Monthly Archives: January 2017

Protect or Die

Looking back, I was busy with the wrong issues those first twenty days of 2017. I had not foreseen the impact of the big changes which were coming. As soon as Donald Trump was inaugurated he started signing executive orders which … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s handtekening

Wat ik mooi vind aan Trump, om ook eens iets positiefs over hem te zeggen, is zijn handtekening. Hij maakt er echt werk van en is er zichtbaar trots op, meestal laat hij het gezette exemplaar na het tekenen trots … Continue reading

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The Communication Paradox

Victor’s communication paradox was about the problem that, while IT has developed more and more channels of communication for us (WhatsApp, Facebook etc.), growing up has become more and more difficult four young people nowadays and that they experience a lot … Continue reading

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The IBM AS400

Flying back from Sedona I was thinking back on New Year’s Eve and my days in Sedona. During the course, I became friends with one of the other participants, Victor, a writer from the UK, and we spend time together … Continue reading

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Resurfacing

The week after I flew to Sedona US for a two-day self-development course after being invited by an old colleague. I had some time free on the days of the course, had been in Sedona before and knew it was … Continue reading

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Waking Up

Woke up this morning with a terrible headache not knowing where I was and how late. I did not recognize the room and also noticed I did not sleep alone: it could not have been that bad yesterday… While slowly … Continue reading

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2016 was een succesvol jaar voor Vladimir Poetin!

Ondanks de boycot maatregelen van de VS en Europa heeft Rusland politiek en economisch een succesvol jaar achter de rug en kan Vladimir Poetin tevreden terugkijken op 2016. Op politiek terrein heeft Poetin Ruslands militaire positie in Syrië versterkt door samenwerking met … Continue reading

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Channel Management: how to improve your market share in a fast changing world

The world is changing rapidly at this moment; the election of Donald Trump and Brexit are two examples of big changes which will have a lot if impact for the business of companies who sell their products and services on … Continue reading

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De Asscher – Baarsma flexbanen discussie

3 januari schreef Lodewijk Asscher op de website van de PvdA een scherpe aanval op Barbara Baarsma onder de titel “Een gifpil voor de middenklasse” en het motto ‘Flex is een keuze, waarom die kruistocht tegen een vast contract?”. Duidelijk bedoeld … Continue reading

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