Living + Learning

            In Transition (The Fear of Failure)

              Seven Months Ago “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ― The Alchemist. A quote from Paulo Coelho I have referenced many times, but quite frankly, never truly appreciated. Until now. There’s something about youthful abandon that allows (or permits) young people or young souls …

              Africa

              Keeping It Real: On Time, Clarity & Purpose

              “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” – Zora Neale Hurston   I came across this Hurston quote recently. For me, it captures various elements I’ve encountered over the past two years: time, rhythm, clarity, purpose, and especially, asking “why?” – a concept author Simon Sinek captures nicely in his book Start …

                Guest Post by Christabel Steel-Dadzie: The Morning After – A Personal Account of Assault in Ghana

                Assault Against Women in Ghana

                Editor’s Note: A friend shared this account from Christabel Steel-Dadzie, one of Ghana’s young changemakers and founder of the Ahaspora Young Professionals network. Reading it, I was aghast, but not surprised. I have encountered similar in Ghana (in a trotro/public mini-bus no less) and heard similar stories from other ladies. Christabel found the courage to …

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