students-education EducationReflection
October 12, 2018

On My Love and Hate Relationship with Education

When I was 9 or 10, I wanted to be a teacher. I used to play ‘school’ with my peers and design my own classes. After a while, I lost…

Is-the-Development-of-AI-a-design-or-human-question Reflection
October 12, 2018

Is the Development of AI a Design or a Human Question?

A few weeks ago I attended a meetup in Amsterdam on the topic of AI: A Humanistic Approach. Although I am the furthest possible from a tech expert, especially when it comes…

the-subtle-art-fuck Book ReflectionsEducation
October 12, 2018

Life Lessons Schools Fail to Teach Us

In one of the previous articles, I introduced the problem of our current education system and how we can actually take control over our own learning journey despite the circumstances. Today,…

Spontaneous decisions adventure Reflection
October 12, 2018

Let’s Plan to be Spontaneous

If I think about what were the best moments of my life, it’s definitely those crazy on the spot, ‘just go for it’ decisions. Since I have been living in…

Zebra Companies-combining profit with purpose and impact Reflection
October 12, 2018

Who Needs Unicorns, When There Are Zebras?

I asked the zebra Are you black with white stripes? Or white with black stripes? And the zebra asked me, Or you good with bad habits? Or are you bad…

Fall Up Student Talks Lean Education Talk Education
October 11, 2018

Lean Education: What the Heck is This?

In October 2017, I had the amazing opportunity to be part of an awesome entrepreneurship event in Helsinki, Fall Up, where I could share my thoughts on education. Both education...
Notes to myself book review summary Book Reflections
October 11, 2018

21 Notes to Myself

All of us go through moments of feeling disconnected, through times when we feel we have lost our purpose, when we worry too much about the future, while still being…

There is only one way to live-yours Reflection
October 11, 2018

There is Only One Way to Live. Yours.

When I moved to Amsterdam, I did what everyone moving abroad was doing: seeking a better life, having more opportunities with a prospect for a better future. Well, this is…

Design Thinking Workshop Facilitation
October 11, 2018

5 Things to Keep in Mind as a Facilitator

Last week I had the pleasure to facilitate a workshop aimed at introducing the participants to Design Thinking, its principles and the process. After a few months of teaching and…