Blog category News is for posts on my various personal announcements.
What Belongs In News?
Posts could share career news, information on new social-media platforms I might register on, or people I collaborate with whether in person, on this website or elsewhere online.
Coaching As Example
Coaching has interested me for years and it is finally time to do something about getting accredited by the International Coaching Federation, ICF.
Coaching methodically and ethically is important to me, in part because I want my work to be more systematic and in part because a client deserves the best in terms of session outcomes. Coaching provides opportunities for life-long learning, and ties in with my general interest as well as former studies in psychology.
Using my blog to document the process will benefit myself and potential clients, who may be on the fence for some reason. Transparency is of utmost importance to me, so blogging before, during and after first certification and then accreditation seems like a good idea.
Together with 300 other applicants I applied to enter the speaker contest for Nordic Business Forum 2022. Of us 30 were selected to compete, and I was not one of them. However, opening myself up to a situation where I would stand in front of 6000 people live (and many more live streaming) was daunting. Yet I found the idea doable thanks to a burning interest in sustainable development, one of their three themes this year.
As an introvert it is easy to just stay at home. That is not how I want to live my life though. I have stuff to do, places to go and people to meet. Maybe you do, too? Hence “News”.