I recently co-hosted AIESEC's Youth to Business Forum where 500 delegates came from 110 countries to engage, inspire and take action on three tracks: innovation, corporate responsibility and leadership. My last two posts talked about wise words from AIESEC speakers Chris Weeks, Director for … [Read more...] about Jessica Fraser, co-founder, Mobile Movement, on innovation.
Recently I co-hosted AIESEC's Youth to Business Forum where 500 delegates came from 110 countries to engage, inspire and take action on three tracks: innovation, corporate responsibility and leadership. That's my co-host Krishnan Ananthakrishnan, from UNHABITAT, and I above. It was a real honour … [Read more...] about Chris Weeks, DHL's Director of Humanitarian Affairs, on corporate responsibility
Yesterday I was honoured to co-host AIESEC’s Youth to Business Global Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. Being on stage in front of 500 delegates from 110 countries was energizing, inspiring and simply all round fantabulous! Wish you could have been there? Check out their site for recorded videos of … [Read more...] about ‘Engage and develop every young person in the world’ – how about that for an audacious B.H.A.G.
I wholeheartedly identify with the little goldfish above. It was time for adventure, for embracing something bigger. So what did I do? I moved to Kenya naturally, to continue and expand on my training and development work. This is the third in series of posts, with four more things I've been … [Read more...] about My Kenyan deep dive into delight- part 3 of 3 Learning Kenyan style
I've unlocked a universal truth … shoes take up as much space as you allow them (4 more learnings about life in Kenya)
At home in Canada, what with our narrow entrance way, I was always after my kids and their friends to keep their shoes to the sides. But no, inevitably the shoes would end up smack in the middle of the entrance way. I lost count of how many times I tripped over them. Now in my new home, Kenya, it … [Read more...] about I've unlocked a universal truth … shoes take up as much space as you allow them (4 more learnings about life in Kenya)
There’s a 6 foot long green snake living in the banana tree in my yard. So said my ‘friend’ Roman the other day while we were out walking the dogs. Trying not to faint, with eyebrows askance, I said ‘Really?’ ‘Sure,’ he says, ‘but don’t worry it’s utterly harmless.’ I was pretty sure he was … [Read more...] about There’s a 6 foot long green snake living in my banana tree
I've packed my bags. I've changed my postal code. I've rerouted my mail. I've relocated. I'm in for a massive adventure. Join me? I've moved to Kenya for a year. Yup, Kenya. The home of the Masai people (pictured above) is my new home. There will be lots of new learning adventures and more … [Read more...] about And my big announcement is ….
A while back I was on vacation, alone (temporarily) in rented digs. I had satellite television. Three unusual happenstance. I grabbed the remote eagerly and started searching for a good show to watch. I searched. I floundered. I can't turn the TV on. So I change tactics and switch remotes. Three … [Read more...] about What's more complicated – flying a plane or juggling three TV remotes?