Entries by Vanessa

Career change: Finding the road ahead

When considering a career change, either by necessity or by choice, we might feel unsure about how to proceed. Sometimes we do not really know what we would really like to do next. In short, we cannot see the road ahead. Transitions In fact, any type of transition, whether it is at work or one’s […]

Career change: Finding the road ahead

When considering a career change, either by necessity or by choice, we might feel unsure about how to proceed. Sometimes we do not really know what we would really like to do next. In short, we cannot see the road ahead. Transitions In fact, any type of transition, whether it is at work or one’s […]

On communication

Many of the difficulties we face at work, or in our own lives, are often due to miscommunication in one form or another. At work, poor communication can lead to diminished collaboration, fruitless meetings, conflicts and overall dissatisfaction. Communication Communication can be influenced by many factors. First of all, our own personality, and the kind […]

Managing stress

Managing stress 80 percent of Americans are stressed at work, according to a recent study by Nielsen for Everest College (see HBR Spring 2015). In the current highly competitive economy, we all have over-full agenda’s and high work-load. If you are feeling stressed, make sure you are having enough sleep, taking regular meals and doing enough […]

The Gifts Compass: To navigate life better using jungian types

Understanding jungian types : A compass to navigate life beter The Gifts Compass Inventory (GCI) is a personality typology profile which was recently developed in the United State. It is based on C.G. Jung’s model of psychological types. It gives a clear and nuanced image of a person’s temperament (introversion or extraversion) and preferred orientation […]

The Gifts Compass: To navigate life better using jungian types

Understanding jungian types : A compass to navigate life beter The Gifts Compass Inventory (GCI) is a personality typology profile which was recently developed in the United State. It is based on C.G. Jung’s model of psychological types. It gives a clear and nuanced image of a person’s temperament (introversion or extraversion) and preferred orientation […]

The Gifts Compass: To navigate life better using jungian types

Understanding jungian types : A compass to navigate life beter The Gifts Compass Inventory (GCI) is a personality typology profile which was recently developed in the United State. It is based on C.G. Jung’s model of psychological types. It gives a clear and nuanced image of a person’s temperament (introversion or extraversion) and preferred orientation […]

Writing a diary helps

Writing a diary is like “a good medicine without side effects”, says Ellen de Bruin in this week-end’s NRC (13-14 Dec 2014). Over the last decades many studies have shown the positive effects of regularly writing down one’s feelings.