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Vai Pensiero or Let’s Get Loud

Vai Pensiero or Let’s Get Loud

Does it ever happen that you had such a clear idea in your head and then... well, it didn’t come out as clearly? Or were you thinking THIS is the sentence that will become a trend, a new catchphrase, (we used to call it  “going viral “ a decade ago) and then nothing...

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Connections

Connections

Sometimes you have to work inside an office and sometimes your office is the shore of one of Europe's wild rivers. Sometimes you have to use an app on your phone with ' nature sounds'  to find a moment to breathe, and then sometimes you are surrounded by the...

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Leading with emotional intelligence

Leading with emotional intelligence

What makes a good leader? – Whenever I ask this question from a group of people on a training or a workshop I get the same results: overwhelmingly high scores on the EQ side and IQ somewhat slacking behind. Although many participants surprised by the results, science...

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Palavras ao vento

Palavras ao vento

‘Palavras ao vento’  is not only an amazing brazilian song by Cassia Eller, but a wonderful reflection of how some moments and experiences can be captured by the combination of just a few letters: WORDS How or why is this relevant, you might wonder in our world of...

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Saving dogs to support rural communities

Saving dogs to support rural communities

As a consultant, it’s my privilege to help clients with projects all over the world. But it’s not too often that I get to see the actual impact on the ground. I’ve just come back from Kenya, where I was helping World Animal Protection develop its global strategy on...

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World Peace and How to Achieve It

World Peace and How to Achieve It

One of the key reasons that campaigns lose is simply not knowing how to win, by setting off on a campaign with no clear path or vision about how the actual change will happen. In fact, for some campaigns it’s not even clear what change looks like! I recently ran a...

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