Reposting a twitter thread from last year for remembrance day. Still holds true. @ChristineLocher Remembrance Day. (1) walk with me… The picture of Macron and Merkel made me well up. I grew up in Germany, and at every family reunion, the second toast (after the one to the person/occasion) was always to “l’amitie franco-allemande”. To … Continue reading Peace is a verb
Looking to make change can be a bit scary. What if the new thing is not in fact better? What will the others think? Will I lose respect? Will they (still) be proud of me? They were so happy when I got XYZ, what if I now want something else? Meeting people after an absence … Continue reading On approval (you’re OK)
For some people that is the source of all the love. For some it is the source of all the pain. For most of us, it is somewhere in-between (some assembly required). Family is the one bunch of people we didn’t choose like our friends, work colleagues etc. They came with the setup. And no … Continue reading Today’s value: Family
Values come in various forms and sizes. That's not a bad thing. It is worth looking closer though to get to the core of what is ultimately important to you. One of the things I do is let people brainstorm their values using various prompts (separate post for another day). You normally get a pretty … Continue reading Values: How deep do you go?
First of all, nothing wrong if money comes up in a values conversation. You might, of course, call it "affluence" or "prosperity" or something slightly more refined-sounding, that's OK). Take it a step further. What does it stand for, for you? Money is an interesting one, I am always excited when that comes up in … Continue reading Values: Show me the money