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NO EXCUSES mindset

“If you really want something, you will find a solution. Otherwise you will find an excuse …”

See possibilities where others see problems. Turn challenges into opportunities. Turn it around. These blogs will show you that your mindset can take you further than you ever dreamed possible.

Is digital nomad life for you?

2018-12-16T16:12:25+02:00

4 important considerations.I have been traveling for the past 30 years, even before it was popular and digital… First as a backpacker and later as a speaker and writer I have visited more than 100 countries. I help other entrepreneurs adapt to the location independent lifestyle, for example by pointing [...]

Is digital nomad life for you?2018-12-16T16:12:25+02:00

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

2018-12-16T15:45:30+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!2018-12-16T15:45:30+02:00

Organizing a workshop or retreat

2018-12-16T16:20:18+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.Many people [...]

Organizing a workshop or retreat2018-12-16T16:20:18+02:00

Travel light – packing advice

2019-01-17T13:00:19+02:00

“How can you travel with only one small carry-on bag?” Many people (especially women) think that you can never bring everything you need. As an example, I will show you exactly what I bring and how I pack. This is what [...]

Travel light – packing advice2019-01-17T13:00:19+02:00

How I stole food during the Survivor TV show

2018-12-16T16:08:36+02:00

And why you should steal, too.Rules are good. They keep our society organized and decent. But sometimes you have to bend, or even break, the rules. When you are really hungry, for example; but that is not what this post is about. It’s about control. Even in circumstances where you [...]

How I stole food during the Survivor TV show2018-12-16T16:08:36+02:00

‘Museum Piece’

2019-01-21T09:22:51+02:00

"Museum Piece" Late 2015 I was honoured with my own exhibition in museum Flehite in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. The temporary exhibition was about various forms of emigration. The fact that I am considered The Netherlands ‘first digital nomad’ apparently made me ‘museum-worthy’… It felt so [...]

‘Museum Piece’2019-01-21T09:22:51+02:00

Four and a half months of travel: the facts

2019-01-22T14:06:07+02:00

From Nov 2015 till April 2016 I cruised from Spain to Brazil, traveled in South and North America and finally took a luxury cruise back to Europe. Do you have to be rich to live like this? No. Do you have to be creative and flexible? Yes. In this blog I’ll [...]

Four and a half months of travel: the facts2019-01-22T14:06:07+02:00

Get shit done!

2018-12-16T16:02:53+02:00

On a cruise for location independent entrepreneurs I met Dan and Bjorn. Like me, they both travel several months a year while running their businesses. Together we figured out what makes us productive in challenging circumstances. And how we balance work and fun for optimal happiness. Do you know what makes [...]

Get shit done!2018-12-16T16:02:53+02:00

I’d lost my mojo

2019-01-22T14:03:30+02:00

I’d lost my mojo – my spark. And I hadn’t even realised. Until I came across it again in Brazil, after a cruise with 150 digital nomads. I had been struggling with my health for over ten months. Apparently I had asked more of myself than was sensible after the whiplash [...]

I’d lost my mojo2019-01-22T14:03:30+02:00

The Best Reference

2018-12-16T16:33:21+02:00

Regardless of whether you’re a speaker, coach, consultant or business person: what works better than explaining on your website just how good you are? Exactly: letting your clients do the talking. But do you recognize the situation in which a hugely enthusiastic client – after your presentation, consultation or other [...]

The Best Reference2018-12-16T16:33:21+02:00