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Easy is a lie

Easy is a lie And it’s core to understand that in our quest for meaning and fulfilment. “With our product, your life will be easier!” It’s one of the most common marketing claims. Not without any reason. We love easy! But should we? Easy offers convenience. However, effort and attention offer meaning. A text message …

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How to live, work and lead on Purpose?

It’s not rocket science As a Purposeful Growth Coach and Consultant, I help people and businesses make an impact in this world in their own unique way. I often hear people talk about traditional employment as uninspiring. Working for a boss seems to be the uncool thing to do. I don’t think this is fair nor …

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Crap Life Advice

Crap Life Advice — DEBUNKED

More often than I like I read “advice” that makes me sigh. In today’s one-sentence statement Instagram culture, we often lack nuance. Posts with crap life advice that are supposed to empower, do the exact opposite in reality— as they are blameful, short-sighted, or lack context. Here are some of my favorite unfavorites: Follow Your Passion …

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4 Strategies to Surf the Covid Wave (Instead of Trying to Control the Uncontrollable)

The second wave of Covid infections is a fact in many parts of Europe and the US. Again we are faced with its brutal consequences. And again we will have to go through this. How do we best do that? How can we surf the wave instead of trying to control the uncontrollable? Unfortunately life …

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3 Practical Tips on Setting Boundaries

Always the last one in the office? Finding it hard to say ‘no’? Do you consider yourself a people pleaser?  Then this post is for you. Unfortunately, there is a huge paradox when it comes to setting boundaries. It can be uncomfortable to communicate your boundaries, but they are critical for your personal comfort.  The discomfort …

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Tony’s Chocolonely CEO getting arrested for taking a stance

The CEO of Tony’s Chocolonely was arrested this morning. This is a story about a purposeful activist brand that’s taking a real stance for change in society. It’s their mission to “Make chocolate 100% slave free”. Not just their chocolate, all chocolate. They are not just talking about their mission, they are acting upon it. …

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