Burnout, the “physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress,” is unfortunately common. Though a familiar to many condition, it is still on the rise – especially amongst younger professionals. Having owned a business – or two – I have come to pinpoint some key practices that can be associated with a burnout.
guest piece for the blog of the Amsterdam American Business Club
Setting up a business in the Netherlands holds promise. Though small in size, the country is strategically positioned in Europe and has an internationally-oriented economy.
What about the reality of running your own business here however? I’ve grown to like lists, so looking back at my experiences as a business owner in the Netherlands I put together the following list of pros and cons.
Read the rest of the article on the AABC site.
Many times clients will expect a fixed budget and a firm deadline. That means a contract based on a set of fixed deliverables, and a project typically confined to those deliverables despite of any changes/challenges that may come up along the creative process.
But, what should you do when you want to get your client to work with an agile methodology? How can you convince them to trust the process, and what are the things to keep in mind to ensure expectations are managed?
Are you looking for a new member to join your team or searching for a collaborator on a freelance basis, and not sure where to start? Some pointers to get you going can be found in this piece.
Your business is going well – congrats! – and you now find yourself thinking: Is it time to scale? Running a business is hard work, and it can be very temping to have access to a second – or third – set of hands. However, there are a series of things to consider before taking the plunge.
Searching for that special someone on dating websites sometimes feels like browsing an online shopping catalogue. A recent website, Supermanket, takes this analogy a step further by listing men as products that women can look at and buy.Searching for that special someone on dating websites sometimes feels like browsing an online shopping catalogue. A recent website, Supermanket, takes this analogy a step further by listing men as products that women can look at and buy.