Every year I try to read 20 books. I choose my 5 favourite books and post about them. These are my 2022 choices.
What to do when your tax-returns come in
In The Netherlands, this is tax-return season. Many people who filed tax-returns on time, have already received either the bill or the return. So I might be a little late with this post - but better late than never, right? And if the word “taxes” bores you, maybe that is exactly the reason for you to keep on reading! I’m not a tax-expert, so this will be an easy post for you to understand for sure. But it will help you!
7 lessons for people in their twenties
You go through so many phases in your twenties. In all areas of life. My twenties were great and full of new experiences, fun, failures and growth. Now, I have the privilege of mentoring, coaching and pastoring people in their twenties. Here are some lessons, some of which I had to learn and some I find many people in their twenties are challenged by.
What to reading during lock down? 5 tips by 5 different people
It seems to me that everyone is faced with challenges currently, and for most of us they look different than those we face during 'normal' times. Right now, we all have to learn and we have to learn different things. That's why I asked five different people, with different backgrounds, occupations and lifestyles to recommend a book each. Because what is useful for us to read right now is different for everyone!
Guest blog: how to build community in an isolated society
This blog is written by Jamie Baker, our social media and marketing guru in our church. In this time where meeting physically is restricted, we still want to continue building community. Maybe you are an entrepreneur and you are looking for ways to keep on engaging with your clients and audience. Maybe you are not religious - but I still think you can get some really good ideas from Jamie's insights! Enjoy this guest post!
Three considerations to help you win in a time of crisis
It's been an interesting week! From tumbling oil prices, volatile financial markets and quarantines and lock downs caused by COVID-19. Last week and the coming weeks will be different from our regular weeks. In this post I talk about three considerations that can help you win - as much as possible in times of crisis.
Five things you (really) should be doing with your finances
It has always puzzled me that there is very little education on how to deal with money. We spend very little time teaching the next generation how to deal with their personal finances. So here are some tips, and they are not just for the next generation. I did not come up with these myself. They are not groundbreaking. They are not new. You can find them all over the web. But when you start applying them, you will really notice the difference. Click the link to read the full post.
Learning to lead: leading with a humble heart
I have been leading in several places in and around church. Here is one of my largest lessons in leadership so far.