How I keep my expense receipts organized without any headaches
I needed a way to turn my piles of paper clutter into organized digital data, allowing me to spend...
Get some Happiness on your Kindle e-reader
I'm not a big believer in e-books, but after substantial pressure from my publisher I gave in, and I'm...
The story behind the Lady in Red
This image takes me back to Paris. It was late summer of 2011 and I went back to Europe...
When I Was Just Another Monkey With A Typewriter

“Anyone can use words. It’s called talking. But writers arrange them in a way so that they take on a beauty in their form.

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Experts Only – Don’t Try This At Home

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

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Setting Goals Helps You Remember You’ll Never Make It

I’m a big believer in setting goals and priorities. They’re a great way to make dreams become a reality. But the world isn’t flat.

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Make a Life, Not A living

“People wait
all week for friday,
all year for summer,
all life for happiness.”

(via mountainquotes)
In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, the relationships we

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Stop Playing Rock Paper Scissors In Service Management

Service is a mindset, not a department. I’ve worked many years as a business process consultant and wrote the things from scratch. Walls full of them, at times. But I’ve always shared my opinion to use whatever elaborate process we came up with as a guideline.

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Heartbleed: a pre-mortem eulogy

Dear internet, I’m truly sorry to hear about your heartbleed problems. But honestly, I wish you hadn’t made it.

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Why I Hardly Participate In Art Shows Anymore

“Thank you for your submission to the “x” exhibition. Making selections was extremely challenging for our juror, due to the amount of excellent work submitted.

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The Value Of A Clean Home

I watched the Dutch news the other day, on my iPad. Being a Dutchie living abroad, I like to do that, but only every once in a while.

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Why A Healthy Work Life Balance Is Hugely Overrated

A work life balance is important. Even some job ads talk about how the company you’re about to work for will “allow” for a great work / life balance.

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Travelling To Atlantis Bahamas? Here’s All You Need To Know
Considering a trip to the Atlantis Bahamas? If you’ve never been to the Bahamas, you don’t know what you’ve been missing. Visiting this beautiful destination has become an annual tradition for me. The islands of the Bahamas offer a unique experience, and many people dream of a vacation in... Read more