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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5 Ways You Can Spread Love in Your Communication

One of the first hashtag I saw when joining Instagram was something related to suicide. At the time it seemed to confirm the idea that maybe that platform wasn’t for me but now I realise that wasn’t my usual solution-based reaction. For the past couple of months I have been running a Facebook live show…

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