Category Archives: Personal Development

Surround yourself with the right people!

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“Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.” (Mark Twain) We are impacted by the people who surround us. That’s a fact. The way we think, speak, act, even the topics we discuss are impacted by the ones we spend most time with. We learn from and copy each other, whether we like it or not. Therefore I wish to be surrounded by people who inspire and motivate me, who I can learn form, who get the best out of … Continue reading

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It all starts with the right mindset

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Since I have launched my Financial Freedom Challenge most reactions I get sound like this: “I want that too.  How does it work?” and that’s great! That’s why I am doing it for. But don’t expect to learn a special trick that will do the job. I am afraid it is a little bit more complex than that. If you really want to become financially free, you need to approach it on several fields: You need to have the right mindset You need to have certain Money Management skills You need to have a strategy You need to have trust … Continue reading

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The big difference between the “Why How What” and the “What How Why”

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People don’t buy what you do but why you do it. Therefore always start with the WHY you do what you do. Then HOW you do things and finally WHAT you do.Unfortunately only a few organizations use the pull strategy in their communication. Apple is one of them. In his inspiring speech about “How great leaders inspire action” Simon Sinek tells us how we can learn from these few examples. Continue reading

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Brain facts – How to remember to remember?

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Did you know that we loose about 50% of all information we receive within the first hour? And after one day we forget 70% of the information. Isn’t that shocking?
Just imagine all the presentations, meetings, trainings, lessons, seminars you have attended in your life, not to mention all the books and newspaper articles you have read…..all wasted time, energy and money, so it seems. Continue reading

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Get the most out of 2011 – What are 10 things you would like to do this year?


First of all I’d like to wish you a spectacular, happy, successful, inspirational, loving and healthy 2011! The ending of one year and the beginning of a new year offers a good opportunity to stand still for a moment at our own lives. I realized that I haven’t officially closed my last year and haven’t really taken the time to welcome the new one. Of course, I celebrated New Year’s eve but what I mean is taking the time to look back to 2010 and to prepare for 2011. Have you? If not, it’s not too late to still do … Continue reading

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What do you want? – Seven tips how to find your ultimate life purpose

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Do you know what you want….what you really, really want? And I don’t mean a promotion or a bigger house, or being a millionaire. What I mean is more like: What do you want to leave behind in this world? What is your ultimate life purpose? Why are you here? This sounds like really heavy stuff, doesn’t it? Well, it is. Probably the most confronting and difficult to answer question of our lives. And that’s exactly why we don’t what to think about it. Why we make sure it is pushed away, far, far away, so it doesn’t bother us. … Continue reading

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