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Mindpepper's olympic flame

On February 8th 2018 Mindpepper tailormade a presentation for electronics firms ABB and Oosterberg. The day before the opening of the Olympic Winter Games was a splendid occasion for the 126 year old ABB to pass the torch to Oosterberg, a partner company which celebrates its 125 year anniversary in the coming year. Employees from Oosterberg had been picked up from work by limo’s, what a surprise! After his inspiring speech the Dutch Olympic gold medallist for long distance swimming Maarten van der Weijden lit the Olympic Flame on stage with a juggling torch.

Second life for wool

Look at this marvellous piece of knitting work! This skirt was fabricated from some wool  that was left over after a wool act. It is a beautiful creation by Mathilde Bosker from Amsterdam.

Amsterdam tosses a ball of wool around

There is a lot going on in the city of Amsterdam . Reorganizations. Centralization. On the 22 of January there was a morning program full of workshops in the Tuinstadhuis in Amsterdam New -West. To end the morning Mindpepper performed a woolact . An excellent way to visualize the themes “networking” , “One Amsterdam” and “Support each other”. While the audience was interconnected with the wool, district secretary Hepko Wink added some wise words about the dynamics of networks and his thoughts onthe future for the employees.

It was a joy to work for the municipality of Amsterdam!

Laughter stimulates behavior that benefits the development of relationships.

If people have laughed together, they behave more openly to each other, according to new research.

When subjects collectively watch a comedy film, they are immediately thereafter willing to share a lot of personal information with each other.

They themselves are not even aware of that outspokenness.

This is reported by researchers at University College London in the journal Human Nature.

The researchers had 112 students in groups to watch different films. Some groups were shown a comedy film, others watched an instructional video for golfers or a nature film.

Mindpepper of the month

September 2018

plant trees for oxygen

August 2018

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July 2018

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