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Who am I? – How can I improve myself?

Where do I want to go? – What steps do I take?

What is my ideal job?

Are you struggling to choose the right direction or find the right path?

Do you want to excel in freedom?

Excelling in Freedom is my motto. It is a universal recipe for personal development and personal leadership. A recipe to give yourself wings, to rise above yourself and to add value to your life and that of others. To be good to yourself and to make the world a better place. Read more about me …

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Work-life balance improved by betting on multiple horses

Barbara showed up at my practice before the summer. Recovering from a stressful period. Work had taken up too much energy. Her current job was too demanding. She was looking for her ideal job. Less ambitious, and with more tranquility and freedom for a social life. In order to restore the work-life balance, she thought. But was that the best solution?

September 1st, 2022|Personal development, Weblog|

The reason that leads us to the best

In my book, 'Excelling in Freedom | A Recipe for Personal Development', Plato, Socrates, Hartman and evolution show us the way to grow. Stories about the development of six famous people introduce you to six values and thinking styles that are important for every human being to make personal development possible. In Chapter 2, Charles Darwin introduces us to the value and thinking style: the reason that leads us to the best and Self-direction.

May 3rd, 2022|Personal development, Values|

The acquired opinion which aspires after the best

In my book Excelling in Freedom, I give my vision of personal development. All chapters begin with a storie of the development of a well-known person. In Chapter 3 - What Steps Will I Take? it is the turn of Quejana, better known as the ingenious nobleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. A story about zeal, honor, courage and extrinsic motivation. The example when it comes to having a strong Role Awareness.

March 2nd, 2022|Personal development, Values|

The innate desire for pleasure

Everyone has an innate desire for pleasure. Everyone is unique. And everyone is intrinsically motivated. In order to clarify this, I’d like to tell you to the story of how Elvis was discovered. Based on that story, I’m going to show the connection between the belly, the unruly horse, the intrinsic or moral Self, and Sense of Self.

February 13th, 2022|Personal development, Values|

Hartman’s Values

By measuring how a person values the world around them and themselves, Hartman distinguishes six values. The degree to which these six dimensions are developed yield thinking patterns or thinking styles. Below, these six thinking dimensions are described*.

January 27th, 2021|Explanatory theories, Values|

Spranger’s motives

Eduard Spranger is a Swiss behavioral scientist who lived from 1882 to 1963. In 1928 he published his book Types of Men. In it he classified six personality types. A personality type tells us what kind of attitude a person has toward the world.

January 27th, 2021|Explanatory theories, Motives|
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