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Balancing work & divorce: 10 tips!

Talk to your manager about your personal situation, mainly sharing the broad lines, not the details.  Structure your time, both at home and at work. Talk with your family and friends, and write down your thoughts and feelings to help process your situation.   Be aware that the people in your environment might feel powerless. Don’t ask for solutions, ask [...]

By | maart 23rd, 2018|blog|0 Comments

7 golden tips when your employee is going through a divorce

Know your employee. Know what is happening, also at home, so you can provide timely support.   Listen to your colleague and acknowledge the (emotional) situation, whilst keeping the helicopter view.   Help your colleague structure work and time.  Stimulate your colleague to take good care of him/herself by for example eating healthy food and exercise.   Co-create an appropriate [...]

By | maart 23rd, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Watching is judging; seeing is caring!

The other day I was giving a presentation for a group of about 35 people. I was telling a personal story. I was nervous, and while I was speaking, I felt as if I was standing on a balcony, watching myself speak. It made me feel insecure, even more nervous, and as if I was being judged. Thoughts like: “You [...]

By | maart 13th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Hoe ga je om met je werk wanneer je in scheiding ligt? – 10 tips

Scheiden staat op 2e plaats van de meest stressvolle momenten uit ons leven. Door de ervaren stress en chaos die ontstaat door een scheiding, maak je je meer zorgen, slaap je vaak slechter, kun je je moeilijker concentreren, weet je het soms gewoon allemaal niet meer. Er zijn veel onzekerheden over financiën, de eventuele zorg voor de kinderen, je woonsituatie, [...]

By | februari 6th, 2018|blog|6 Comments

Wat kun je doen als werkgever, wanneer je werknemer in scheiding ligt? – 7 tips

Scheiden staat op de tweede plaats van de meest stressvolle momenten uit ons leven. Door de ervaren stress en chaos die ontstaat door een scheiding, is een werknemer minder goed in staat op het werk te presteren. Onderzoek wijst uit dat; werknemers in scheiding het Nederlands bedrijfsleven een half miljard per jaar kosten; een werknemer in scheiding dubbel zoveel verzuimt [...]

By | januari 10th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Conflict situations: yell, ignore or …

Conflicts make thousands of refugees fleeing around the world, finding a safe place to live – Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Israel and Palestine, Libya, so many. I feel horrible hearing the news, watching people trying to find food or water when there is a cease-fire for 24 hours. Why are we doing this to each other? These are complicated conflicts, [...]

By | maart 6th, 2017|blog|2 Comments

The 3 key elements of making meaningful connections

By taking the time to stop in the midst of our busy days, look around us, pause for a minute, even with 6 meetings scheduled back-to-back, we are able to read people around us even more, making our work and relationships even richer. You will find that taking a few moments for yourself before you get into the next meeting [...]

By | augustus 26th, 2016|blog|2 Comments