising game on COVID

I'm awed when someone I know or worked with does something which in my eyes is amazingly creative. When a former colleague of mine at the cabinet of the then vice-prime minister, now prime-minister announced in our What's App group she and her sister had developed a COVID-19 turn-based board game which is aimed at … Continue reading Flagging a creative effort – an awareness raising game on COVID