Allow me to quote an old saying: A crisis brings out the best and the worst in people.
There are countless examples of bad behavior, e.g. hoarding in the supermarket at the beginning of the pandemic, recklessness by not observing the lockdown… Read more
This unprecedented period is the ideal moment for an inner reflection and a journey through your own life experiences, to identify how you can learn from them and how it can help you to overcome this crisis.
I believe this is… Read more
The coronavirus pandemic has revealed the remarkable powers and strengths we possess as human beings. When faced with trauma and adversity, people demonstrate capabilities such as resilience, adaptability, adjustment, discipline, tolerance, patience.
Lessons… Read more
Take a few minutes to think back to early March, everyone was going to work as usual, complaining about the traffic and all those other issues which beset our daily lives, but no one was complaining that they were not looking forward to being confined… Read more
As a linguistic expert, the way in which human beings interact and how communication dynamics work have always fascinated me. As an executive assistant, I have had many chances to observe how human communication happens in the business environment… Read more
Dear IMA friends
The world is turned upside down and many of us are bored in an empty, but sunny Netherlands. Fortunately, the majority of our Dutch IMA members are still working, often from a home situation, which is not always easy. Of… Read more
We left Easter behind, and the only topic everybody is talking about is: When will this situation be over? Are we allowed to start thinking of summer vacation already? When will we all return to our normal lives? Well, after 53 days of isolation, I… Read more