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 Innovating from the inside out…

“Change is the only constant.” This was one of the key themes I wanted to emphasize as I kicked off the 2-day workshop at the UN Mission in Cap-Haitien, a coastal town in Haiti. The […]

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A couple of weeks ago, I gave myself a birthday present that some would find atypical –registration to a professional conference. Yes, I’m a nerd. And while there are quite a few things on my […]

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 Managing Change Purposefully: From the U.N. to Social Enterprise

As often happens in my world, it all started with a simple e-mail. This particular one came from the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). It said that they were planning for major downsizing and wanted […]

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At a workshop I attended a couple of years, we were all asked to come up with a six-word sentence that captures who you are. The sentence I came up with in the few minutes […]

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6 Questions to Kick Off the New Year Three days for a professional development workshop could seem like a very long time to take off work.  But last month, as we entered the final day […]

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 Design Thinking for Social Innovation

  Four years ago, two students at the University for Peace requested that I run a workshop on ‘Innovation in the Social Sector’ for a conference they were planning.  I said “Yes, of course,” thinking […]

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Psychologist Dr. Martin Seligman, widely viewed as the ‘father of positive psychology’, asserts that human flourishing is about five things: experiencing positive emotions, being engaged with what you do, having strong social connections, feeling that […]

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In his latest video blog, UPEACE Centre for Executive Education founder Mohit Mukherjee tells us the Centre’s story, and why he was inspired to create a new way to share the UPEACE experience. Mohit Mukherjee […]

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I was beginning to get nervous. The Brazil-Croatia World Cup kick-off game was a just an hour away and I was still on phone call. I had been looking forward to this day since the […]

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I heard a snapping sound and felt as if someone had kicked me from behind. I crawled off the indoor soccer field knowing that I wad done playing – I just did not realize how […]

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