I love late bloomers

I love late bloomers. I find very little more optimistic than the thought that you’re never to old to be creative, productie and entrepreneurial. That your whole life can be a great adventure packed with discovery and learning. And that ...

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Diversity: first, get uncomfortable

Okay, so even though the movements and communities I work in, are working towards a better future, they aren’t very diverse. Even in our climate movement in the super diverse city of Rotterdam, with at least 175 nationalities. So, I ...

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Diversity: just do it!

Inclusion is often taken as a study object, but real action is missing, says Abigail Norville, HR-director of the Rotterdam council, in the Rotterdam online paper Vers Beton. And I agree. Therefore, I have put together a to do-list for ...

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The ultimate diversity?

As I have written before, I started asking myself: how do we invite more diversity into our movement? Asking myself this question, raised some tricky questions, one of them being: what diversity really means. Then I found this quote on ...

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Eroding the power from within (2)

In the article I posted a few days ago I talked about Dutch police people, who between 2013 and 2016 stood up and formed a movement to reclaim their own profession, judgement and space to do their work properly. In ...

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