I am preparing for an interview with a young Swiss start-up who has asked me to share strategic thoughts about their expansion and maturation. In our first exchange, the CEO mentioned that it mattered a lot to her that the structure remains flat because “nobody wants to be controlled”. I couldn’t agree more to that … More Why does it matter to rethink control?
On the 3rd of July 2017, I became free. I was amused to notice that the single digit number of that date is a 9 which in numerology happens to be the number of completion. It just amused me. On the 3rd of July 2017, I attended a workshop with Byron Katie about The Work … More Who would you be without your story?
Six years ago, when I started this blog, I was searching in all directions to find an answer to a question that was tormenting me night and day: “what should I do with my life?” I have heard many times (and undoubtedly you have too) that: It’s not what you do but how you show … More Finding solace on a long life quest
I doubt, I question, I challenge and I am never satisfied with any answer. Until I recently realised I was playing a game of fooling myself in the identity of the intelligent sceptic. Many in the corporate world wear that mask of false intelligence, assertiveness in not settling with anything because we can always “push … More When the masks fall: the deconstruction project
There’s a lot of change these days and I start to understand that change is becoming the new stability. Some of these changes are so radical that what lies ahead is truly unknown. The crocodile mind freaks out and wants to run away in panic mode and hide. When our fight or flight is turned … More Destroyed houses after the storm or a pile of wood? The path to true serenity in the chaos
It’s been raining non stop for a few days here in Zurich in the middle of what is Summer. Sadness is creeping and trying to take control. But seriously, who said the Sun was the only attribute of a perfect summer? Here are ten reasons we can enjoy a rainy summer: Rain moistures our skin … More What we take for granted: ode to the rain in these summer days
When I first moved to Switzerland, I lived by the Geneva lake close to the stunning hills of the Lavaux vineyards. There was something charming and bucolic for a Parisian to say I lived in the Nature but that’s about as much as I would accept to risk a nature adventure. I considered hikers really … More Where it all starts: Mother Nature is within us