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The Art of Becoming a Leader

The Art of Becoming a Leader

We all know the following famous leaders: Martin Luther King, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Angela Merkel and Donald Trump. Regardless of whether you see these people as persons who should run a country or the system your computer runs on, they are all responsible for […]

Done! but then?

Done! but then?

Maybe you are almost finished with your studies or maybe you are already dreaming of finishing because you can’t handle any more exams. Good news for you: there is a pretty good market for starters nowadays! However, how to market yourself to get the job […]

To Study, or Not to Study? That is the Question!

To Study, or Not to Study? That is the Question!

In this article I will elaborate on the intricate process of studying efficiently versus the usage of pure studying force and why the latter should be avoided. The goal of studying is to transform information (input) into knowledge (output). The process sounds simple right? Alas, […]

Happy New iYear!

Happy New iYear!

Iris I wish for all of you to have the ability to enjoy your life to the fullest, regardless of which year we are living in at the moment. Moreover, I would like to remind you that stepping into a new year does not necessarily […]

Book List #4 – Lean and Startups

Book List #4 – Lean and Startups

In this article I will illustrate some books about lean and startups, both very interesting topics to look into. One book is about lean, the famous method for waste minimization and flow maximization, one is about startups and one is a combination of them. This […]

A small step for mankind, a giant leap for students

A small step for mankind, a giant leap for students

Your first job was most probably something simple, something on the side. You gained some pocket money and gratification but that was it. Now you are finished, studied many years and you suddenly realise you’re nervous. “Am I ready? What position should I even apply […]

Can our real life actions be computed into Excel?

Can our real life actions be computed into Excel?

=IF(Excel=RealLife Actions, yes, no) Excel is a very powerful tool whether you are a student or a professional. After years of studies you may have come across formulas, pivot tables and pie charts.  While gaining experience, you have discovered the pain of digging into long […]

The red thread

The red thread

Why are we still manually conducting literature reviews for academic papers? The missed potential of scientific research In a recent interview during a 24-hour challenge of the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) the FIOD provided insight into which software system they use to […]

Supply Chain of a Sandwich

Supply Chain of a Sandwich

According to an article from last year written by Nu.nl , an online newspaper, bread consumption among Dutch consumers was overall decreasing (I know, right?I think it is weird as well), but the consumption of the so-called Luxury bread had a positive trend. As many of you […]

Supplying Santa

Supplying Santa

Businesses are finding new ways to promote their products every year. The biggest promotions have such a big impact on a company that it destabilizes the entire supply chain. Christmas or our own Sinterklaas are major examples. But nowadays there are more examples, such as […]