‘I have learned to express what I think and what I feel’
Six years ago Barsha Puri could not have imagined that she would become chair of a school board when she entered the marriage arranged by her parents.
When artist, consultant and researcher Kai was diagnosed with ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia, it raised a gazillion questions. ‘What is this exactly I wondered?’
American psychotherapist Sari Solden: ‘I am very happy that I have chosen entrepreneurship. I could not have stuck working in an office environment for much longer.’
The Indian press calls her an Instagram sensation. When illustrator Alicia describes herself, she chooses other words: “I am a passionate and no-nonsense illustrator.”
The core quadrant suggests to know and use qualities you already have and combine them with your challenges, as qualities you can develop.
“Just do it. If you keep waiting until you feel brave enough, it won’t happen.” That’s what interior stylist Marie-Gon tells people when they say: “I want to start my own business”
“The work I do is like a drop in the ocean,” says Alecz whose work is to support the safety of women and their children in Goa. “But little drops of water make the mighty ocean.”
Bhagya Rangachar has helped children in Indian villages learn better using technology. Her advice for other NGOs: “Stay focused. Develop a strong strategy and stick to it”