When I was a kid, I cheated in a school test. Why? Since I can remember, I was told I was gifted, talented and destined for success. My mindset was fixed, and here’s how yours can affect how you work and live.
When you turn on the TV in countries like Australia, the US or across Europe, you see images of suffering. Our first instincts are to help.
The next instinct should be to ask: how do we know when to stop?
In the non-profit world, there’s always pressure to keep on producing, and justifying more money to produce more. And yet, what we’ve found at OIC is that stopping work for one day can produce incredibly useful results.
Three years ago, I founded OIC: The Cambodia Project, an initiative to establish speech therapy as a profession in Cambodia. Starting OIC from nothing has been a huge challenge. And yet, it’s time for me to say goodbye.