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Design for Social Anxiety

Design for Social Anxiety

Thoughts on how social anxiety awareness could help us design more meaningful and inclusive experiences. Most of our events, spaces and services are targeted towards confident extroverts. In reality, this profile pertains only few of us. Imagine the interactions and experiences we could facilitate if we would create consciously keeping this in mind? What would happen if we would design for social anxiety? ..
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A timely note on the paradoxical relation of self-improvement and self-love

A timely note on the paradoxical relation of self-improvement and self-love

Transitioning moments like New Years have always been a big thing for me. I reflect on the progress of the past year and set intentions for the one to come. The self-improvement junkie in me must run deep, because I can remember doing this since I was like 7. For most of my life, I thought self-improvement..

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Know Thyself: 70+ Meditative Questions (for modern-day self-inquiry)

Know Thyself: 70+ Meditative Questions (for modern-day self-inquiry)

In a world full of noise, it can be hard to hear our own voices. And in a world full of on-demand distractions, it’s too easy to avoid listening altogether, and never truly being with ourselves. So I’d like to create a little space for that.

Today I want to share with you over 70..

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The One Reason Most Innovation Efforts Fail

The One Reason Most Innovation Efforts Fail

When we talk innovation, the conversation is often sparked by technological advancements, new business models and product releases. Similarly, in our own innovation efforts, we often target grand market disruption strategies, dynamic team structures and rapid R&D cycles.

All ambitions aside:..

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Executive + Artist: The Dual Role of a (Business) Innovator

Executive + Artist: The Dual Role of a (Business) Innovator

As a business innovator, you don’t quite fit in predefined boxes of expertise.

You’re swaying somewhere between the business, the creative, and the technical domains. You may work in different industries, mingling with different groups, taking on different roles and speaking in..

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Where I Chill, Work and Meet Up when in Athens (20+ Personal Favs)

Where I Chill, Work and Meet Up when in Athens (20+ Personal Favs)

UPDATED: in August 2017, added my new favs to the list.
Athens has in a short time become as my second home.

Two of my closer friends, and members of Da Shogunz (the Hip Hop label I’ve been co-managing), both re-located to Greece. Me loving my crew and exploring new places alike, it..

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Creating your future from your core: What we do in our Intropreneurship class

Creating your future from your core: What we do in our Intropreneurship class

If you follow me on the Gram, you’ve seen me share pictures and videos of the Intropreneurship classes on my feed and stories. If we’re connected on LinkedIn, you’ve seen the job title update. And if we’re real-life homies, you probably heard me say I need to prepare or teach a class a bunch..

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Why Humanity Will Remain Relevant – In Spite Of (Mass) AI Employment

Why Humanity Will Remain Relevant – In Spite Of (Mass) AI Employment

Being a vivid blog reader when it comes to the topics of innovation and futurism, last week I came across a handful of headlines reading “Elon Musk says humans must become cyborgs to stay relevant. Is he right?” on The Guardian, “Elon Musk Says Humans Need to Merge With Machines to..

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How To Live Well in Small Spaces (like, 22m small)

How To Live Well in Small Spaces (like, 22m small)

The housing search ruled my personal life and anxieties for the past while. Weeks and months of effort, with seemingly no results, and accompanied by a deadly extensive daily commute to school passed, one more depressing than the other; but at last, the patience and perseverance paid off. After a..

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Being Mindful Of Your Trade-Off’s Between Hustle & Health

Being Mindful Of Your Trade-Off’s Between Hustle & Health

Although we are no longer hunted by preying tigers, our contemporary selves are still ruled by strong primal reactions in case of perceived threat. Evolution is not going to catch up to this anytime soon, and I think we’ve all had a moment in which we realized how counter-productive some of..

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Introducing my Millennial Mental Health project

Introducing my Millennial Mental Health project

I’ve been working on this project for sometime now and although I may have dropped some references on the Gram, I never properly introduced it yet. That day has come.
Let’s start with a little bit of background and a quick summary. Early on in my IBIS studies, we were instructed..

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On Multi-potentialites

On Multi-potentialites

Today I’d like to share with you one of my very favorite TED talks (and trust when I say: I watch many). It’s ‘Why some of us don’t have one true calling’ by Emilie Wapnick and goes out to all my fellow philo-and polymaths. It is in this talk that she coined the term multipotentialite,..

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