Resilience and Wisdom

Have your colleagues or bosses made you mad? What had been the trigger? Was it something they said? Was there a change in leadership style? Was it something that they did? Learn to take a step back first to discover why they did what they did. Avoid jumping to conclusions and see if clarifications need … Continue reading Resilience and Wisdom

Leaders are Human Too

Despite my lowly rank, I was privileged to attend a senior leadership course (for those interested in knowing, it was J&J HPI) consisting of CEOs and Executive Directors from both private and public sector companies this week. A 2-Day run, this course sought to teach leaders about how to more effectively use their energy throughout … Continue reading Leaders are Human Too

Benefits of Storytelling

“Stories can help activate a sense of purpose by connecting you to the people you’re creating for.” - NEIL STEVENSON, IDEO Alum / Former IDEO Portfolio Director Humans are emotional creatures. Storytelling is important because it is effective at teaching in a way that people can easily remember, and at helping people relate to one … Continue reading Benefits of Storytelling

What yokais can teach us about Empathy

I came across this definition of what empathy meant in "The Book of Yokai" by Michael Dylan Foster and it speaks so true. Empathy is defined here as "the attribution of feelings, of intentionality and agency to somebody/something else, to an other". What it means is that what we think the other person may feel … Continue reading What yokais can teach us about Empathy