About Springest and the world of learning
Bringing Holacracy to the HR Congress on November 30
Through Springest Go we enable companies to become true learning organisations. This is made possible because at its core, Springest revolves around a lifetime of learning. Through the company’s own intrinsic focus on learning we’ve come up with a series of tips that you can implement in your organisation the next day. If you need […]
UX Design Meetup – 30th October, Sint Antoniesbreestraat 16, Amsterdam
Are you a UX Designer or perhaps hoping to become one? Do you live in the beautiful city of Amsterdam? Then this news may be of interest to you. As big believers of User Experience Design (UX) we’re very excited to announce that on Thursday the 30th of October, CareerFoundry will be launching its first ever event outside of Germany, […]
Sleepers perform better
The benefits of a good night sleep are numerous, and if I were to write about all of them we’d be here all night. So today I want to focus about about how a good night’s sleep is crucial to learning and forming new lasting memories.
10 tips to convince your employer to increase your educational training budget
More than 40% of an employee’s educational training budget will not be used up, according to research from NIDAP (a Dutch research agency) Sometimes employees are expected to pay for their own personal development even after they were promise a yearly personal training allowance (i.e. when hiring a new employee). What if you want to continue your learning, […]
How do I become a Food Tech Teacher?
Recently one of our course seekers left us a question – How do I become a Food Tech Teacher? In fact, the question was posted by a lady wanting to help her husband out. We realised that sometimes these questions require a proper and detailed answer. So we decided to write a blog post about […]
Learning Chinese – Guideline for Beginner and Intermediate Learners
Taming Chinese. Some words of advice for beginner and intermediate learners of Chinese. Let’s face it. Learning Chinese may not be that easy (or it may!, depending on particular aspects of this language) but it is perfectly doable.
Empty your head and increase productivity by Getting Things & Teams Done
Working without stress and anxiety is not only good for your health, but also good for productivity. At Springest this is a focus area for both reasons: You should have an empty ‘RAM’ i.e. a ‘working memory’, because you need this space to be able to focus and make optimal use of your creativity. Getting Things Done […]
Computerised Bookkeeping: An Infographic – 5 reasons to move on from traditional, manual bookkeeping
In 2014 it’s surprising some people are still keeping track of their business’ financial records manually, rather than using a computerised system. If the following post + Infographic doesn’t convince you to make the move to Computerised Bookkeeping, then good luck to you!
Say Hello to Jon Woodroof, our Newest Team Member!
As of June 2014, Jon has joined the Springest team to help grow Springest Go and forging Global Partnerships. We’re really excited to have him on board, as his international outlook and positive energy will take Springest towards exciting horizons. Jon will be focusing on developing new business opportunities for Springest and ultimately for our […]
Grit – the real key to success
What do you truly need to succeed? Grit! Success is dependent on many different factors, but Psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth has finally been able to empirically prove what many already ‘knew’, that grit is a better predictor of success than having a high IQ.
Sleep accelerates your learning curve
Sleep’s role in forming lasting memory has been discovered by a team of scientists in China and the US. Scientists have discovered how a good night’s sleep is crucial to learning and forming new lasting memories. Do you get enough sleep?