Courage is Contageous

“As I see each of you be courageous in your lives and supportive of each other, it gives me more confidence and excitement to push the boundaries within my own life. Thank you!”
A good friend wrote this in our mastermind group today. Often, we don’t see our courage as being inspiring. Why? Because when we are in the midst of it, it just seems like a struggle we’d prefer to hide. Continue reading “Courage is Contageous”

Packliste, nützliche Apps und hilfreiche Gedanken für lange Reisen

Ein Freund hatte mich zum Reisen inspiriert. Er war von der Stadt, wo wir beide gearbeitet hatten, zu Fuß losgezogen. Ich hatte ihn am Anfang ganz genau beobachtet. Wie er seine Reise vorbereitet hatte, wie er seine Reise startete. Und wie es ihm in den ersten Wochen emotional ergangen war. Dann hatte ich den Mut gefasst, mich selbst auf die Reise zu begeben. Continue reading “Packliste, nützliche Apps und hilfreiche Gedanken für lange Reisen”

Leadership Lessons From 2000 Hours Of Teaching German

Over the last two and a half years I have taught well over 2000 hours of German language and culture mainly to people coming from regions of crisis and failed leadership.
I have often thought about how I can serve them in the best way possible. Over time I have learned to appreciate that this is about taking on the responsibility to lead from the heart:

“Leader: Anyone who takes responsibility for finding the potential in people and processes and has the courage to develop that potential.”

Brené Brown

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The Four Secret Tools That Boost Your Confidence

The Four Secret Tools That Boost Your Confidence

The most important thing when we move forward on big goals is to protect and build our confidence.

Here are four tools that we often forget that have massive impact on boosting and maintaining our confidence:
1) Start With The Easiest Task
2) Celebrate Your Wins
3) If-Then Planning
4) Join Others Who Are Already Doing What You Want To Do Continue reading “The Four Secret Tools That Boost Your Confidence”