Challenging the Status Quo
By Digital Savages
Challenging the Status Quo podcasts brings you original stories, of people, yes people like you and me, not paying attention to their titles or positions. The stories are those of misfits, challengers, and people who do not abide by somebody else's rules.
Challenging the Status QuoSep 19, 2022
Work on your social capital and your talents with Natalia Bielczyk
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Natalia Bielczyk; she is Helping Professionals & Teams Self-Navigate, Build Value & Subvert All Expectations! It is best to solve your problem in business because this is most motivating! After finishing her PhD., she felt lost and embarked on a journey which led her to develop a method to discover yourself and help you choose the right career path that fits your skills and talents!
'Your social capital is the only appreciating asset that will grow during your lifetime, which is recession proof!
Van het verleden naar het heden met Wendelijn van der Leest
Digital Savages presenteert met trots de nieuwe aflevering van 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast seizoen twee met Wendelijn van der Leest, specialist vrouwelijk leiderschap en persoonlijke ontwikkeling! Ze belicht het heden door te kijken naar verleden!
‘Wees geïnteresseerd in wie je bent en waar je vandaan komt en gebruik dat om te ontdekken wat de toekomst voor jou in petto heeft!’
Do it yourself with Marcel Bamberg
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Marcel Bamberg, Presentor and TV Show maker! He does not wait for things to occur magically but takes his faith into his own hands. Caught by the pandemic and performance cancellation, he started making satirical videos and shows, which led to his success.
'Don't wait for the things to happen; do it yourself instead!'
Slow down and enjoy with Jennifer Dennison
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Jennifer Dennison, director at Challenge Day! She believes success is found in every aspect of daily life as long as you reflect!
'Where you are, makes who you are, although you should never forget your roots!'
Pick yourself up with Marie-Liz de Jongh
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Marie-Liz de Jongh, director at EQfit KIDDS! She believes we are here for a reason, and we all are important! And if you don't do something you love, you are missing a big part of your life! Stay with yourself, be yourself, believe in yourself and don't let anybody's opinion get you down!
Try it and when you fall, pick yourself up and do it again!
Challenge to evolve with Peter Smith
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Peter Smith, the litter philosopher! He believes you need challenges and misfits to develop and evolve! Challengers of the status quo, the misfits, are a necessity! To prove the reality to the mass media, who had no attention for the existing challenge, he created a trojan horse from litter, a globe sculpture made of plastic bottles. He is never certain but always suspicious; this is how he kickstarts his research and knowledge-gathering!
Do something, however small; the individual action can spark the greater force and make a real difference in the world!
Facts & Truth with Christopher Blok
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Chris Blokland, a word artist to the fullest! Listen more to what your body and tools you get from nature tell! Nature is always right; tune in with yourself! You have all the answers if you are really open to the process, but enjoy the process! It is good to fail one hundred thousand times before you get it because when you succeed, it will have meaning to you!
Don't compare yourself to others, and tune in with yourself!
System thinking with Justin Goldston
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Justin Goldston, Professor and Coordinator of Project & Supply-chain Management Penn State University. He believes that if you have fun, you will be able to innovate and collaborate! If you want to be recognizable in the market, you have to look at the discipline you are in from a holistic point of view and find your niche within your discipline! You can never stop learning; the world is changing too fast for you to become complacent.
If you find your hobby, be the best at that hobby that you can possibly be! That is going to be your differentiator!
Love yourself as you are with Gideon Beeftink
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Gideon Beeftink, Educational Strategist and Director of Effortless Learning & Omega Education. Gideon challenges the status quo of the way we educate our children. As a young student, the school gave Gideon the impression that he did not have to offer that much. After taking a personality test, he found out he had much more potential than school made him believe. Keeping this in mind, Gideon is on a path to change youngsters' world, enabling them to reach their full potential! He has learned to be vulnerable, to show people that he is not perfect, owning his mistakes! This way, people can be the authentic version of themselves!
