Talk of the week


Modern dating, a blessing or a curse?

Modern dating has not only changed our rules but it is an entirely new game.  If you are dating in the modern day, it is complicated. In the time of endless options, it is likely that you’ve found love, sex or intimacy online. Infact, regardless of whether we are in […]


Loneliness: A Myth of  Solo Travel

“Is this some kind of Eat, Pray, Love?”, was the reaction I got from my partly excited and mostly worried friends, when they found out I was going to travel alone to a different country every month. “Is everything alright with you?”… After all, even in modern travel books, there […]


What makes us happy?

In her wonderful TED talk “There is more to life than being happy”, Emily Esfahani Smith stated: “I used to think the whole purpose of life was pursuing happiness. Everyone said the path to happiness was success, so I searched for that ideal job, that perfect boyfriend, that beautiful apartment. But […]


Lessons from
the mental hospital

In society’s architecture, mental hospitals are the garden sheds; they may be excluded from the main construction plan, but they are built close enough to store everything that the main plan won’t fit. With feelings being an intimate and raw expression of our inner worlds, our mental health is a […]


Timing as key for succes

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” (Samuel Beckett) The role of success in the entrepreneurial life is simple: Everyone wants to be successful. Everyone is looking for the recipe for success. Everyone has heard at least a dozen times about “being in the right […]


How to Fix a Broken Heart

Where is the love? While love is in the air this month, not all of us is in the mood for it, especially if we’re going through a heartbreak. There are thousands of books and songs about it. Still it feels like none of them do justice to how you […]


Where does leadership start?

Understanding core values The best course on leadership that I had in my life so far was from David H. Langstaff and Declan Murphy, executive MBA students of EDHEC Business School, 2016 in Paris. David, earned his MBA at Harvard University, and Declan, has his MBA from Wharton School. Being […]


The urgency of intersectionality

Now, more than ever, it seems necessary to lay out the importance of adopting an intersectional perspective in order to face reality biases and discriminations. We’ll look at discrimination a little more closely: A black, Jewish woman may, for instance, experience discrimination on the grounds of her race, religion and gender. This […]