Leadership

A platform for YOUth

A platform for YOUth

This year AIESEC in The Netherlands is organizing its second Youth Speak Forum on the 29th of April in the Lighthouse in The Hague. Want to find out more about the event? Keep reading about Benjamins experience of attending last year's Youth Speak Forum! What is Youth...

My NST Blog experience

My NST Blog experience

How my  AIESEC experience started After one year of being part of AIESEC in Tilburg, I was far from done with AIESEC experience. However, I also felt like I should continue my studies before devoting another year solely to this organization. Therefore, I decided to...

How to deal with disappointments?

How to deal with disappointments?

This is not another Corona-blog. However, as I am writing this piece, I cannot stop thinking about the current pandemic that is happening in the world. Almost everyone in the world has been affected, whether it is large or small. Here in the Netherlands, the biggest...

Teaching Simon

Teaching Simon

A couple of years ago, my mother asked me if I wanted tutor Simon, a boy living across the street. His mother had approached mine because this little boy has had 6 different tutors that year alone already, but none of them were able to explain math to him. Curious as...

Welcome to the start-up hub

Welcome to the start-up hub

We all know by now that the start-up world is a very exciting one to work in. Yet, it always seemed a bit farfetched for me to be an entrepreneur and start working for myself. But is this feeling justified? I now think that, once you have a good idea of what you are...

It is okay to be different

It is okay to be different

When you look up normal in the dictionary, this (or anything similar) is the definition that you will get. Although this definition probably wouldn’t surprise you, it is still a pretty vague description. Who decides what is the conforming standard, usual, typical, or...

5 Tips to Give a Training that Sticks

5 Tips to Give a Training that Sticks

5 tips to give a training or workshop that sticks "Public speaking is a skill you can learn!" It’s something that most of us have had to do one way or another dozens of times: public speaking. Whether it’s a presentation in class, giving a training or speaking at a...

Why do we need entrepreneurial leadership?

Why do we need entrepreneurial leadership?

“Since its inception, IE Business School has embraced the entrepreneurial spirit as a core value, and is now an international reference in the field of entrepreneurship” (entrepreneurship.ie.edu). What AIESEC and IE Business School have in common is the commitment...

Transformational vs Transactional Leadership

Transformational vs Transactional Leadership

Transformational or transactional leadership? Is one better than the other? The concept of transformational leadership was initially introduced by the expert and presidential biographer James MacGregor Burns. According to Burns, transformational leadership can be seen...

TEDx talks on World Peace

TEDx talks on World Peace

In our world seemingly small things like intolerance and misunderstanding differences have caused large-scale conflict, destruction and even wars. With that in mind, world peace can seem like an impossible thing. Despite that, we at AIESEC interpret it a little...

Tussenjaar? Zó vul je dat in!

Tussenjaar? Zó vul je dat in!

Je hoort het steeds vaker: mensen die een tussenjaar nemen tijdens, of na, hun bachelor. Niet heel gek vinden wij. Wanneer je aan één stuk door studeert, ben je namelijk al op vroege leeftijd student af. Dat klinkt misschien aantrekkelijk, maar er zitten de nodige...

De 6 meest inspirerende leiders van de 20e eeuw

De 6 meest inspirerende leiders van de 20e eeuw

Wie waren de meest invloedrijke en inspirerende leiders van de vorige eeuw? Wie hebben ons dagelijks denken of manier van leven dusdanig veranderd dat we nu nog regelmatig naar deze personen verwijzen? Wij zetten onze top 6 voor je op een rijtje. 1. Albert Einstein...