Time for another book review! Read more

The swedish consulting firm Crisp posted a cool video on their blog about Agile Product Ownership. Read more

Wow, what a year this was. On both a personal as professional level this year was probably one of the most important ones of my life. Read more

Hi, all.   I just started a new career at a new employer, called Thysia. This organisation, based in Breda (NL), is known for its work connecting Microsoft Dynamics and SharePoint, as well as SharePoint and NAV consulting. Most of my work however will be in their Document Management department, where we will be doing … Read more

my 2009 list of good intentions

December 22nd, 2008 | Posted by Marijn in personal growth - (0 Comments)

2008The year is not totally finished, but I am taking some time to look back at this year. It had some big changes for me, mostly work related but also some personal thingies.I didn’t really make a list of good intentions, just basically doing what is right. Some things happened really fast and out of … Read more

A few weeks ago I asked my readers to help me with a research article. I promised to publish the report. You can find it here(dutch only). Thanks to all of you who participated! Dit artikel beschrijft de tijdsbesteding in sociale netwerken als gevolg van ambitie, waar als modererende factor werkendemannen en vrouwen tussen de … Read more

A cultural weekend

August 26th, 2007 | Posted by Marijn in personal growth - (0 Comments)

Well, this has been a nice cultural weekend with plenty of me-time.After a few weeks of rain and cold, the first signs of summer are back in Belgium. While I am writing this, I am sitting in front of my giant LCD TV screen, with an orange peel-off mask from Garnier on my face..So now … Read more

Premaster course @ OU Breda

August 19th, 2007 | Posted by Marijn in personal growth - (0 Comments)

Well, since this week, it is official.. I am a college boy again..sort of..in the evenings and the weekends 😉 I received my books and courses for my new class which will prepare me for the “Master in Science” degree.Today I had the time to look at them properly, and to find out which exercices … Read more

proactivity: week 2

July 30th, 2007 | Posted by Marijn in personal growth - (0 Comments)

While it still is being hard to discover opportunities to expand my circle of influence and cases where I can be proactive, I do manage to use my time more actively: jogging, keeping my house clean, reading,… I do feel a lot happier, knowing that my nights are not wasted anymore, so with that happy … Read more

Being proactive: week 1

July 23rd, 2007 | Posted by Marijn in personal growth - (0 Comments)

owkay, status after one week: quite depressing As stated in the latest posts, my first week trying to be proactive resulted in a loss..My mindset is slowly changing, I am realising all the time that I am making reactive decisions, and that I myself can change some things that I want to improve!! (like doing … Read more