Day 2: Values

Hello hello and welcome to day two of the virtual self-development conference. If this is the first article you read in this series, I recommend to go back to the introduction and to day 1 where I kick off the conference and establish some ground rules. If you read the other articles and did the…

On discovering my values: Creativity

A while back, I took the time to figure out what my values are and where I got them from. I tried to discern what those values consist of and how they are connected. I also tried to define them and how I can show them in through my behavior. One of those values is…

How to become a good leader? – III

Part 2 This is my very subjective series on how to become a good leader. Everything I write serves as a reminder for myself and to give you an opportunity to reflect about your own leadership. It is probably good to start with the first part where I speak about the importance of crafting your leadership…

On discovering my values: Love

A while back, I took the time to figure out what my values are and where I got them from. I tried to discern what those values consist of and how they are connected. I also tried to define them and how I can show them in through my behavior. One of those values is…

On discovering my values: wisdom

A while ago, I identified my most important values. One which ranks very high on that list is wisdom. I could just stop here and say that wisdom is important to me and that’s it. However, I am losing out on a wide range of interesting questions and insights why it is important to me…

A book about yourself

You might think that there is already a word for this called biography, but this is not what I mean. A biography is often written so that others can get to know you and your life. A book about yourself is also no diary. A diary is also a great way to understand yourself and…

On discovering my values: harmony

A while ago, I identified my most important values. One which ranks very high on that list is harmony. I could just stop here and say that harmony is important to me and that’s it. However, I am losing out on a wide range of interesting questions and insights why it is important to me…

The importance of stories

Stories are a wonderful thing. They are a carrier of knowledge and help us learn, they can make us feel stronger, they can let us dream, and they can help us to get lost in something we like.

Why having a hero matters

With all the hero movies in cinema, I think it makes sense to think about who our heroes are in our daily lives. Two years back, I wrote somehting about one of my heroes.

Conflicting values

We all have a certain set of values, which are important to us and we try to follow. They help us making decisions and give us hold as they identify who we are and what we stand for. But do we ever really think about our values?