EP – 119 A Grandfather Teaches Understanding of Others

Our conversation with Mijntje van Beers

The Cool Grandpa Podcast

My good friend Mijntje van Beers joins the conversation to talk about her grandfather’s influence on her and continues to have on her. You will enjoy learning about Mijntje’s grandfather’s past of living and working with the carnival, surviving through World War II, and his passion for painting.

Mijntje talks to us about how her grandfather’s lessons about tolerance and understanding another person’s perspective have served her well as she started a successful coaching and consulting business. Mijntje also shares with us how her grandfather, in her words, could be a little ‘cheeky’ and how that action created a special bond between them.

Go to Mijntje’s website and LinkedIn page to learn more about her and her coaching business.

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Please check out Mijntje’s website (Click HERE) and the great work that she is doing as a consultant and coach.

You can connect with Mijntje on LinkedIn by clicking HERE.

You can now purchase my children’s book, My Grandpa’s Grandpa, directly from my website. Click HERE for the link.

My children’s book, My Grandpa’s Grandpa, is now available for download. You can download the Kindle version by clicking on this LINK.

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My Grandpa’s Grandpa

When it is time for bed, Charlie’s grandpa tucks Charlie in. Charlie asks his grandpa many questions about his grandpa’s grandpa. Charlie’s grandpa shares a magical moment as he introduces Charlie to his great-grandpa through fun memories.

 

This is my children’s book, created to entertain and inspire conversations about other family members that the children may not have had the opportunity to meet.

 

 

If you prefer an eBook, you can download the Kindle version by clicking on this LINK.

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