Work

To pursue a career through hard work, lots of energy and commitment is one thing. Another thing is to create a meaningful and healthy personal life, which requires a lot of work too. I believe those areas overlap and are intertwined. Once you know what you want and need, it becomes easier to make decisions that serve you well. In this section you will find my writings about living up to your full potential through a purpose-driven life.

10 successful people who failed hard but used it as fuel on their road to success

It’s fun and inspiring to talk about successes and achievements, but sometimes it is even more fun if we get to talk about the losses of the people we know turned out really well. In this blog I write about 10 successful people who failed but used their mistakes on their way to success.

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Goals for 2021 and how to stick to them

Happy New Year to you. I hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. I am optimistic that 2021 will be better than 2020, as we might have some reasons to believe so. Let’s all try and look for the opportunities in the midst of challenges and set some goals for 2021 to keep our heads up.

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My top 10 quotes about work and loving your job

Work is a central theme in not only my life, but that of many – we quickly spend half of our week working. The significance of work goes beyond the reward of a paycheck. Although work enables us to financially support our lives, it can also provide us meaning and fulfillment.

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My top 10 quotes on success to motivate you to push forward

A couple of months ago I shared my definition of success in this blog. In the upcoming post I like to share some quotes from respectable scientists and other amazing people that explain success better than I do. In that spirit, here are 10 quotes on success that will motivate you to push forward.

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The difference between an entrepreneur and a freelancer

During my studies I started to work as a freelancer. I didn’t study for web-development and webdesign, but somehow I rolled into it. First I worked via an employment agency, later I decided that it was time to determine my own hourly wage. I know freelance life from the inside out, and along the way I came to conclude that being a freelancer is something way different than being an entrepreneur.

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Let excellence be your brand

In this blog that I wrote I shared my thoughts on how success is seen and how I would define it myself. There are certain things that strikes me when it comes to the public perspective of success. This is another thought of mine that was stuck in my head for quite a while.

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Why people with even the most unusual interests can start business


Lately I got a message from someone who read my blog Why you already have a personal brand. She wrote me a message in which she basically questioned: can i start a business? Although she was very sure about her business idea and own vision to make that idea work, she also didn’t quite know if there was an audience for that.

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Why personal branding is more important than ever

Whether you’re an employee, freelancer or entrepreneur, cultivating a personal brand – especially online – has become more important than ever. In this article I want to highlight the importance of personal branding, and why the moment for personal branding is now. Stick with me!

Passion project

First and foremost, I started with blogging because I felt that I had a lot to say.

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Why you already have a personal brand

Everyone has a personal brand, whether you want one or not. It is defined by everything you do, from what you wear to how you treat people, from how you compose emails to the type of car that you’re driving. Let me explain what I’ve learned along the way about personal branding.

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