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Why presenting data is like hanging a traffic light

In the Netherlands, traffic lights are not always strategically placed. When the sun shines from a certain angle, it’s impossible to see the red light turn green. So, you’ll have to make gut decisions — which isn’t advisable in traffic. In countries like the U.S. and Germany, traffic lights usually hang across from an intersection, …

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What a German traffic measure can teach us about maximizing efficiency

Having lived in Germany for quite a while, I can safely say the Germans pride themselves on efficiency. They generally know how to achieve maximum productivity. But there’s one thing that doesn’t fit the picture. Where I live, villages are interconnected by roads with lots of roundabouts and crossings. Here, the speed limit drops very …

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If you can grow a perfect flower, you can help employees thrive

Love a flower in full bloom? Chances are it was grown in the right soil. The thing is, each flower is different. You can’t create one bedding and expect roses, anemones, and tulips to blossom collectively. Each flower requires specific conditions, and it pays off to have a closer look at them. Why? If you …

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Which umbrella will protect from an uncontrolled rain of information?

Which umbrella will protect from an uncontrolled rain of information?

The other day, I was walking my happy-go-lucky dogs when it suddenly started pouring. My four-footed friends didn’t mind, but I did. I had not brought an umbrella, and I wasn’t all too happy about my rain-soaked coat. Of course, I could have prevented this situation if I’d checked my weather app before going out …

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What my five-year-old has taught me about improving employee behavior

What my five-year-old has taught me about improving employee behavior

Since the pandemic hit, most people have embraced remote working and retreated into their improvised home offices. During this time, I’ve learned many lessons. But I have to say my five-year-old has taught me one of the most important ones. Let me share it with you, as it will come in handy on every work …

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Do you prefer the business equivalent of dating or marriage?

Do you prefer the business equivalent of dating or marriage?

Some find dating exciting. Others believe it’s nerve-racking. But at some point, virtually all people put themselves out there. Most are hoping for a long-term relationship. After all, a genuine connection that culminates in marriage is worth a lot. The initial thrill might fade over time, but think about the energy you put into a …

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How to free up time and increase employee, customer, and business satisfaction

How to free up time and increase employee, customer, and business satisfaction

You’ve got a ton of tasks to complete, but there are only twenty-four hours in a day. And you also need to eat, sleep, and spend quality time with your loved ones. So, how are you going to make the most of those eight-or-so hours you’re in the (home) office? A typical day at work …

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