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How good is your English? My interview on FD.nl

How good is your English? My interview on FD.nl

De Roemeense IT’er, de bankier uit Duitsland en de Britse onderzoeker. Op de Nederlandse werkvloer wordt steeds meer Engels gesproken. Nederlanders denken dat zij die taal uitstekend beheersen, maar er valt nog een flinke slag te maken. Imagine an organization (or is...

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Bye bye Silicon Valley…..

This: ‘I cancelled because I felt like such a fraud standing up there. All those eyes looking at me. What if I blacked out? Or said the wrong thing? And no way could I deal with the questions afterwards. So I gave the job to someone else.’ This is what a client told...

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Looking back on never looking back…

I went back to where it all began this weekend. On Saturday morning, I headed back to the prestigious language institute Regina Coeli (de nonnetjes van Vught) for a retirement party for a beloved former colleague and friend. I was hired by Coeli in February of 1991,...

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I turn 51 today and I’ve got a present for you!

I turn 51 today and I’ve got a present for you!

It's my 51st birthday today! And I've got a gift for YOU! I'm giving out free hugs on Saturday! On August 31, I'll be at the Den Bosch train station from 10.00-11.00, and then at Utrecht Centraal (inside, on the Jaarbeurs side) from around 12.00 till 13.00. Come and...

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You are stealing. And this is why.

Oh oh oh ... Guess what? You are stealing. I know you are. And that's not good. You have ideas that are worth sharing. You have a story to tell. But for some reason, you're holding back. Doubting yourself. Wondering if you should really share your ideas. You wonder if...

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Help me celebrate my 51st birthday with 51derful things!

Help me celebrate my 51st birthday with 51derful things!

Happy Monday! I'm turning 51 on August 28th. I am really excited! In English, we have the expression 'Age only matters if you are a cheese or a wine.' The last time I checked, I was neither! So many people fear getting old. But not me, I am proud to be 51! I have...

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