EDUCATE YOURSELF WISELY

EDUCATE YOURSELF WISELY

This morning I listened to a traditional roundtable discussion, called Noble Minds, with the 2017 Nobel Laureates at the Grünewald Hall in the Stockholm Concert Hall, hosted by BBC’s Zeinab Badawi. I am always fascinated by the creative ideas and the display of...
SOMETIMES THE WORLD ISN’T READY

SOMETIMES THE WORLD ISN’T READY

I talk a lot, much more than I should, most of the time more than I should. Speaking less and listening more is one of my more elusive traits. I continue to try and strike a better balance between listening and speaking but at best I am a work in progress. I possess a...
GET SERIOUS

GET SERIOUS

I am constantly reminded to take things easy and not to sweat the small stuff. I even recall a very successful book with the same title some years ago. There is no shortage of social media posts either. You know the kind that combine corny worded images with a sad...
CALMNESS

CALMNESS

I work with a colleague who is the embodiment of what it means to be calm. I have been in a number of meetings with her, and I don’t think I have ever seen her losing her cool, ever. She listens carefully and responds with well thought out questions while I am trying...
NO RESPONSE

NO RESPONSE

It came as a big surprise to me when I realised that I don’t have to respond to everything I hear, see or experience. One would think that we would know this, but we get sucked into a world that never shuts up and has primed us with useless rewards to constantly act –...