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11 cities – 200 km IN the water
20/07/2018 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


I was born and raised in the Frisian province, in the north of the Netherlands. A province famous for it’s...


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Ikigai – a reason for being
20/05/2018 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


According to Japanese tradition everyone has an Ikigai, a reason for being. In daily life wording: your...


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Great things are done by a series of small things brought together – Vincent van Gogh
14/02/2018 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


Coming from Vincent van Gogh we can’t do anything but believe this quote to be true. Also in economics...


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The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences
16/01/2018 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change...


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Nieuwmarkt in the snow
21/12/2017 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


Surely Amsterdam will not have a white Christmas but this comes very close to this feeling. On my way to the supermarket...


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Must read – Teeming by Tamsin Woolley-Barker
27/10/2017 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


To stay up to date I read a lot of articles and books, but not very often am I so taken by a book that...


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Chef’s that work from the source
17/10/2017 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


In general I find the way chef’s look at food and create new combinations an inspiration. But I get really...


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SheDecides – a movement I support
03/08/2017 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


I worked in Ethiopia during the W. Bush period and learned about the impact of the vision of a president...


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Cracking a problem – flowing honey
17/06/2017 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


In my work I enjoy deducting a problem in such a way that the solution seems obvious. It excites me even...


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Talents make the team
18/02/2017 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


Everyone has a talent. Some discover their talent as a child, others take their whole life. Some discover...


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Africa Rising
24/12/2016 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


A great new book about African creatives was published in september. Young and more established artists...


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Tree of life
20/09/2016 by Baukje Kleinbekman 


I grew up in a garden with a large Chestnut tree and it is to me a special that this tree saw me, my mother...


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