Hello hello, dear reader! In the second half of this month, I’m planning to do some technical improvements to the site. This might mean some downtime in the following two weeks, but please know this is temporary!
It’s a long time ago I posted something in my Thoughts on Tuesday category. Here’s one for you, the Peter Principle. I first heard of this in a management podcast and since am seeing it all around me. Here’s something to think about on your Tuesday. Promotions The Peter Principle goes on the assumption that … Read morePeter Principle in Practice
This article is a re-edit from an article I posted early this year on the Dutch version of my blog. You are the average of the five persons you hang out with the most. That’s a fact. With average I mean anything. Level of education, wealth, physical fitness, anything. Rockstars know rockstars! Why Successful People … Read moreRockstars Know Rockstars – Why Smart Friends Matter
It’s been just over a year and a half now that I started blogging about personal finance. As a Dutch guy, I started my first blog in Dutch. You can still find it over at Ontsladebaas.nl. The blog is still up, all the Dutch articles can be found there. But why do I blog in … Read moreThoughts On Blogging in English
Last week I read a fantastic blog post published by Mr. RIP from Italy, titled what would you do with 1 million euros.
Apparently this post began last month in the UK FIRE community, where people would run a thought experiment with the following question:
What would you if you got given £1 Million?
Since I’m in continental Europe, I will take up the challenge in euros instead of pounds. In the end, I don’t think it makes a difference anyway.
The article by Mr. RIP was very well written. My mind isn’t that clear yet on this topic, that’s why decided to participate in the experiment, and post in this new category Thoughts on Tuesday. Writing helps me to structure thoughts, so please find below my answer to the question “What would you do if you got given €1 million?”