What motivation is needed for rowing the ocean?
During the writing of our previous blog about motivation, we coincidently ran into Renate and Marieke. These two ladies won the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge in 2020 with their Atlantic duchesses team. What is this challenge about? To get a feel about the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge: It is a 2550 nautical miles (5000 km!)…Read More
Do you have Playful Incentives at Work?
Heiske shares with us one of her challenges during her morning routine…. The challenge in our morning routine ‘Our morning process to get my daughter ready for school is a real challenge. Despite crisp and clear time schedules, clocks and her own bad experiences with showing up late at school, she doesn’t feel the time…Read More
How to create universal Joy?
Enjoying your work is important. But what is it? And, more important, how can you create the feeling ‘joy’? What is joy? Ingrid Fetell Lee researched it. She was intrigued by the question ‘How do things make us feel joy?’ She focust her research on how tangible things make us feel the intangible emotion ‘joy’.…Read More
Forget New Year’s resolutions; write yourself a letter!
New Year’s resolutions are so 2020. Write yourself a letter! Writing yourself a letter is a good way to reflect, look forward and be thankful.Write a letter at the beginning of the year to yourself to open and read at the end of the year. Cover the following elements (Heiske shared her input as well):…Read More
Are Self Managing Organizations a Hype?
In September Heiske participated in a MBA talk with subject ‘Self Managing Organizations’. This conversation was organized by the VU University Amsterdam as Executive Education. You can read the discussed questions and answers about self managing organizations and Heiske’s add ons below. Are Self Managing Organizations a hype? It depends. We see organizations moving to…Read More
Learnings about the contemporary organization
After receiving many requests to share her experiences and insights about the contemporary organization and how to move towards future readiness, Heiske finally responded by making some video’s with her learnings. Below the kick off video. More to come! And yes, for sure we will publish the next video’s here for sure!Read More
By Heiske Nonnekes This week I had a challenge with my daughter. She is 6 years old and was already sabotaging the morning routine for a couple of weeks. We really had to chase her to be ready in time to go to school. Having breakfast, dressing up, brushing hair and teeth, everything was a…Read More
What are 5 must do’s for Happiness regarding use of time?
1) Make decisions based on meaning. Choose to do things because you want to, not because you have to. 2) Be happy with an income of max $95,000. People making up to that amount annually tend to report being happier than people who make less. Further increases in income is associated with reduced life satisfaction…Read More
Het ‘I love my job & company effect’
Als we het hadden over werkgeluk kwam vaak het percentage ‘engaged employees’ van Gallup ter sprake. Slechts 34% van de Amerikaanse werknemers is engaged op het werk. Dat restte ons met 66% die kennelijk niet lekker in hun vel zaten. Wetende dat Nederland wel in de top 10 staat van de ‘World Happiness Index’ leidde…Read More
Heb jij ook een bullshit baan?
In het Verenigd Koninkrijk geeft 37% van de werkende mensen aan dat het niet zou uitmaken of hun baan bestaat of niet. De baan heeft geen positieve impact op de maatschappij. Sterker nog, het werk richt wellicht juist schade aan! En dit is niet alleen maar het geval aan de andere kant van de Noordzee.…Read More