The Power of Creative thinking

I always think about where the most creative place on earth could be. Is it ancient Egypt where many of the inventions that make our lives easier today have been invented?. The Calendar, clocks, irrigation systems, the sickle, make-up, wigs, surgical instruments and many more products that are being used on a daily basis, allContinue reading “The Power of Creative thinking”

The Big Story 001 – Vincent Donders

Welcome to the first episode of The Big Story. We walk around the beautiful city of Leiden with Vincent. We learn more about him and he also shares some life experiences that have shaped him into the man he is. Enjoy and subscribe. Send us a message if you would like to ask Vincent aContinue reading “The Big Story 001 – Vincent Donders”

A trip back in Time – Imperial War Museum, Duxford

In 2016, I traveled to the U.K for a school trip. I had been to the U.K on previous family vacations but this one felt different. You always wonder; what are the use of school trips? To the student, it feels more like a vacation, than an educational trip. And although, learning is still goingContinue reading “A trip back in Time – Imperial War Museum, Duxford”

7 lessons Learnt During The COVID-19 Pandemic

It is safe to assume that COVID-19 took us all by surprise. We all thought that this was a false signal sounded by alarmists but little did we know that life as we know it would be changed forever. If there’s one thing I know from studying human history, is that we are resilient inContinue reading “7 lessons Learnt During The COVID-19 Pandemic”

The Pursuit of Happiness

Throughout the existence of the human civilization, we have continuously raised the bar of human excellence. Our priorities keep on changing with time. We keep on moving the goal post, and we are stuck in a game where there are no winners and many losers. Globalization all over the world was greatly increased by theContinue reading “The Pursuit of Happiness”

Boot camp weekend- The Ardennes, Belgium; You are much more capable than you think.

I was accepted into the Honors program of my University. This meant that I had to take extracurricular classes on a range of topics. From the predictable leadership training courses to, I kid you not, a dog coaching class. I was prepared for most of the experiences I would encounter during the program, but oContinue reading “Boot camp weekend- The Ardennes, Belgium; You are much more capable than you think.”

The positivity of entrepreneurship and how we can grow from change

“Entrepreneurs have a mind-set that sees possibilities rather than the problems created by change”.– J. Gregory Dees “Change is inevitable, growth is optional.” One of many inspirational quotes by John C. Maxwell. We live in an ever changing world, one that requires us to adapt and keep up with its pace or we’ll be leftContinue reading “The positivity of entrepreneurship and how we can grow from change”

Visit to Chocolate Nation, Antwerp; A delicious cure for a bad day

I once visited Antwerp, Belgium for the weekend. it was a 45 minute drive across the border from my home in Eindhoven. It’s crazy how much of Europe is accessible by car, and how alike Europeans are, even though many of them don’t agree. And I can understand that. I know how I react whenContinue reading “Visit to Chocolate Nation, Antwerp; A delicious cure for a bad day”

Visit to China-Binging in Beijing

After graduating high school , I took a gap year before proceeding with my university education. During this gap year I visited Beijing, and I lived there together with my family for about 3 months. I was a typical tourist. You know the ones you love to hate. Yes, I was all that and more.Continue reading “Visit to China-Binging in Beijing”

The Role of Power in Effective Leadership

Power is simply the ability to cause change, produce effect on others or potentially influence others. Power can be affected, influenced and imposed by and on various individuals but for the purpose of this paper, we will be sticking to the power relationship between a leader and his followers. John French and Bertram Raven, twoContinue reading “The Role of Power in Effective Leadership”