Posts Tagged ‘Sense of purpose’

When do you experience flow?

These days you see it everywhere. Shops, books and yoga studios – many carry a title including the word ‘Flow’. I find it a fascinating concept. It regularly passes the table in my conversations with HR managers and other professionals. We explore it and ask ourselves what it is and when you experience it. What […]

A December present. For you.

The other day I was in London. And I saw people running on their way to their next goal. I was on my way to St Pancras to catch the Eurostar. With my mind already focused on getting some lunch, checking in and boarding – and those thoughts gave me a rushed feeling. And then […]

How does work contribute to happiness?

Last May I was pleasantly surprised by the positive message that an impressive 89 percent of the Dutch population indicate that they frequently experience feelings of happiness. This is the conclusion of research by psychologist Ad Bergsma and the Trimbos Institute. Just before summer, when many of us are about to leave to wonderful holiday […]

How your personality shapes your career

This week I read about an interesting career development study carried out by the University of Ghent which I am keen to share with you.  For me the most striking outcome was: Not your studies but your character is one of the main factors that determines how your career evolves. Ok, the outcomes may not […]