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emotional - Mar 25, 2019

Emotional Intelligence - Affirmations: I Stand & Expand

Let me take this moment to first celebrate the fact that I am blogging again!!!! Whew...It really feels like centuries since my last blog. The bird is out of the cage...the bear is out of the cave...and the wolves are out hunting, once more. Yep!...
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For Changemakers - Mar 18, 2019

Lessons on Leadership

For the last seven years, I worked in the world’s largest youth-led organization. I started my journey in the local office in my city in Medellin, Colombia, and went all the way to the global office. I worked my way all the way up to being in...
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For Changemakers - Mar 18, 2019

3 Reasons why Innovation and Entrepreneurship should be Social

Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship are hot terms at the moment. Why the need though to qualify “innovation” and “entrepreneurship” with “social?” A Change of Eras We are not just in an era of change, but a change of eras. The...
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collab - Mar 18, 2019

Cross Boundary Team Building

Of all the Soft Skills, building cross boundary teams is perhaps the most challenging. Historically, we humans have been very tribal. Studies conducted the world over show that we like people who look like us, we prefer food that we are used to,...
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emotional intelligence - Feb 28, 2019

Soft Skills Are Your Superpower

All over the world, people, companies, schools and governments are waking up to the fact that Soft Skills matter. This is revolutionary. For the past 400 years since the beginning of The Enlightenment, everyone has thought that the only thing...
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For Changemakers - Oct 9, 2018

Shadow-work: integrity for activists

I spent many years in my 20s as an environmental activist. That included closing down roads in London to throw a big street party, setting up camp in the woods to prevent a road being built through them and being politically active in the Green...
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Changemakers - Sep 25, 2018

Our Sri Lanka Story: Chapter One

It has been quite a whirlwind in Sri Lanka for the past couple of months and it’s not even monsoon season! Ubiquity has just entered the local market and is making quite the splash. We are partnering with a number of key education service...
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blog - Sep 25, 2018

Mindfulness, a Key to Insight and Impact

At Ubiquity, students get one third of their study points for self mastery. In this previous blog you can read more generally about our self-mastery program. In my experience, a foundation for self-mastery is mindfulness. Mindfulness has become a...
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mastery - Sep 4, 2018

Why would a university include self-mastery?

At Ubiquity University students get one third of their credit for Self-Mastery (the other two thirds are divided between knowledge and Impact projects). Why do we do this and how do we do this? Why would a university include self-mastery? ...
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Opinion - Aug 25, 2018

The Beginning of the End of Donald Trump

This week saw the conviction of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort on five counts of tax fraud, two counts of bank fraud, and one count of failure to disclose a foreign bank account. Simultaneously,Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen...
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