Did you ever wake up after you had a bit too much to drink and promised yourself that you would never drink a drop of alcohol again?
Only to find yourself zipping from a glass of wine ten hours later.
Or you promised yourself never to be speeding again after a hefty speeding ticket, only to find yourself doing it again the next time you were in a rush.… Read the rest
This morning my meditation insight spoke about ego.
Whenever there’s thinking happening, ego is at play. So, therefore, by definition, every human being on this planet has ego.
Having ego and having AN ego are often confused.
We all have egos, but some of us are happy to demonstrate their ego a bit more than others.… Read the rest
Men don’t like rejection. Women aim to be perfect.
Did I catch your attention?
Here’s another one…
When men have to decide to apply for a job, they are more likely to do so when they meet six out of ten requirements for the role.
When women have to decide to apply for a job, they are more likely to do so when they meet at least nine out of ten requirements, but ideally all.… Read the rest
Yesterday the health minister in the Czech Republic got fired.
The official message was that he resigned, but everyone knows he was not aligned with the prime minister on the Covid vaccination strategy.
Up to the next health minister. Number four in one year’s time.
Number one ‘resigned’ because he didn’t handle the first wave well (lowest numbers in the EU).… Read the rest
Many people believe others can’t read them. Unfortunately, that belief is more often than not false.
We see right through and smell it when something is wrong.
This week I was watching a debate between politicians. We have elections coming up in the Netherlands, so it’s debate time.
One politician, Wopke, was visibly nervous.… Read the rest
Are you coachable?
“Who would respond no to that question?”
That’s the question my daughter asked me when she read the headline of my insight today.
My answer to her? “Nobody.”
“So, why do you ask the question?”
“Because I like to make my readers aware that there’s a difference between saying your coachable and actually being coachable.”… Read the rest
You make thousands of (tiny) decisions every day.
Most of them happen without even thinking about them. Those are the result of the habits you’ve built over time.
Get up now or later?
Brush our teeth or not?
Coffee or tea?
Social media or work?
What we’re not always aware of is that every decision we make has consequences.
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