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17 November 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Writing Guidelines for International Development (an internal document at PEPY)

This is a presentation I made in 2011 before I left the Director role at PEPY, an education and youth leadership organization in Cambodia. It combined a few documents we had made over the years to help staff and interns align their writing style with our views on international development.  Another former PEPY staff member […]

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23 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Tackling Heropreneurship

For the last two years, I have been a part of an incredible community: the Clore Social Leadership Programme. As part of their Fellowship, we each had to conduct research into a topic of interest, and publish it in some way. It didn’t need to be academic research and didn’t need to be published as […]

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31 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments


I just wrote a piece on the Huffington post about Sabatic-ations – yes, another made up word I use – but even if you don’t like the word, you might like the idea discussing the confluence of the future of work and travel. Sabtications – coming soon to an business near your:

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21 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

A whisk

I’ve heard the term to be “whisked off your feet” but I’ve never considered “a whisk” as a noun, apart from the mixing tool in the kitchen, of course. When my husband bought us surprise tickets to Istanbul for the weekend as a gift for my birthday, a friend referred to it as “a whisk,” […]

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17 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Back to blogging

It’s been a while since I’ve really “blogged”. I’ve written “articles” or worked on “papers” – but increasingly over the years since I started this blog, I’ve gotten bogged down in the trap of making the “perfect” the enemy of the “good”. When I was living in Cambodia and working at PEPY we had a […]

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15 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

A year of monthly resolutions  

It’s resolution time! Many of us will set big lofty goals, and once we realize that trying to start a fitness routine, get more sleep, read more books, use less internet, be more present, call our families more, and be kinder to people might be a BIT too much to try to take on at […]

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15 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

“Leading from behind” – from tourism to start-ups

Here is a piece I wrote for the Pioneers Post about “leading from behind” – a concept I learned from the founder of Where There Be Dragons. Read the piece here if you like!

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