It’s often interesting and enlightening to observe your own behaviour and to fully understand why you are behaving like you are. I’ve recently been observing how I listen, and it’s been eye-opening, both in the observation as in the next steps. Listening to the other, or for myself? What was my observation? Turns out I … Continue reading About active listening
You may have heard about imposter syndrome ... the feeling you are going to be found out as the fraud you believe yourself to be any minute now, losing whatever you have built in the process, including your credibility ... Denying my own creativity Some people are never ever confronted with it, while others really … Continue reading Imposter syndrome
One of the most persistent aberrations I have in my thinking about my tools is that I keep looking for that electronic equivalent of a bullet journal. To date, I have not been able to find that solution. Let’s examine what I have been looking for … Simple convenience I’m looking for a tool that … Continue reading The limitations of paper free my thinking
In my opinion, books should never be worshipped. A good book, to be fully appreciated, needs to be thoroughly desecrated, used, worked on, annotated ... The ideas in it need to be examined from all sides, disagreed with, put out in sun and rain, looked at again with fresh eyes ... If you want a … Continue reading Things you cannot do with a Kindle
In 2009, I believe it was, Clay Shirky wrote these words which have even deeper meaning today: When someone demands to know how we are going to replace newspapers, they are really demanding to be told that we are not living through a revolution. They are demanding to be told that old systems won’t break … Continue reading It. Is. Not. Going. To. Be. Okay.
'T is the season to be ... elected With election season coming up in Belgium - local elections in October followed by regional and national elections in May 2019 - the Belgian roads and people's front gardens are transformed by forests of flyers with faces of ambitious young and older hopefuls adorning them. These are … Continue reading Choose the one we like … or?
Okay, so it's really awesome (it's been years since I used that word) to be in a list such as this, but there is so much value in these read-me's, you would not believe it. Dig in, you can find them here. One of the things I will be doing in the coming days is … Continue reading Manager read-me’s