“There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living” Nelson Mandela

Toelichting : “It is not about attaining perfection or being better than others.  Top 1% living is about having a vision, making progress in key areas, and understanding that small shifts in mindset produce powerful shifts in behavior.”  Alissa Finerman




“I am able to control only that which I am aware of.  That which I am unaware of controls me.  Awareness empowers me.” John Whitmore – Coaching for Performance

Toelichting : “It empowers your self development, and thus your relationship with others, in work and private life.  It upgrades your performance and that of your team and colleagues, on the career and life path.”  Petra De Wilde




“Close your eyes and see” Joseph Joubert

Toelichting : “Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart ... Who looks outside dreams, who looks inside awakens” Carl Gustav Jung



“If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together.” African proverb

Toelichting : “Although it is entangled in our Western way of life, speed isn’t everything … If I arrive alone at a high-esteemed goal, what use has it ?” Petra De Wilde




“A traditional company self evaluation is as the 800 pound gorilla attitude, we should instead embody 800 gazelles” Nilofer Merchant – 11 Rules for Creating Value in the Social Era

“So now we have reached our destination, how will we stick to it and ensure that everybody stays around, and even better, further optimizes our way of working/living ?”  Petra De Wilde