Tag: Impact

Negotiations and how to argue constructively

This was a discussion with Eveliina Asikainen. Negotiations, debates and discussions are unavoidable. Eveliina has to deal with that in her advocacy work for more sustainability at TAMK. She started her presentation about negotiations and how to argue constructively by presenting different types of conflicts that can arise during negotiations (...)

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My impact - time flies

How to have more Impact? This is a struggle... (only in your head). It’s too quiet out there (well, make some noise)! This is pointless (Some synonyms for pointless: senseless, hopeless, fruitless, useless, valueless, to no purpose, unproductive... No, I don’t think so). I just want to make a difference (Well, step out of this parenthesis) (...)

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How to have more impact?

Notes from a discussion - Meredith Chuzel-Marmot (Jan. 2020). After discussing about impact in our lives with the coordinator, I realized how broad an impact can be. Indeed, impact can be identified everywhere and have more or less intensity. Moreover, impact is also up to subjectivity and the perception that one’s give to an action. Thanks to (...)

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How to have more impact?

How to have more impact? - Tatjana Blum, Jan. 2020. This first session made me reflect on how I for myself define the word impact. When we were supposed to come up with one example of how we have (recently) had an impact in our lives, I immediately thought of my time in a sustainability-minded association at my previous university. Before (...)

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Mirjam Schwitter

Mirjam is coming from Switzerland and she's part of the Leadership for change - Governance for sustainable change curriculum. Short posts: - What impact do I have? - A session about permaculture - A lecture with an impact entrepreneur - Negotiations and how to argue constructively - Notes about urban gardening - Successful organic farming (...)

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How to have more impact?

How to have more impact? - Candy (Leong) Hio Lam, Jan. 2020. Keywords: Changing habits - Food In my opinion positive impact means doing something, that results in an action which benefits the society. The action could be however small or large. As long as it results in making a change. On the topic of positive impact (to the environment), the (...)

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How to create more impact

On Tuesday 7 th of January I attended my first ‘Sustainability and Impact Club’ meeting, where we talked about on how to have more impact. There were eight of us, which is a good size for open and active discussion without being swamped by too large size of the group. At first, we introduced ourselves and then discussed about what is a positive (...)

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What’s your own definition of a positive impact?

Notes from our first meeting - Juliette Caillé (Feb. 2020). To my opinion, a positive impact is an action where we put efforts in, thinking and questioning the consequences of our behavior, and taking the decision to act and change an action for a better alternative, indeed a more sustainable alternative. This decision ultimately has some (...)

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A lecture with an impact entrepreneur

Week 6: Thursday session with Eerik Wissenz, CEO of GoSol. I really enjoyed this guest lecture wit Eerik Wissenz. It complemented well my online research about GoSol’s work, Solar Fire Concentration Ltd and its product the Lytefire 5 (a solar concentrator for baking and roasting). In addition, my former work experience at Solafrica, an (...)

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What impact do I have?

What impact do I have? - Mirjam Schwitter, Jan. 2020. Related to the issue of sustainability I really try to live as exemplary as possible, although it takes a lot of energy and generally creates more guilt than satisfaction. I am a vegetarian (since I am 8 years old) but I struggle to adopt a vegan lifestyle. I try to limit my material (...)

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