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My new book shares the journey from dead-end career to fulfilling life
Disclaimer: This is really a book about work. Whether you have a job (employees) or own a job (entrepreneurs),...
Have You Ever Considered Yourself A Consultant?
Have you ever considered yourself a consultant? The title “consultant” used to be reserved for retired diplomats and former...
How Financial Freedom Will Change Your Life
What does financial freedom mean? In short, it describes a lifestyle that is organized in such a way that...
My new book shares the journey from dead-end career to fulfilling life
Disclaimer: This is really a book about work. Whether you have a job (employees) or own a job (entrepreneurs), for most people work does not equate to happiness. That’s why this book is an unusual book about work. And that’s why you’ll want a copy of it – because... Read more
A simple exercise to discover what you truly want to do with your life

If what you’re doing today doesn’t give you goose bumps, it’s probably not your passion. Here’s a simple exercise to discover what you truly love doing.

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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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Looking For Opportunities? Six Tips For Starting A New Business Online
When I scroll through my LinkedIn feed, there’s a lot of people “looking for opportunities”. Some say they’ve sent out hundreds or even thousands of resumes without much luck in securing an interview for their next job. My question is – what else are you doing in the meantime,... Read more
From Toxic To Happiness: Honouring Your Preferences
When is the last time you heard about a toxic workplace, family, relationship – or anything “toxic”, really. It’s a popular term. A lot of things seem to be “toxic” these days. You hear about it all the time. Meanwhile everyone also talks about self-love and self-care.  Is there... Read more
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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A true story about a hot air balloon
I came across this short somewhere in my notes the other day and wanted to share it with you today. A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He descended a bit more and shouted, “Excuse me, can you help... Read more
Why Patience Is A Virtue When Building Any Business
Are you a patient person? When you set a goal, do you stick with it and see it through to the end? I may be persistent, but I’m certainly not patient by nature. If I don’t see results grow over time, I get bored and start looking to change... Read more
Have You Ever Considered Yourself A Consultant?
Have you ever considered yourself a consultant? The title “consultant” used to be reserved for retired diplomats and former top executive officers. They would be recruited because of their “contacts”, rather than their practical knowledge. Their “consultant” role was more honorary than actual. That picture has changed dramatically over... Read more
The simple reason I enjoy paying taxes
Not everything in life is always one hundred percent pleasant. Most people don’t like paying their taxes, and I’m not going to recommend you to stop paying the tax man simply because you don’t like doing it. It would get you in trouble fairly quickly. Personally, while I prefer to... Read more