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Statistics Show Why You Should Focus On Improving Social Media
Without getting sidetracked in paid advertisements, boosting posts, and doing other stuff that doesn’t work, entrepreneurs should always be...
How I saved a thousand dollars by cancelling my cellphone (while keeping my number)
I finally took the plunge and cancelled my cellphone. I’ve been using internet based telephone systems for years now,...
Travel Hacking And Attracting Amazing Experiences
I’m writing this post from my annual free trip to Bahamas, and walking down the resort last night I...
My unadulterated thoughts on micromanagers
It’s been while since I left the 9-5 corporate workforce and pursued a more creative career, however micromanagers popup whenever you least expect it – even when you’re working independently. I’ve built a large support team for some of my engagements, and the one thing most candidates mention as... Read more
Social Media Detox and Influencer Masterplan
A while back I wrote about my social media detox – and today I want to share my social media course! This program will show you how to use Twitter, Google+, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn to propel your business: get more leads, sales and results leveraging the power of high-traffic... Read more
Professional networking 2.0 – sharing what matters most even when nobody listens
I remember going to a Christmas party once with a dear friend and colleague, and when we entered the restaurant where the party was she quietly mentioned she really wasn’t in the mood to speak to all those people tonight. Instead of “networking” we sat in a quiet corner,... Read more
Why did I leave my corporate career?
What I was looking for in my career was a sense of meaning and fulfilment. I really wanted to make a difference and share the things I believe in. And instead what it provided was income and a sense of security. You might even want to say a fake... Read more
How do you become a public speaker?
One of the favourite parts of the work I do is giving public talks (more info here). Public speaking is one of the things people fear most – some say the fear of dying is second to the fear of public speaking. That means for most people reading the... Read more
Why professional artists and photographers cannot work for free

Yes, I am an artist. No, that does not mean I work for free

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3 simple reasons why I don’t advertise on social media
After attending a webinar the other day I was persuaded to give social media advertising another try. Getting your posts noticed on Facebook (or social media in general) isn’t necessarily easy. I’ve spent thousands of dollars contributing to Mark Zuckerberg’s vacation fund in the past without mentionable results (not even a... Read more
Don’t believe the lies of success

Every day I see some ad on social media talking about books, seminars and workshops promising to make us more successful.

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Why I love doing a 1000 projects at a time

Am I scattered? Someone literally asked me that question the other day. I do get bored easily, so I enjoy many different things – preferably at the same time. I’m just a Dutch guy, relocated to Canada and now living a creative life around the world. I’m also a travel hacker. Bestselling author. Award winning fine art photographer. Coffee addict.

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The Four M’s of Success
People who have studied, or even spent time with successful people have found certain traits that accounted to their achievements. These success techniques not only helped them forward but also kept them there – even in times of depression, recession or other personal disasters. Four of them are The Great... Read more