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Being more Assertive

27/07/2017 - 16:25
In one of our last and regular mastermind sessions we gathered around the subject of assertiveness and self-confidence. It’s always fascinating to note in real terms what people know and don’t know about a subject as well as what they believe they know. As with all knowledge the measure of what it is we think we know is ultimately tested when we share it with others. And while this is not the subject for today, it’s a great reminder that getting together with others around a specific subject is an excellent of testing ourselves and learning.

8 success habits part 2

17/05/2017 - 11:32
Building new habits take time, and effort over a sustained period. The thinking on how long this takes varies from 30 days to 6 months, depending on the habit and the person. Often times there is this idea that we should break habits, but we know from research in neuro plasticity that learning new behaviours is more effective – see video by Jo Dispenza on rewiring your brain. So how did you get on with part 1? If you’re already aligned with those then here are four more to consider and work into your daily practice.

8 success habits - Part 1

07/05/2017 - 20:29
So, you want to become a freelancer? Great idea, as it’s a working model that suits more and more people, even if there are many ways to be an independent professional. However, before making the leap, or even if you’re a contract worker looking to get more clients, it might we worth think about your “why(s)”? Yes, why are you a freelancer or wish to become one? What is you motive for wanting to do this? Of course there are financial gains, independence, freedom of expression, but to mention a few. But being really clear on your “why(s)” will help you gain clarity and more effectively channel...

Mastering Effective Communication

In daily life we are never not communicating. We communicate face-to-face, by voice, non-verbal, by phone, text message, Whatsapp, video and so on. The way we communicate effectively differs depending on the situation we are communicating in. Communication with your friends and family can differ a lot from communication with colleagues, your manager or your client. Effective communication is essential while selling yourself or your company professionally during an interview or meeting and to work together successfully. This meetup will focus on how to communicate effectively and professionally...
Location
Merkspace
Herengracht 499
1017 BT
Amsterdam
Time
18:30 - 21:30