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Entrepreneurship

“An entrepreneur isn’t someone who owns a business, it’s someone who makes things happen.”

Tips for entrepreneurs; productivity hacks, delegation, visibility, social media, personal branding, how to organize events and workshops, get the best references and much more.

Baby Bathwater unconference

2019-07-21T04:18:09+02:00

“Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater…” Sure, it’s expensive, but it’s also the most exclusive ‘unconference’ I have ever heard of. $10,000 gets you 4 days on a private island in Croatia, with 200 incredibly sharp and accomplished people, who have left their ego’s at home

Baby Bathwater unconference2019-07-21T04:18:09+02:00

Real Estate secrets

2019-07-21T04:23:11+02:00

I discovered that real estate investing can be very interesting and accessible, even for location independent people.

Real Estate secrets2019-07-21T04:23:11+02:00

My 8 best Productivity Hacks – Inspiration Shot November 2018

2019-05-13T06:15:00+02:00

October is my most productive month. It is becoming a yearly tradition to combine three events in Thailand. During my writing retreat, I help entrepreneurs write their book in one week, and get some writing done myself. At the DCBKK conference of successful location independent entrepreneurs in Bangkok, I [...]

My 8 best Productivity Hacks – Inspiration Shot November 20182019-05-13T06:15:00+02:00

My five best productivity hacks

2019-05-13T06:15:14+02:00

The month of October is usually my most productive month. In this blog, I share my 5 productivity ‘epiphanies’. It all happens in Thailand; the first week I organize a writing retreat to help entrepreneurs to write their book in one week and get some writing done myself. The [...]

My five best productivity hacks2019-05-13T06:15:14+02:00

CONFESSION: I am not a digital nomad, I am a LIE!

2019-05-13T04:59:23+02:00

Not everybody will like what I have to say in this blog. I am going to be very honest. Magazines call me the first and/or most famous ‘digital nomad’ of The Netherlands. But I have doubts about whether that is a compliment. The term ‘digital nomad’ has become very [...]

CONFESSION: I am not a digital nomad, I am a LIE!2019-05-13T04:59:23+02:00

Organizing a workshop or retreat

2019-05-13T06:18:21+02:00

Organizing and workshop or retreat is a great way to share your knowledge and experience. Think about something that you are good at, something that you get a lot of questions about from others. Then organize a workshop – preferably in an inspiring place. It is easier than you think. [...]

Organizing a workshop or retreat2019-05-13T06:18:21+02:00

Turn anything in to a business – Inspiration shot May 2018

2019-05-14T04:01:03+02:00

Turn anything into a business - inspiration shot May "How do you manage to turn anything that happens to you into a business or fun project?” Entrepreneurship doesn’t have to be a struggle. However, opportunities are not always obvious. Many people wonder how I can turn a transatlantic [...]

Turn anything in to a business – Inspiration shot May 20182019-05-14T04:01:03+02:00

Choices

2019-05-13T04:57:25+02:00

Many people feel stressed or even paralyzed because they have too many choices. Lately I have been asked to contribute to seminars, webinars and masterclasses on this topic. I came to the following analysis/exercise. Map your choices on two axis: how much do you enjoy the activity [...]

Choices2019-05-13T04:57:25+02:00

Tips for speakers

2019-05-14T03:58:09+02:00

When Facebook showed me the picture below as a memory of 5 years ago, I decided to share some tips and 'do's & don'ts' for aspiring speakers. All of these come from my experience in more than 1000 keynotes and 2 TEDx speeches in the past 18 years as [...]

Tips for speakers2019-05-14T03:58:09+02:00

Why don’t you have a Virtual Assistant yet?

2019-05-14T04:08:56+02:00

This blogpost about Virtual Assistants is in Dutch, but I have some tips for working with Virtual Assistants in English, too: Virtual Assistants Available Wordwide 24/7 by Esther Jacobs on Scribd

Why don’t you have a Virtual Assistant yet?2019-05-14T04:08:56+02:00