Posts Categorized: Reflection

“Through endurance, we conquer” – Ernest Shackleton.

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When Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton and his 28-strong team set sail on the Endurance ship in 1914, reaching Antarctica was the only thing on his mind. Unfortunately, the Weddell Sea had other plans for Endurance and the three-masted wooden ship crashed into the ice, forcing all crew members to abandon ship. The long and courageous journey that followed would not… Read more »

We Are All Tired Of This Pandemic

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We are all tired of this pandemic. Many of our clients are dealing with some degree of PTSD or depression, and some are just done. Lately, I am even exposed to such “radical” thinking as “let us all as a family or company get COVID-19 and be done with it”. When our Minister of Health… Read more »

An Idea for 2021

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The idea is simple… Get a jar. You might want to decorate it – here is a project for ‘21! At the end of each week, write down one good memory of the week on a piece of paper and put it in the jar. Thank you for this idea, Thorsten! Considering that 2020 is… Read more »

Kurt Hahn’s Five Pillars

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As many of you know, Outward Bound is an organization that is close to MarchFifteen’s heart. We are deeply connected to their mission to cultivate resilience, leadership, connections and compassion through inspiring and challenging journeys of self-discovery. Their simple philosophy of “there is more in you than you think” is especially applicable in trying times like… Read more »

Connectedness and Community

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Connectedness and community are the materials of our social fabric as human beings. We all need a degree of these things, some of us needing more than others. In this time of disruption, we thought this topic might be more relevant than ever. In order to curb the spread of COVID-19, many governments and regional… Read more »

2020 Awaits

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Back to work – 2020 is awaiting! This year is promising to be fabulous. I am starting this blog by extending to you my wishes of happiness and health, fun and growth. Last year was a bold year. I think the sad experiences of losing a few dear ones at the end of 2018 prompted… Read more »

Because It’s Mother’s Day…

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With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, we think this post by Daniel Pink is worth a read and watch. PINKCAST 3.03: This is how to be a better (and saner) parent. In honor of Mother’s Day, today’s Pinkcast offers a tip on how to become a more capable and compassionate parent. For advice, I… Read more »

Welcoming the New Year

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January 4th, 2019. Our first week in the office. A perfect time to be grateful for what 2018 brought to our lives and reflect on what is coming in 2019. 2018 was a testimonial to the fact that we do live in the VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world. You see it practically everywhere… Read more »