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Tell your goals to 2 people that you respect, but usually not agree with you. Subsequently share with those people your means to reach the goals. Don't judge, just listen to the answer. If they don't agree with you, that's reason enough to go back to the drawing board and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Often I discover that the things I say, I need to say to someone again and again. In this case it's a co-worker. The same learning, even extremely trivial, again and again. It's not that hard, I hear myself thinking. Just do as I say and as we have agreed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Everything you share gets smaller, pizza, money, cars. Except for the things that seam to really matter. Love. Inspiration. Ideals. Ideas. Goals. Trust. Interesting how that works. So let's spread instead of share. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Ten percent of my life purpose consists of getting inspired. Ninety of sharing that inspiration. I take both responsibilities very serious. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Reinier's blog
To become a great thinker, should you merely think or not think? To obtain great wisdom, should you try to know more or less? Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Most people are sending stuff. Sending stuff is vomiting in someones inbox, whether it's email, whatsapp, facebook chat, slack, etc... Sending stuff in no way takes into account the receiver. Selling does. On a daily base I receive emails of people that want to persuade me into doing something, without... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Life is full of mistakes. It's not about that mistakes happen. In essence neither it's about what you learn from them. It's about accepting that mistakes happen. He who doesn't accept they happen will never learn from them. Let alone prevent them. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Reinier's blog
The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake. Meister Eckhart Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Reinier's blog
money matters but it can’t be the main thing, love isn’t everything but it helps a lot, diversity is important even if supporting it means going against yourself, and an appreciate of life often requires an acceptance of death Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Reinier's blog
If someone is angry with you or frustrated about you, probably that's not because he or she doesn't like you, but because he or she doesn't understand you. Try to focus your energy on resolving the latter, magic will resolve the first. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at Reinier's blog
If there's one way to expand your life's scope it's to read. Even 5 minutes a day delivers 30 hours of reading a year. With a page a minute or a small blog a minute that delivers 1825 moments of inspiration, emotional expansion, wisdom, and happiness. Every year. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2018 at Reinier's blog
The windshiel is bigger than the rear-view window Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Many blogs write every day. A lot every day. Just some blogs write every day. Some write for clicks, some write for inspiration. It's the content for clicks that catches you (like McDonalds) but quality content sticks. Write for consumers. Write to learn. (I say this as much to anyone... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Tell the other person you want to work together to make it better and easier for the both of you. The other person will naturally lower their guard and be more coöperative instead of offensive/devensive. It's like magic. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Reinier's blog
When you're treading water in open sea you have one job: stay afloat. Sooner or later a boat will pass by and pick you up. But when you're steering with your arms and pushing the pedal to the metal when you're not yet in the boat. Yup, you will sink.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at Reinier's blog
For any change to happen in your life, you must be wrong about something! Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Even if you are not responsible for a situation, you are still accountable for how you respond to it. Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Value often needs to be experienced to be understood because it's about quality. Opposed to price, which is equal to all and to be expressed in quantity. Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2018 at Reinier's blog
Use your company as a vehicle for your beliefs. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 at Reinier's blog
The conflict between physical and mental being is that mentally one can be everywhere, but physically one can only be here. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at Reinier's blog
True freedom is the result of rejection of all alternative Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at Reinier's blog
The probability of death is 0. Until it's 100, but then it doesn't matter anymore. Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Reinier's blog
With great growth comes great uncertainty and thus great pain. Great pain is followed by great conquest and fulfilment or death. Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Reinier's blog
There is no such thing as 'must'. However there is such thing as 'want to', 'live up to previous choices' and 'choice in the present' Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Reinier's blog
With no expectations disappointment is impossible but surprise is. Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2018 at Reinier's blog