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I just watched the movie “machine gun preacher” and besides it being an intense movie based on true events, it also raised another consideration again in me. The main character is helping kids in Sudan against the by-now-famous Kony and LRA, but he is mainly also torn between his family back home and his “new family” in Sudan. As several of you might know I have already been in several
“Take risks: If you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.” So a new year has started! Do you have new year’s resolutions? 🙂 Thinking about this brought up some thoughs on a particular topic in me. There are two major ways to go through life. Being optimistic, being pessimistic. Ok, maybe still not caring, but I hope you have a stand on life. As
So it is around Christmas now, where many people go home. But what really is “home”? How do you define home? Many say that it is where their family lives or where they grew up. Some say “Home is not where you were born but where you want to die”. I have been wondering about what home really means for me and by being abroad some international aspects came into the
After now already posting about ‘Preparing for Job that does not exist yet‘ (where I described what my dream job lookes like and how I got to find it) I also want to stress the importance of living your dream! I am doing it as you maybe have already discovered in the aforementioned post. It took me some 5 years to know ever more exactly what I do NOT want.
As you might have figured, this was a process that developed over time and I must admit that it also had to do with AIESEC – amongst others. Due to several steps (see headlines) this post is also a bit longer than the others – I hope you enjoy the time until getting there! I surely did living it! 🙂 If have to give it a start it would
So it has now been about 5 active years of AIESEC until left my last active (operational) role some weeks ago. So what has AIESEC actually given me in this time? Actually quite a lot – otherwise I would not have stayed for 5 years I guess. 😉 The Start of It All I started in November 2006 in Hamburg, Germany actually rather looking for a way to promote international
Now this is obviously a historic event with finally Mubarak stepping down. I am really relieved and congratulate the Egyptian people that their voice and prayers have been heard and hope that a peaceful and prosperous future following the idea and the spirit of the people comes into place.
But I remember very well a place where it does not! It reminds me of a story that I lived personally a few years ago in 2005 – when the dictator Eyadema died and left a vacuum of power. He had been a dictator for even longer than the Egyptian ruler – for 36 years, the second longest right after Castro in Cuba. People also went on the streets and demanded free elections. What had happened there?
People lately told me that I experienced quite a lot in my life and that I should start writing it down. So besides writing my memoires at the age of 26 (I am still not the youngest one to do so – check out Justin Bieber(!)) I will also do occasional recaps on parts that come into my mind – and have usually taught me a lesson. So stay tuned
So finally I am getting the chance to write a little something on my blog again after quite some stressy time! A lot has happened …! After a nice week with just the Team Leaders and the Vice Presidents, about 15 people with strategic planning, team building and envisioning, the teamsters finally came and brought the rumble to this site. We are 55 people from 27 countries and it is