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In this book, Morgen Housel explains the psychology of money. It doesn’t really give investment advice, but very nicely explains the psychology that comes with investing and what to keep in mind when making financial choices. …


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Lessons you won’t learn in college or in school which I learned from money

Last year I have learned some lessons on how you should manage your finances. It has led me to start investing in stocks and has given me a long term investment goal. When applying these lessons to my financial situation, I started to see similarities between time and money management…


And continue to read at this pace. Here are my 3 tips to get started.

As a kid, I never really read a lot. However, during college, I started to like reading more and more but was always somewhat slow and because I was slow, I had more struggle to keep reading as it felt like forever to finish a book. In the following years…


Flip thinking is a way of thinking that focuses on solving problems by looking differently at them. As the authors of this book state: “The pessimist sees the glass as half empty. The optimist sees it as half full. This book takes a third approach: where is the tap?”

Some…


If you want to reach a goal, say run a marathon, start training in silence, and smash everyone’s expectations. Here’s why

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In the book The Motivation Myth, Jeff Haden tells why to keep your goals a secret and should definitely not brag about it. Above I gave the example of running a marathon as a goal and I will stick to that example. So once you have decided you want to…


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From the remarkable story written by the founder of NIKE, Phil Knight. Shoe Dog

I have just finished the book Shoe Dog about the story of Phil Knight who founded NIKE together with his former coach Bill Bowerman. He takes you on his journey that begins by going to Japan and pretending to have a business. Then he starts to sell those Japanese shoes…


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During my time as a nanobiology student, I had to read papers. A lot of papers. In the beginning, it was fun and exciting to read about new discoveries. However, at some point, it becomes really annoying when you have to read about 3 to 4 papers every week on…


Almost everyone has goals in life, however, not everyone will reach those goals. Some blame their lack of talent and others say that they aren’t able to find the motivation. After reading and listening to some books about talent and motivation, these things are what taught me the most.

1. People are not born with talent

Most people will disagree on this point. At first, I also believed in talent the way most people do. However, when I read the book ‘Peak’ by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool my perspective on talent changed. Most people see talent as being born with some kind of genetic code…


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What is Robotic Process Automation?

A new revolution is on its way to change the job market and a lot will change. A relatively new technology called Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a new rising star. This technology enables you to easily and quickly automate (business) processes and create digital employees (or robots) that can…


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Wat is “Robotic Process Automation”?

Een nieuwe revolutie is bezig op de banenmarkt en er gaat een hoop veranderen. Een relatief nieuwe technologie genaamd Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is bezig met een flinke opmars. Deze technologie maakt het mogelijk om processen heel snel te automatiseren waardoor een virtuele medewerker of robot werk kan overnemen. Dit…

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