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Interview with Hannie Mommers

This interview was held when I became a “Giant Squid” on Squidoo (a former platform for revenue sharing articles). I am proud of it, making it a good reason to share: What is the single best piece of advice you’d give to everyone? Find your passion and go for it. Try to make a living […]

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The Dilbert Principle in practice

My favorite cartoon when I had a staff of my own I never worked in the States (I am Dutch), but my Dad worked at a Holland-based American factory, so during my high school era all my holiday jobs were in the office of that factory. They had adjusted to the Dutch way and had […]

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It is never too late to be happy

Moments of Need A couple of years ago I had a hard time. Being a caregiver for almost two decades took its toll. Because of this task and the state of the economy my company went down the drain. My body was giving me signs that I was aging. My son married in Spain, making […]

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A Sweet Baby Boy in the Family

Being a first time grandmother I am not thunderstruck, as some of my friends have described, holding their grandchild for the first time. But I did go from fairly indifferent before my grandson was born to totally loving this sweet little bundle of life. Partly this indifference was self-protection since my son is living 1,200 […]

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Intention of the day

In another article I wrote about the ways I choose an intention of the day and the categories they fall into. In this article I’ll share more about the why and the how. Following the advice of a dear friend A couple of years ago I had never heard of setting an intention before you […]

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Guidelines for a speech

An event to remember The other day I was in a seminar given by Dave Vanhoose and Dustin Mathews. It was a day full of information and practical guidelines on speaking in public and building up a strong presentation. A week before that, I was given the honor to open an exhibition. I had to […]

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