Trouble me, please trouble me

If today is the ‘Bluest Monday’ of the year, this is not so bad… But I probably should not jinx it… A couple of weeks ago, I had a pretty blue Monday. I was struggling with everyday tasks and happenings and a dear friend (thank you, @Hanne!) sent me a message: “If there is anythingMeer lezen over “Trouble me, please trouble me”

Careers, self-esteem awareness, and Kintsugi

Like most of us, I often put everything or lets say ‘life’ on a balance scale. I weigh the ‘musts’ and ‘loves’ on a scale and check whether I am standing where I want to be. The past year(s), there were a lot of self-esteem struggles that changed the weight of ‘loves’. Although I loveMeer lezen over “Careers, self-esteem awareness, and Kintsugi”

When n = 1

A couple of months ago, I received a call from the hospital: “You visited us a couple of weeks ago and wrote some remarks on the evaluation form. I am in doubt whether we should see this as an individual complaint or should classify this as suggestions for improvement.” This ended up being a longMeer lezen over “When n = 1”

Fast yet slow, high yet low, we will get there, sweet daughter of mine

Driving on the highway, my daughter and I pass by a sign for the next exit. At the same time, my GPS speaks out loud and indicates, “take the next exit ‘Nevele’ in 800m”, precisely the same as what the sign said. My daughter noticed: “I can become that.” What? “Well, the person who readsMeer lezen over “Fast yet slow, high yet low, we will get there, sweet daughter of mine”

Loopbaan als doel of als middel?

Als je het woord carrière laat vallen, zeggen velen dat ze geen ambities hebben, of daar niet bewust mee bezig zijn. Het woord ‘loopbaan’ wordt dan vaak als neutraler gezien. Een loopbaan gaat over achtereenvolgende functies die je bekleedt. We kunnen dus stellen dat iedereen een ‘loopbaan’ heeft. Sommige werknemers bekleden al 20 tot 30Meer lezen over “Loopbaan als doel of als middel?”

Career transitions

Resistance – Acceptance – Resilience [In progress – test] Careers are built and shaped based upon events. These events can be labelled as ‘adversities’, ‘career shocks’, ‘job transitions’, ‘setbacks’, etc. The way in which we encounter or ‘not encounter’ these events depends upon a level of resistance and the process of these events depends uponMeer lezen over “Career transitions”