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“When my Nemesis becomes my Ally”

Friday May 25th, 2012 0 comments

Wikipedia describes the Nemesis as “the spirit of divine retribution against those who succumb to hubris (arrogance before the Gods). The Greeks personified vengeful fate as a remorseless goddess: the goddess of revenge.” When we work with the concept of Campbell’s Hero’s Journey (as per taught by David Pearl), we encourage people to engage with their Nemesis at a constructive…

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2012: Our opportunity to unveil the Hero within ourselves!

Saturday January 21st, 2012 4 comments

“Strategy is not about guessing the future but preparing for whatever it will be!”. Many of you have heard our friend and partner Nick van Heck claim this. And preparing our organizations, start with preparing ourselves, as leaders and human beings. Many of you know the fascination that the work of Joseph Campbell has on me. Campbell was a university…

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"I had no choice…"

Sunday May 1st, 2011 1 comment

Linda Perrat is one of the most amazing coaches I know. I meet her when unusual challenges take place, at personal or professional level in my life and always leave her Parisian office/apartment looking positively at options about the future. Ever since I met her, she strongly refused and corrected me when using: “I don’t have a choice” sentence: One…

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“What can we learn from Wilhelm Tell’s sons?”

Sunday January 30th, 2011 1 comment

I was born a Belgian (with a Colombian grandmother which explains my hot temper I guess) and became Swiss at the age of 30 (I lived here since I was 2). My heart is “green & yellow” (from my wife’s Brazilian origin). So please do not take the following text as a nationalist outcry. Switzerland has a lot to be…

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