You are never going to be as you should be, so love yourself as you are!
Listen genuinely with Aviv Shalgi
Aviv Shalgi Challenges the Status Quo of Geniuinly Listening!
Genuinely care about listening and hearing unspoken words!
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Aviv Shalgi, Co-Founder & CEO at Solar Simplified! In love with technology but not so much with coding, Avid went soul searching, which led him to grow multiple startups. He believes you have to play with the hand you have been dealt, keeping in mind that the house always wins! Successful is when you feel accomplished in life if you enjoy being on this planet and not wasting your time!
'Genuinely care about listening, and what people have to say, and what they are not saying, hear the unspoken words, then you can actually respond!'
Find Personal Freedom with Arjan Erkel
Arjan Erkel Challenges the Status Quo of Personal Freedom!
Don't let your past ruin your future!
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Arjan Erkel, founder and partner at Walking Tree, Co-Owner at Generatie YEP, Founder at Stichting Free a Girl and owner at Arjan Erkel Advies.
Don't let your past ruin your future! Try to eliminate the negativity that has happened; otherwise, those negative experience will take you hostage. Instead, look within yourself and find your freedom! Take time to reflect and figure out what you should do more and what you should do less!
Be the Change with Benjamin Talin
Benjamin is Challenging the Status Quo of the information industry!
Truth usually is straightforward, and it is fascinating how some people try to overcomplicate it!
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Benjamin Talin, CEO of More Than Digital! He never fitted into boxes people and organisations tried to put him in. If someone would say something is impossible, he would regularly go and do it! Truth usually is very simple, and it is fascinating how people tend to overcomplicate it. It is easy; you just have to understand what it is!
Benjamins believes that we should get a system thinking mindset in our heads and be challenging what is going on!
Learn, share and grow with Lexia Emerenciana
Don't hold yourself back and share! Become the hero of your own story!
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Lexia Emerenciana, Keynote Speaker at Hero of Your Own Story! People love to connect with energized and happy people! Lexia focuses on changing people's lives by sharing her own story and helping them heal to become a better version of themselves!
Let's make sure we daily connect the human dots. Let's listen, learn, share and grow so we can heal the world together!
Speak your Truth with Marco Buschman
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Marco Buschman Leadership Expert, Team & Executive Coach, International Facilitator, Inspirational Speaker and Bestseller Author at Courius. Your DNA defines your character trades, which can be your strength and weakness; it all depends on how you play them! Marco follows the path of the Shambala Warrior that conquers the world not through violence or aggression but gentleness, courage and self-knowledge, contributing to the lives of others. Feeling the essence and fully embracing every deep emotion! To become successful, you need to embrace all your deep feelings!
Show up as who you are and live a courageous life, be you, whoever you are!
Challenge what You think you Know with Vicky Poole
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Vicky Poole, Ancestral Healer and Coach at Vicky Poole Coaching and Director at ConnectReading. Vicky believes you have to challenge what you think you know. You need to be in true alignment with yourself to push yourself forward as a person and human being.
Challenge everything you know about yourself, so you know that what you are doing is right for you!
Frame it Positively with Maarten Hoekstra
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Maarten Hoekstra. Maarten looks for a different angle in everything he does while framing it positively. Instead of being a man of success, he is a man of value. He brings value through learning while being curious about the curiosity itself!
Train yourself to wonder, and do not take life too seriously!
The Dream is Possible with Fisayo Olajide
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Oluwafisayo (Fisayo) Olajide, CEO at Le Relief Enterprise.
Since he was seven years old, Fisayo had to adapt to different places and different times. For him, success is being who you decide to be, following the beat of your heart—living beyond yourself!
The journey is crooked, but the dream is possible as long as you keep at it!
Just keep Swimming with Mark Wesselink
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Mark Wesselink, Venturebuilder who is re-inventing Venture Capital at Venturerock. Mark believes you have to make your own mistakes as an entrepreneur; otherwise, you won't learn anything. It is essential to carefully choose your market, develop a scalable business model, have a complementary management team, and find the right momentum. Momentum is key! The number one reason companies fail is that there is no market need! If you want to be successful, your customers and your employees need to be happy, and with that, the founders will be as well!
