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The Consequences of Growth: How Success Can Limit Your Progress

The Consequences of Growth: How Success Can Limit Your Progress

In the world of today, maintaining constant growth is something which is almost expected from the stock market and venture capitalists. An example that illustrates the attention for rapid growth, is the Fortune 100 Fastest growing companies. However, rapid growth has it consequences and it […]

Creating sustainability through change, new insights delivered by inspiring leaders

Creating sustainability through change, new insights delivered by inspiring leaders

The Business Night just turned to an end and I have returned home still buzzing from all the inspiring information that was presented to me tonight. My head is filled with stories about sustainability, entrepreneurship and ambition. I am writing this article while enjoying a […]

Board Interview #3 – Treasurer Eva Stroo

Board Interview #3 – Treasurer Eva Stroo

Name: Eva Stroo Function: Treasurer of Asset Strategy & Logistics Education: MSc Accountancy Why did you want to spend a board year? In February 2016 I became an active member by joining the Activities Committee. Soon it turned out that this was the best decision […]

Board Interview #2 – External Affairs Officer Jip Steenbakkers

Board Interview #2 – External Affairs Officer Jip Steenbakkers

Name: Jip Steenbakkers Function: External Affairs Officer of Asset Strategy & Logistics Education: MSc Supply Chain Management   Why did you want to spend a board year? Student life has been good on me, so I really wanted to extend it for another year. Though […]

Three views on Carnival

Three views on Carnival

Why I Do Not like Carnival by Mariëlle van Ballegooijen I live ‘under the rivers’ (as a literal translation from Dutch) so people usually assume that I do like Carnival. I don’t. Maybe I should have started by stating that I don’t like beer or […]

Board Interview #1 –  Vice-Chairman Mariëlle van Ballegooijen

Board Interview #1 – Vice-Chairman Mariëlle van Ballegooijen

Name: Mariëlle van Ballegooijen Function: Vice-Chairman of Asset Strategy & Logistics Education: MSc Supply Chain Management Why did you want to spend a board year? After being an active member for two years (secretary of the TRIP4you committee 2015, and chairman of the Activities committee […]

Green belt Lean Six Sigma Training training complete

Green belt Lean Six Sigma Training training complete

First of all, I am happy to tell you that I have passed the green belt exam last week. The exam was tough but with a good preparation you are able to pass it. The course was very fruitful, enjoyable, interesting and challenging. In this […]

Family firms in the 21th century

Family firms in the 21th century

  By Pauline van de Voorde I had to come up with an interesting topic for my bachelor thesis. Due to my father’s entrepreneurial skills I came into contact with family firms early in life. He started his own business 10 years ago and the […]

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Training – Week 4

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Training – Week 4

The fourth week of this challenging training was focussed on the last part of the Six Sigma model, the improve and control stage. The first thing that came to mind during this lecture was the following: shouldn’t you first control the processes before you improve […]

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Training – Week 3

Green Belt Lean Six Sigma Training – Week 3

In this article, I will tell you some interesting facts from the third training session of the Green Belt Lean Six Sigma training.  This week captured the core of the Six Sigma model focussing on the following steps: measurement and analysis.   This week was […]