Poetry in Motion

Life can be Poetry in Motion as Kate Hammer invokes the call of Madonna ( as mother ) “not about performance or  conformance, the invitation is to walk, step in, or step out with compassion, care, soothing  and empathy. “ Inside the rings that Kate and her husband exchanged were the letters WWO the number 2 and the […]

Tesse Talks On Gratitude

During a challenging year, Tesse has experienced the kindness, care and compassion of colleagues, clients, friends and family. The kindness of strangers has warmed her heart and comforted her at times of darkness and sadness.  She has been able to carry on doing what she loves most, serve people, serve the community, and support her […]

Soaring through Analytic Coaching

“Find the rooms and the conversations and the friendships and the love affairs, where that intuition can blossom into inquiry. You can deliberately choose the risks you want to face and that you’re resourced when life blind sides. Dr. Kate Hammer touches on the importance of dialogue and reflects on questions the world is asking […]

Compassionate Accountability

Compassionate accountability means that feelings matter, thoughts matter and behaviour matters. The associated tools are helping physicians and surgeons deliver bad news to patients in a compassionate way, helping boards of directors lead their CEO’s more effectively, supporting negotiators do a better job, turning regrets into commitments for the future. The applications are really infinite. […]

Self Love Matters

Self love matters! Nancy White tells us why. It not only empowers us, it also helps us to be able to love and empower other people. We’re all unique and different.  If we can’t love ourselves first and foremost, we can not love anybody else.   Part of self-love is those things that are not only […]

Self-care is not weakness – it is being human.

Self-care is not weakness. It is being human says our guest Nancy White, an entrepreneur of 35 years. It is being accountable to ourselves first and foremost. Not yo-yo diets, but more of the sustainable, healthy lifestyle with choices will keep you well as you age, mature and weather each season. Everybody needs to be […]

Esua Goldsmith and Being An Only

Award winning author, Esua  Goldsmith grew up  “being an only “ in a  white working class neighborhood in the 1950s in south London. She was the mixed race daughter of a white single mom and a Ghanaian father who she never knew as a child. Often being “an only one”, Esua describes the feeling of being “an alien dropped  from outer […]

The Space Between Black And White

Esua Goldsmith has always been a writer. Her memoir  “The Space between Black and White”  illustrates the painful, lonely existence of a mixed race child growing up in Britain as an “only “. That child was Esua. Life can seem like a whole series of random events that don’t make any sense, but it’s only […]

Design Thinking – Melody Song

Design thinking helps you to understand people’s needs to look holistically at interactions and constantly iterate the way forward. Focusing your efforts on the most impactful design moments  creates new and sticky experiences.   Imagine meeting and exceeding your customers’ needs and expectations.  Imagine what  you can achieve by understanding  the interactions people have,  surfacing problem […]

In Search of Meaning

In search of meaning, looking for new experiences, moving to new place, having fun, learning new languages led Chinese born Melody Song, co founder of Do Good Here to Canada and then to Berlin, Germany. Her mum, a translator for cultural ministries took her to ballet as a child which gave her access to ballet shows. She […]