Why you should experiment with your communication and how to do it

Isn’t it odd how try something new can make us feel so unsettled? This goes for our online lives as well. Someone attending one of my workshops told me:  “I am completely lost with social media. People say I should use a call to action, but can I use more than one? Will that be…

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How to Practice Patience

“Bea, the best things in life take time”. That was my friend Yuhong back at graduate school. I can’t even remember what was the context in which she said that I had to be patient, but I know from time to time I have to re-listen to those words. As change-makers, we itch for change…

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How to Have a Makeover and Survive It

One of the most difficult things in life is to start, take action. Start eating healthy, start writing the book, start doing sport, start being kinder … What if that taking action meant deleting everything you have done before and re-start from scratch again? In our daily lives, it might mean changing the city, circle…

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Communication Without Purpose Is a Waste of Energy

One of the biggest achievements of 2019, has been running my first 5KM race. In preparation for the big event, I trained. I woke up every morning when everyone was still asleep, Nike run training in my ears, start walking then jogging and eventually running. Each session I had an objective: run without stopping, run…

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How to Have an Impact by Sharing Your Joy: a Changemaker Tutorial

“Do you have any luggage to check in?” The hostess asks me. She is incomprehensibly annoyed and doesn’t make eye contact. I answer: “None”. That’s when she stares at me surprised and repeats: “None??” I can tell what she is really asking is you’re travelling to Africa, how can you have no luggage to check…

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5 tips to self-make your communication if you are a change-maker

In a conversation over Instagram Tomi Makanjuola shared with me the five tips to self-make your communication if you are a change-maker. Tomi is a chef and the founder of The Vegan Nigerian, a blog and company approaching Nigerian food from a whole different angle: veganism. As reported by the pan-African platform This is Africa:…

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