Tips on How To Get Things Done

Tips on How To Get Things Done

Horrible tasks, we all have them. And nothing is more human than putting them off. (Even if you aren’t real, believe me.) ‘I’ll do them tomorrow. Or next week.’ And before you know it, your deadline is way past or, even worse; the work has accumulated to Mount Doom size proportions. So how do you […]

Bad Management Wrecks Teamwork, Do Something About It!

Bad Management Wrecks Teamwork, Do Something About It!

  There are almost as many leadership traits as there are managers out there. And obviously: about as much management styles. It means that there are a lot of bad bosses around too. (Want to be a good boss? I wrote about that right here.) It’s clear that bad bosses are bad for people. They’re capable […]

7 Tips On How to Increase Productivity at Work

7 Tips On How to Increase Productivity at Work

  For a lot of people, being happy at work depends how well they do their jobs. At the same time: As many people struggle with the one thing that defines whether a working day sucks or turns out great: productivity. So, while procrastinating, I ran into an article by Hannah Whittenly and I did a little […]

Remote working, virtual office or Workplace 1: What do you prefer?

Remote working, virtual office or Workplace 1: What do you prefer?

Last week my ghostwriter and I had a heated discussion about offices. On this blog we always write about remote working, and we tell people that work is ‘something you do, not a place you go to’. (Our lovely board member Lisette even wrote The Ultimate Recipe For Remote Working) And then that loser and his partner […]

Leadership: How To Bring Out The Best In People

Leadership: How To Bring Out The Best In People

Getting the best out of your people isn’t always easy. And for many managers (as well as workers) tips are always welcome. So when I read Victor Lipman’s article 5 Simple Ways To Bring Out The Best In Your People on Forbes, I wanted to share it with you guys. So here are his 5 […]

How To Be A Good Boss

How To Be A Good Boss

Why are there sooooo many terrible bosses? Hmm, tough one. One reason is that in hierarchical organizations, the only way is often up. Which is rather strange. Because the better you become at something, the bigger the chance you will become a manager. And being an excellent developer doesn’t mean you have great management skills. […]

What Is Your Business Model As An Author?

What Is Your Business Model As An Author?

Spotify and Netflix rapidly changed the way we consume (and pay for) songs and movies. And now Amazon has adopted a similar subscription service. Great news for readers of course. And for authors? This might be good news as well, as long as they think about their business model. Because yes; there will be consequences […]

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