CREATIVITY

Let’s have a Kiki

Let’s have a Kiki

Guatemala has just emerged from a five month lockdown. We had to bear the excruciating limitations of the curfew. When rushing back home before 6PM, I often...

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The Nigerian Method

The Nigerian Method

Have you ever found yourself on the other side of the world and met someone who just embodied their values in every single breath they take? The sort of...

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You cannot escape The Shadow

You cannot escape The Shadow

It's almost the end of the rainy season in Guatemala. Almost! Many people are at the end of their tether and feeling rather hard done by as victims of the...

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Living The Burn

Living The Burn

Does it seem to you that the best things in life come your way without you asking for it? It certainly rings true for me, not sure whether it is because I am...

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Working for the universe

Working for the universe

I have this Guatemalan friend, Enrique, and he is fabulous. His wardrobe is apparently the size of a master bedroom. He has outfits for every occasion. Rock...

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Connecting interculturally

Connecting interculturally

The world is becoming a melting pot, whether we like it or not. It may be a very glamourous arena of expats occupying high-end jobs in multinational...

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Running out of time?

Running out of time?

Time management is a popular topic on seminars, coaching sessions and training programs for executives. I find it funny, as it implies that mere mortals do...

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Let’s get rich!

Let’s get rich!

Our self-belief is a result of critical eperiences that test our abilities. We can deliberately expose ourselves to challenges. We also need people who believe in us. Find out how others can support you in developing a sense of self-agency.

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Because I’ve known you…

Because I’ve known you…

We all get impacted by people around us, whether we want it or not. Some influence us briefly but greatly, while others help us to forge a sense of self over...

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The wisdom of Not-Knowing

The wisdom of Not-Knowing

How often are you put on the spot and asked a question…? How often do you feel that you should have all the answers? We know that it’s not even humanely...

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Teaching in flow

Teaching in flow

There is so much talk about student engagement - making sure that students are happy, entertained and totally engrossed in what they’re doing. But what about...

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Embracing disturbance through art

Embracing disturbance through art

How come people differ so much in their talents? I’ve always wondered about this because I am absolutely hopeless when it comes to drawing, painting or any...

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A nudge of curiosity

A nudge of curiosity

I don’t think I am the only person in the world that finds it hard to change, to implement new projects, to venture into unchartered territories of creation...

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Perspective is the key

Perspective is the key

We all know that our perspective changes our perception, however when we are in the midst of an annoying, difficult or sad conversation we tend to forget it....

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The act of creation

The first entry in my blog had to be about creativity. To me, it means exploring beginnings and roots, diving into the unknown with trust and anxiety all at...

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