Want to get stuff done? Get out of the way!

Whether you are involved in one or more companies, understanding your unique value to the organization is key to its success. Taking yourself a little less important is too 😉

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Dust-busting on the Moon and a paper-based tablet – IMPRESSO #34

In this impresso: dust-busting on the Moon, paper-based tablets, and artificial skin mimicking our body’s sensory skills.

by in September 9, 2020

My Patience-Eureka moment

What’s triggering patience? Or impatience for that matter! Let me share my personal “Patience-Eureka” moment and how it changed my perspective.

by in August 27, 2020

Print yourself a house and self-healing polymers – IMPRESSO #33

In this IMPRESSO: print yourself a house, a selfie a day keeps the doctor away, and self-healing polymers.

by in August 25, 2020

Love your competition

Are you losing sleep over your competition? Are you afraid of them hurting your business? How about trying a different approach? Here are four reasons to love your competition.

by in August 13, 2020

Robotic Aquaman and bricks as power banks – IMPRESSO #32

In this edition: robotic Aquaman, bricks as power banks, and keepin’ it cool… without A/C!

by in August 13, 2020

The Renaissance of Profitability

Until a few months ago, it seemed like no one cared about profitability as long as a company was growing. But growth is not just cool and profitability is not optional. Profits are the key to any viable growth strategy.

by in July 30, 2020

Speaking gloves and e-waste for metal coatings – IMPRESSO #31

In this edition: Speaking gloves, science fiction in the OR, and transforming e-waste into superior metal coatings.

by in July 29, 2020

See you later, procrastinator!

If you belong to the rare species that never procrastinates, I have two things to tell you: first, I admire you. And second, you probably don’t need to read this post … unless of course, you’re really curious 😉

by in July 16, 2020

Magic bones and soap bubble pollination – IMPRESSO #30

In this edition: magic bones, soap bubbles used for pollination, and flying snakes.

by in July 16, 2020

Machiavelli or bad hair day?

If you think everyone is out to get you and treat them accordingly, maybe you should think again. Because there are three good reasons to always assume positive intent: fairness, math, and love. 

by in July 2, 2020

Einstein-inspired bees and sweaty smartwatches – IMPRESSO #29

In this edition: sweaty smartwatches, Einstein-inspired bees, and how to turn into a “numbers-person”.

by in July 2, 2020

Vampires & Power Rangers

Negative people leave us feeling de-energized and trigger our so-called ‘fight or flight’ mechanism. Let’s get rid of these vampires with what they hate most: Power Rangers, aka positive people!

by in June 18, 2020

Confetti brains and fat-burning mice – IMPRESSO #28

In this edition: confetti brains, AI that reads your opinion, and mice on a fat burning trip – IMPRESSO #28

by in June 18, 2020

Show up. Stand up. Speak up.

I usually write about things I know a thing or two about. This blog is different. This blog is personal. This blog is about a wake-up call from a friend that made me realize: the only way to fight racism is to show up, stand up, and speak up.

by in June 4, 2020