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Seven Ways to Lighten Your Fathers on Father's Day

As a number of you have inquired about electronic versions of our new book,  Seven Ways to Lighten Your Life Before You Kick the Bucket, we are happy to announce that it is now available on Kindle via Amazon as well as in the paperback edition – just in time for Father's Day gifting.

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Different backgrounds but one shared goal

As some of you might have seen our Facebook post—sharing Dr. George Simons's testimonials about our initial motivation to take part in JUR Migrant project, it has also been an interesting journey for all team members to become a part of a multi-cultural team. Working with people from various backgrounds and cultures, each individual contributes our strengths and improves our weaknesses. We compromise, value internal communication so that the team's goal and each member's envision can be met at best.  Dr. George Simons shared here his insights about our team, in his interview with Laura Kortelainen, a student from JAMK...

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A class with a first class project

During the past semester I had the privilege of being a virtual teacher, tech partner and coach in the International Business Program at JAMK, working with a class of students from over a dozen different countries, including local migrants, who were invited to take the course, working on a project that involved conceptualising and creating acculturation tools for migrants and local communities in Finland. Recent Thursday was the last day of class, students and visitors were feted to a game using the over 250 diversophy cards created over the past several months by student teams. The game will be made...

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Father’s Day reflection

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Getting older as guys reminds us of our fathers and of the parts of ourselves that reflect them. Our dads were a great motivation for Walt and I to write our book about Seven Ways to Lighten your Life. As Father’s Day approaches, whether you are a dad, or have one, or both, we think you'll have fun and celebrate sweet moments, enjoying Seven Ways as a read or as a gift to fathers and fatherly friends.   You can sample our prose with a click here, see reviews on Goodreads, as well as see reviews...

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SIETAR India next Learning Event in Delhi: Emotional Intelligence: 7 Key qualities for success at work & in life

What makes some people more successful in work and life than others? Our Emotional Intelligence — the way we manage emotions, both our own and those of others — can play a critical role in determining our happiness and success, and it’s what accounts for a great deal of one’s ability to navigate life effectively. At this interactive event, participants will get to realize the importance of understanding EI, become aware of its key qualities and get a chance to learn more about their own Emotional Intelligence.This event will be led by by Angela Mortimer, Founder and Director of the...

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