Just keep on swimming, as Dory from Finding Nemo, and find people that complement you. If you stop, you will sink.
Commit to Peace with Saskia Harkema
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Saskia Harkema, CEO at Faces of Change. Life in the western world is perfectly organised, and this does not resemble reality. In most parts of the world, life is not perfect because it is messy. The messier life is, the more people are in touch with their true nature! They are more humane! We have to take charge as human beings and join hands. We all can become peacebuilders if we only commit to it on an individual level. Commit to peace, and the world will become a better place.
Success is if you can make a difference in someone's life!
Shift your Mindset with Emin Kececi
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Emin Kececi, the Alchemist at Masters with Dreams and motivational speaker, author and educator at Emin Kececi Life and Education Strategist. His dream and vision are to open a school that will be an educational candy shop, where every student can enjoy the educational sweets that fit their talents. Emin's mission is to help others grow, and by doing that, he grows himself.
"You have to get comfortable with the uncomfortable!
Just be You with Barbera Schouten
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Barbera Schouten, transformation & empowerment coach for Ambitious Aliens, Sensitive Leaders and Intuitive Empaths at HSP Coach Barbera. Most people live on autopilot without really ever discovering who they indeed are. While trying to be someone else leads to more loneliness than actual loneliness. People should be proud of who they are and stop conforming to fit the societal conditioned behaviour. Living life on your own term is a success!
''If you want to be free, you need to be you!
Relfect on your behaviour with Anne-Maartje Oud
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Anne-Maartje Oud, Behavioural Expert, Trainer, Advisor, Guest Speaker and Chairperson, Instructor Nonverbal Communication, and owner of The Behaviour Company. If you want to challenge the status quo, you have to do what you think is necessary! Behaviour is very difficult to change, and you have to nudge people! It is very gratifying to see people grow and that you are allowed to be part of their journey and help them! Ann's biggest dream is to move people in the way they want to go!
'Take some time to self-reflect on your behaviour and celebrate life every day!'
Always follow your heart with Ron Immink
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Ron Immink entrepreneur, intrapreneur, writer, author and public speaker at RonImmink, Founder at Book in 8 days, partner at Strategy Crowd and Intrapreneur in residence at Sustainable Nation Ireland. He has always followed his heart, and it guided him to fantastic places. The future is not linear, and entrepreneurship is about predicting the future. Realise it is not so much about what you have but how much you need—distracting yourself from societal greed. And don't worry too much because, in the end, everything works out. There is always much more going on in your head than there present in reality. The minute you become an author, everything changes because people start to take you seriously.
'Success is never in money; it is waking up every day and enjoying what you are doing!'
The truth is always simple with Tibor Olgers
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of ‘Challenging the Status Quo‘ podcast season two with Tibor Olgers, speaker, writer and coach for businesses at Tibor.nl Coaching & Consultancy. The goal of life is pretty simple, a good life while enjoying everything you do. It is simple, but it is also tough to make things simple. Being on your path is a life full of hardship. You have to take the leap of faith and force your self to give everything you have and take it seriously. Choose the path, pay the price, and receive. Please don’t confuse the goal with the tool while you are at it!
‘Aiming for a smile on your deathbed because you ware fateful to yourself is a goal to strive for!’
Be friendly, be loveful with Jan de Dood
'Live in the future and translate it to what is going on now, so it makes sense to people listening to you!'
Enjoy life to the fullest with Mark de Bruijn
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Mark de Bruijn, Director of Global Customer Experience Marketing at Smartly.io. He is happy with small things in life and doing what he loves!
'Make sure the family is more important than your job!'
Always trust each other with Matthijs Pontier
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Mathijs Pontier, party leader at Dutch Pirate Party, Co-founder and Commercial Director at Idea Synergy and active in Amsterdam Department at Citizens Foundation Iceland. He challenges the status quo in everything he does, living by the philosophy 'don't doubt it, just do it'!
