Warm Wishes for a Happy New(s) year!

  Happy 2020! Did you know 20/20 in English means 'perfect vision' ? That's what we wish for us all in the new year... The world needs clarity, in a world where social media trolls and fake news seem to keep us in a permanent 1984. The news often focuses on the negative. It seeks … Continue reading Warm Wishes for a Happy New(s) year!

Communicatie: loop, spring, durf

Taal vraagt om gedachtensprongen. En durf. Taal lijkt eenvoudig, maar is een ware kunst Om fris en gericht je ideeën te delen, moet je weten waar je naartoe gaat, èn je gedachte de vrije loop laten. Soms moet je recht op je doel afgaan. Maar om hindernissen te nemen moet je verder denken. Taal is … Continue reading Communicatie: loop, spring, durf

Europe’s language business

From http://www.guardian.co.uk: In our January 2010 diary we report on the European Commission's revelation that language related services amount to one of the biggest earning sectors in the region, but more needs to be done to raise awareness of these skills and resources. Business generated by Europe's translation providers and other language teaching services is … Continue reading Europe’s language business

De woorden die je zegt, tonen wie je bent

De woorden die je zegt, tonen echt wie je bent. Kijk maar naar Steve Jobs van Apple. Hij  is een mensen-mens. Hij spreekt over dromen, dingen waarmaken, waarde, mensen. Kit Eaton van Fast Company plaatste alle gebruikte woorden van een interview van Jobs in een woordenwolk. Prachtig om te zien wat er leeft in de … Continue reading De woorden die je zegt, tonen wie je bent

6 ways Media relations will change in the web 3.0 world

Media relations and PR are being drawn into the web 3.0 world. Link to video Web 3.0. Matthew Gain posted how this will change media relations on http://socialmediatoday.com The old way of doing business where managers look after the media in a given market will become redundant. How people make decisions or are impacted by … Continue reading 6 ways Media relations will change in the web 3.0 world

Communications is a dynamic exercise

Communications is a dynamic exercise, it's being alive and sharing interesting ideas and feelings with others. It's fun to discover the multitude of possibilities, to select the best-suited one, and then make it resound across the land in rich tones and color.

Powerpoint is dead, long live Powerpoint

PowerPoint is dead. PowerPoint is really dead. It is being beaten to death by people who misuse it on a massive scale; it is a giant dirty security blanket for presenters across the globe. So YES! PowerPoint is Oh So Dead! I followed an excellent training by Ib Ravn on 'Learning meetings and Conferences'. Hello … Continue reading Powerpoint is dead, long live Powerpoint

What’s your one sentence idea?

When starting a novel, approaching someone at a reception, presenting an idea in front of a group... famous first words do make a difference. "This is where the buck stops". "Don't ask what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country". "Make my day". We are all storytellers. The … Continue reading What’s your one sentence idea?

Ideas and positive energy rule!

Seth Godin has a new book out, and the Iphone app to support it. As gurus go, he has made and maintained his brand well. The new one is called Unleashing the Super Ideavirus. Like it. Live your ideas! Have taste! Be in tune with your Hive! They should force politicians to read it. And … Continue reading Ideas and positive energy rule!