Fresh Solutions New Challenges

Max Ekesi’s favourite phrase is, “I never made the mistake of taking life too seriously”. Max’s diverse multicultural and multiethnic background and experiences are proving to be core assets to his highly adaptable nature. “ I grew up in Nigeria, but my first language was Italian with a Roman accent. My adaptive mindset is my […]

The Lens That Make A Difference

Our guest Mick Rogers a consultant at Client Centred Consulting spoke passionately about the lens that make a difference. As Mick explains, “ Client Centred Consulting leans away from being prescriptive. Instead a Client Centered Consulting approach asks the question, how can we help and be useful when we’re not the expert in the problem […]

A Home Away From Home

A home away from home and the possibilities describes Marta Maretich. Marta was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.  “I thought it was the best thing ever. I thought it was the coolest thing ever.” “We had a different background. I always felt different – like we knew about a bigger world.  When you spoke to people in […]

Connecting my Different Worlds

“A Beautiful mind connecting her different worlds “ are some of the words that can be used to describe Marta Maretich. Marta seamlessly combines her creativity with problem- solving. In many ways her approach shapes order out of messiness. She likens this to coding and building websites. “Behind a perfect website, there’s a messy code. […]

Carole Levy – Skits, Cartoons, and Trust

Carole Levy is an avid cartoonist with a unique combination of wit and depth. She loves analysing the tricks of the human ego on her popular blog. And she’s published a humorous illustrated book called “The Bumpy Road To Collaboration”  (paperback, Kindle, iBook). She is a culture change partner and a senior executive coach and facilitator.  She shares her […]

Mastery: Ego Coaching Transitions

“In order to be okay in the world and to belong I need to be certain things. The ego tends to protect ourselves. We want to prove we are extraordinary, and we have to hide our weaknesses. Exploring ego touches on our sole identities and being able to speak about our identities.” Carole Levy’s personal […]

From Acting to Facilitation 

Sharon Newport says as an actor, I watched amazing people struggle with life.  I was interested in helping people see each other through the experience of each other and hope that they are going to now together do really important work in the world.  Sharon talks about DEI. DEI” which stands for “Diversity Equity and Inclusion”. “During the […]

Renee Reisch – My Personal Story

Renee Reisch’s  personal story is honest and vulnerable. Thoughts about care, compassion, and kindness soak through Renee’s  voice.   “Showing kindness, compassion and caring  to yourself is not selfish, it’s selfless.  It is not possible to pour from an empty cup.  You need to fill your own cup for and then pour from the overflow.  Sometimes we need to go within, rather […]

My Balancing Act

Andy Temte’s take on second chances.  Most of us are out of balance, and most of us need that kind of heavy introspection at times, and really need to look inside and ask ourselves questions about who we are, who we want to be, and the impact that we’re having on others.  Andy also known […]

The Light in Your Eyes

Balancing Act: Teach, Coach, Mentor, Inspire reminds us that success without balance is often more disastrous than failure with balance. “I’d rather see a fail and learn something from it. Then I can pick myself back up and do better next time rather than build a huge ego that is going to lead to some […]