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Hidden Brain Should Be Visible

Hidden Brain Should Be Visible

If you have yet to discover the treasure trove that is NPR podcasts, Hidden Brain will not disappoint. Taking on social and behavioral science, this podcast is full of surprises.

Four Goals and Forks

Four Goals and Forks

Since I’m careful to offend both sides of the Belgian language divide, normally it would be the French-speakers’ turn.

Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills

Sweaty palms, butterfly sensations in your stomach, heart racing... these are natural physical responses when it comes to having to stand up in...

Storytelling

Storytelling

Since the Ancient Greeks, stories followed a three-act structure. It was still evident in Shakespearean plays from the late 1500s, and it is still...

Signalling

Signalling

People and organizations are constantly sending signals. The ones that enjoy the most trust are the ones that are consistent. To be interesting,...

Adjustment Required

Adjustment Required

This comic perfectly sums up how Americans need to adapt to living abroad, particularly Europe.😆 Be sure to check out www.itchyfeetcomic.com for...

Dominique Leroy

Dominique Leroy

In my interview with the CEO of Proximus, I learned she has bold plans for the workforce of the future. But what did she want to be when she was a...

Hidden Brain Should Be Visible

Hidden Brain Should Be Visible

Have you discovered the NPR podcast from the States, yet? Hidden Brain is amazing. A favorite episode: NPR is a producer of exceptional podcasts,...

Say what?

Everyone hates a phony, so are you what you say you are? Words are encapsulated vessels of emotion and fact. If the news wears you out each evening,...

Worth a Listen

Psychologist Adam Grant railed against a common corporate platitude: Managers who say, “Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions,” on this week's...

Client News

Client News

The amazingly talented Fashion Tech superstar, Jasna Rok, is moving into a new studio! Congratulations. Here I'm posing with her technical genius,...

Hearing Protection Goes Glam

Hearing Protection Goes Glam

Client News Loop Nightlife makes Wired Magazine with an 8/10 review! (Have you protected your hearing lately?)    

Conversation with Alexander De Croo

Conversation with Alexander De Croo

(Brussel, April 2018) In this interview with Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, we look at that what's happening in digitization in Belgium,...

No More Awful New Year Resolutions

The best inspiration for New Year's Resolutions comes from Afrika Bambaataa: Peace! Love! Unity!...and Having Fun! Forget the diets and drinking...

Meaningful Words

Thank you, 37signals for publishing this. Every letter matters Copywriting is interface design. Great interfaces are written. If you think every...

Work Backwards

I've forbidden my daughter to throw me a funeral in Belgium. The notion of "greeting" the casket weirds me out--even though I'll be too dead to...

Hey Girl. Where Have You Been?

    While sitting around a table dotted with spaghetti stains and breadsticks, a bunch of fellow marketers, writers, branding experts,...

Thank you, Gendarme. Thank you, Editor.

You know that annoying person that appears on boards, in comments, ready to go "gotcha" to your grammar mistake? Like you post Matthew McConaughey's...

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Musée de la Photographie  - In honor of Paul Magnette's righteous uprising against the World Press Photo Award's dubious selection, perhaps it's a...

Quote This!

Yeah, it's crooked—but it's straight from the AP Style Manual. See that part about the commas and periods? Inside the quotation marks!

How Much Does Text Cost for a Website?

For a new website, the average client needs 5 - 7 pages with about 250 - 500 words per page; typically that runs between €1250 - €3500 (more words =...

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Daniel Brühl Filmathon - German actor in films like Inglorious Basterds & Bourne Ultimatum, but two German must sees: Good Bye Lenin & The...

V is …

Is that Nat King Cole You're Singing? The tables are sticky with spilled beer and the lights are causing you to squint. You shield your hand against...

Pull the Plug!

  Even Justin Bieber jokes get old. If you care about your marketing, never use the "Keep Calm" meme again. It's been recycled since 2009 and...

Blogging and Tone of Voice

It's a deliberate choice. The Wall Street Journal, invoicing spreadsheets, BBC headlines, prescription leaflets, legal documents—there's serious...

VLENGLISH MISTAKE #23:

Translating gezellig as cozy. Coffee and cake with friends is "nice" or "fun" since there's not really a word for gezellig in English. Cozy is...

Things That Suck

Apathy Facebook Messenger The insane Deurwaarders/Huissiers de Justice system Robin Williams' early death Dallas Cowboys Liking instead of doing...

Writing in English?

This book is essential. At 105 pages, it's concise, easy-to-read and will prevent you from sounding like an automaton or worse, a diplomat. The...

The number one question I receive?

"Is Harcourt de Tourville your real name?"     The second most popular question: "What brings you to Belgium?"     The third?...

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  True Detective - Amazing series on DVD which will forever change your opinion on Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey's acting ability....

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