Everyday we encounter things, small things. And I propose we generously underestimate the importance of those small things. We encounter those small things in our daily life: while commuting, at work, or at a dinner date at night. And here comes the big surprise: usually the small things are what actually make the moment great, […]
There are times in your life when you must act on your self-set principles, or you will perish in your self-made meaninglessness. In the next paragraphs, you will learn why I think that taking some time for yourself (something I call me-time) and regular positive affirmations of your goals and your principles are essential guideposts in […]
Our economy is transitioning from an ownership economy to a sharing economy. In this article, I will point out why an economy based on renting instead of owning is dangerous for many people.
Facebook: A Stalking Time-Machine Only a few days ago, a friend of mine sent me an old photo which showed us partying (really hard) at the age of ±17 years. Where did he get it from? Correct, Facebook reminded him of it. I personally don’t really have a problem to share these kinds of photos […]
Today, I experienced for the first time in my life how my goals act like magnets. How and why?
Alexa: “I Only Know My Competitors by Hearsay” Me: “Alexa, how do you like Siri?”Alexa: “I only know my competitors by hearsay.”*
Greed – Or Why Is There No Real Progress? Today’s society is driven by greed. We want more: more money, more likes, more time. In our society, we never have enough. We always want more. I think that the more-attitude is actually also damaging to our human progress.
Just 23 hours ago I welcomed the new year 2018. For me, January 1st is a day where I sit down, relax, and reflect on what happened during the last year. What did work out, what did not work out? Where do I have a potential for improvement for the upcoming year? Usually, people talk […]
During the last months, I joined a group of four other passionate fellows to compete in an Accenture case competition. Our goal was not to compete but to win.
There’s a philosophical question I asked myself today. There are many people you truly love. You value them and you really like them. In return, they love you too. But somehow, there are some people you truly love but hate spending time with. They might be friends from school or work, parents, or relatives. There […]