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Nudging the Entrepreneur with Nicolas Plesea

“The entrepreneur needs to become aware of the fact that there is no concept of ‘stagnation’ in business. You either grow or you regress. Even if you chose to stagnate, you might still need the aid of the business consultant to prevent regression.” Nicolas Plesea

Photography © Gina Buliga | Madagascar

Around the World on Fridays (“M” | Part 1)

“Peace begins with a smile.” Mother Teresa Today: Macedonia | Madagascar | Malawi | Malaysia | Maldives | Mali | Malta | Marshall Islands | Mauritania | Mauritius Cover Photography © Gina Buliga | Madagascar

Cover Photography © Eric Lafforgue | Libya

Around the World on Fridays (“L”)

“We are, at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity: faces, clothes, smells, attitudes, values, traditions, behaviors, beliefs, rituals.” Randa Abdel-Fattah Today: Laos | Latvia | Lebanon | Lesotho | Liberia | Libya | Liechtenstein | Lithuania | Luxembourg Cover Photography © Eric Lafforgue | Libya

Little Ida's Flowers | Ilie Krasovschi

What do you wish for in 2017?

What do you wish for in 2017, he asked? I won’t settle for anything less than peace, I said. Long-lasting resounding worldwide peace. Global peace, literally peace in every corner of this world, you know? Yes, he said gently, yes, I know … Featured Artist: Ilie Krasovschi

Photography © Sorin Onisor

ROMANIA – A Winter’s Tale

Photography © Sorin Onisor “Winter Song” by Nichita Stanescu | English translation by Thomas Carlson and Vasile Poenaru

Cover Photography: Steve McCurry and the “Afghan Girl” | Photo © Bente Haarstad Photography

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY | “Afghan Girl” | Respect, Steve McCurry!

Cover Photography: Steve McCurry and the “Afghan Girl” | Photo © Bente Haarstad Photography June 1985: The image of a young Afghan woman with intense green eyes in a red headscarf makes the cover of the National Geographic Magazine. The portrait was taken in 1984 by the amazing photojournalist and visual storyteller, Steve McCurry. Compared […]

Cover Photography © Eric Lafforgue | Kenya

Around the World on Fridays (“K”)

“Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is all right to be different. Racism and all the other ‘isms’ grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity.” […]

Cover Photography © Marianna F. | Trenchtown, Jamaican Rastas

Around the World on Fridays (“J”)

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So, when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!” Bob Marley Today: Jamaica | Japan | Jordan Cover Photography © Marianna F. | Trenchtown, Jamaican […]

Cover Photography © Narinder Nanunarinder / AFP | Amritsar, India

Around the World on Fridays (“I”)

In loving memory of Leonard Cohen (21.09.1934 – 07.11.2016). R.I.P. “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen Today: Iceland | India | Indonesia | Iran | Iraq | Ireland | Israel | Italy Cover Photography © Narinder Nanunarinder / AFP | Amritsar, India

Cover Photography © Stefano Giovannini | Child in Jacmel, Haiti

Around the World on Fridays (“H”)

“More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.” Alexander Chase Today: Haiti | Honduras | Hungary Cover Photography © Stefano Giovannini | Child in Jacmel, Haiti