Individuation, Abstract Art and Corporate Learning (Part 1)

Individuation, Abstract Art and Corporate Learning (Part 1)
This post is related to my recent exposure to Jungian psychology and in fact the last post on Abstract Art. I set out the Swiss journey as an opportunity to discover.   In this spirit, I attended a workshop in the Jungian institute in Zurich earlier this year.   Frankly, I was lost like 50% of the ...

Adding ‘Share’ buttons

Adding 'Share' buttons
I am trying to enhance the blog functionalities.   My first attempt is to enable readers to share the posts on social media including Linkedin, Facebook and Wechat.   Wishing to connect more like-minded people.

What’s the point?

What's the point?
 I still remember when I saw the first time an Abstractionism painting many many years ago, I wondered ‘what is the point?’ I have never managed to appreciate them. I went into Albertina in Vienna earlier…. partly involuntarily. At least for the sections I visited, the museum contains a good variety of paintings in the ...

French and Leadership – The limitation of traditional classroom training

French and Leadership - The limitation of traditional classroom training
Some thoughts came to my mind when I was attending my French class earlier this week.  (Yes, apparently, I was not an attentive student to French!!) During the class, the teacher played some recording.   We listened and tried to understand.   He corrected our mistakes and then also introduced some grammar points.  We then practiced some ...

What story would you like to tell?

What story would you like to tell?
  Many years ago, I was facing some difficult career choices.   As a coachee, I was asked a question which I found very powerful.   My first kid was a few months ago at that time, and the question was like ‘The best way to raise the kids is to role model.   How would you choose ...

What is really Reflection? (Cont’d)

What is really Reflection?  (Cont'd)
  I have further thought on this.   Reflection is actually a few layers of ‘What does the experience mean to me?’    We asked ourselves this question a few times.   Or the coach / facilitator probes the learners a few times with this question….  probably in different forms though.    Taking a 1 on 1 coaching scenario ...

What is really Reflection?

What is really Reflection?
  I am intrigued as I heard a colleague explaining what reflection really means.   I have not really thought about it, and I like her definition.   I got to make a note here. ‘Reflection is not about re-telling or summarizing.   Reflection is about not about reviewing which means summarizing and evaluating.   Reflection is abut the ...

New Experiment

New Experiment
I wrote a paper with an IMD professor on a few companies in China.    Well, it is not exactly related to the themes of this blog.   Well, but it is an easy post to start with….  a lot other coaching / facilitation experience to reflect on in this blog!!    Anyway, hopefully such ...