Nowadays, we live in a reputation economy. People are judged based on their online visible choices, behaviours, accomplishments and mistakes. Every comment you leave, person you connect to, photo you upload, or review you get, contributes to the permanent record of your online reputation. Continue reading
In my first week living in São Paulo I was invited to go to an exclusive event organized by the Luxury Marketing Council Brasil. A presentation about Storytelling for Brands was given by Maarten Schäfer and Anouk Pappers. Continue reading
After finishing my masters in Training & Development, I asked myself what I wanted to become. I wanted to broaden my views and take a look around. I went to meet with HR-professionals in São Paulo.
I am walking on Avenida Paulista, Continue reading
We are on our way to Mind Work Productions, a coaching and training company. Together with Nina van Kersbergen, I created a workshop about trust called ‘Treasure Hunters & Saboteurs’ and we are about to give it to a team of trainers.
The workshop starts with a game in which the group needs to collect information from each other Continue reading
It is a Monday morning, a training day. I am preparing all the materials in my studio at the University of Amsterdam. We are now four weeks into the training, two more weeks to go. I have been training students professional and personal communication skills.
The training involves exercises for interviews, difficult conversations, and feedback sessions. Continue reading
I just arrived in San Francisco. I am at the opening meeting of the International Education Exchange Council. The IEEC is the largest San Francisco State University student organisation with over 1700 members and 70 officers each semester.
They ask us to sign up for a role in the organisation. I am looking at positions that give me the chance to meet a lot of people and discover the city at the same time. There I see the position of the social events committee chair. Continue reading