'If you have an idea and want to achieve something, seek help from people who can help you accomplish your goals.'
Don't limit yourself with Dzeneta Schitton
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Dzeneta Schitton, Founder at D-Darks and Glowhuntersmedia, digitalisation & Branding. She believes that all professionals should brand themselves and pour all things they are passionate about in that process using available tools.
'Your limit is where you see yourself end up! So don't limit yourself that is how you will set yourself free!'
Focus on being with Milan Kusmuk
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Milan Kusmuk, co-founder and CEO at Cintellicon, a representative at FasterCapital and Treasurer Board of Directors at Bosnia & Herzegovina Futures Foundation. His curiosity led him to a journey from Bosnia & Herzegovina to Norway, where he challenged an organisation's status quo as an internee. Now he challenges the status quo of the Manufacturing Industry!
Success is all about being surrounded by amazing people, recognising and taking opportunities and focussing on being rather than having!
Enrichment of human beings with Mike Vacanti
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Mike Vacanti, Catalyst for Positive Change, Speaker, Consultant and CEO Advisor at MJ Vacanti, author of Believership and Founder at HumansFirst. The believership is born from the belief in the team, the mission and people leading the initiative.
'The greatest gifts happen because I was willing to change my mind! Rigidity is our enemy of enjoyment in life. And the possibilities are growing; through time, we create our unnecessary barriers. If we open our mind and our hearts, we can allow great things to happen within our lives!'
Don't lie to yourself with Arseniy Seroka
'Do things you want to do and try to do them with your soul and passion! And keep in mind it shouldn't be something extraordinary, that is not a must!'
Accept yourself as a whole with Njord Pattiasina
Digital Savages proudly presents the new episode of 'Challenging the Status Quo' podcast season two with Njord Pattiasina, director at Nudge, the platform for sustainability and senior advisor healthcare & social enterprises!
'Accept yourself as a whole!'
Take a break and recover with Amor Muto
'Mortality is what makes life worth living, and even though we all are rushing, we should take time to recover.'
Love your Life with Nerko Hadziarapovic
'Sometimes we should think more everyone and everything than just about ourselves!'
Persevere, persevere and persevere with Sonsoles Alonso
'Life is tough, business is tough, and you have to reinvent yourself all the time, the only thing that is going to get you through is perseverance and building the right relationships!'
Be a fuller version of yourself with Garry Turner
'Be human, practice vulnerability and run headlong into difference, and get support where you need it, don't try to do it on your own!'
Keep it real with Anissa Oukhiar
Keep it real, and whilst doing that, own it!
Have the courage to ask with Bojana Duovski
'In life, you get, what you dare to ask for!'
Fail anyway with Jordan Goldmeier
'Don't fear and fail anyway; it doesn't matter!'
Embrace the scars of your life with Jurjen Helmus
'Embrace the scars of your life!'
Your opinion matters with Emir Biser
'Your opinion matters!'
Success evolves with Ergin Borova
'Your definition of success evolves as you mature!'
Don't listen to any advice with Alexander Wipf
'Use the wrong tools, ask the right questions and meet the right people!'
Daily life inspiration with Julijus Rebic
'Stay true to yourself, because that is the person you are going to spend the rest of your life with!'
Don't give up with Xavier Lopez Sanchez
'Don't give up; if you give up you never can change things!'
Make ideas happen with Jouri Schoemaker
'Take time to make ideas happen, and always validate!'
Multi axial balance with Goran Barbir
Multy axial balance is the key to a happy and fulfilled life!'
Goal setting with Melvin Tjoe Nij
'Being healthy is the key to being successful!'
Reserve some time to think with Damir Mitric
'Don't be scared to challenge the established systems!'
Changing your mind is okay with Samir Pekaz
'Don't judge yourself too much; it is perfectly fine to change your mind!'