3 leadership lessons from a 900km walk

3 leadership lessons from the Camino

Last year in April and May I walked 900km (560ml) through Spain, on the Camino to Santiago de Compostela. It is in this city in North West Spain where the remains of Saint James the Greater were discovered in the year 813. Since then, people began to undertake a pilgrimage to visit the grave of Saint James.  The Camino has intrigued me for a long time. I was fascinated by this ancient … [Read more...]

CBP-46: 4 steps to bridge the channel gap, with Steve Andrews

CBP46 - Steve Andrews

Steve Andrews is an independent consultant who helps technology vendors to unleash the revenue potential of their partnerships. Steve primarily works in the channel area of alliances, where he helps his customers build bridges between the technology vendor and the partner to ensure a better understanding between the two companies. In this conversation with Steve we dive into the differences … [Read more...]

Why the new EU VAT law forces me to partly close the shop

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As of the 1st of January, the European VAT tax law will undergo a change. What on the outset seems as a simple change, has on the inside major implications for companies that do business online. The change in essence comes down to the fact that when dealing with consumers, an online shop no longer should charge its local VAT, but charge the VAT that is applicable to the EU country the consumer … [Read more...]

How the world sees YOU


Have you ever read a description of a type of person where you felt the author accurately described you? That happened to me a few times when reading Sally Hogshead’s “How the world sees YOU”. This book is all about the science of fascination and how the world sees you. As Sally puts it: “The greatest value you can add is to become more of yourself”.  To do so, Sally describes 49 personality … [Read more...]

CBP-45: Actionable Collaboration, with Chris Taylor

Actionable Collaboration with Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor describes himself as a digital nomad entrepreneur. Chris lives in Panama, Spain and Canada, while running his business Actionable Books with a team of people who are also globally dispersed. This can only work with a high degree of collaboration, hence I invited Chris to be my guest in the podcast to explore where and what type of business collaboration enables Chris to do what he … [Read more...]