Stepping out a process is hard and difficult. This is because we can go on for years when dealing with complex societal challenges, there are always new things to discover and change. Nevertheless, stepping out is also necessary and important.
This is a blog where I want to share my insights with everything I have learned over the past few months and which has helped me expand my professional view. Hereby I share my vision and my opinion on the topic of social media, youth, and mental health. But I also want young people to start sharing. Share how they feel and what they are experiencing in terms of mental health complaints. Share the different pressures they are feeling. Share what kind of impact the pandemic is having on them. Share it all, with each other.
As a student, I come across this, and have been coming across this, my entire life: postponing, leaving things up to the last minute, evasiveness. The first time it is a presentation where I am writing my cue cards five minutes before showtime, the next time it is handing in my proposal at 11:59 pm when the deadline is at midnight [...]
Learning from other structures to construct a new structure that fits your organisation best. Learning from how others deal with a challenge to deal with your challenges. There are organisations and environments where they search for a different way of working, organising and structuring.
Over the last few years, I have researched identity, brands, companies and organizations and especially how they can give back to the world. Reflecting on the course of action I took up until now, I noticed my scope was simultaneously broad and specific. When I was doing research on commercial companies and how they can give back to the world, I stumbled upon social enterprises. [...]
How do different political structures deal with societal challenges like Corona? Is there an opportunity that we can learn from each other and is it possible to choose a structure?
What does Society 3.0 mean for bureaucratic organisations and is it possible to combine different structures?
What kind of organisation is Innovation Square and how can deconstructing the beliefs be useful in creating a self-steering community? Different theories and methods are explained to clarify this!
After writing my call to action, I started calling; literally. I reached out to several organizations and one of them stood out to me; Studio Lauda in Eindhoven. Studio Lauda is a design studio who claims to make brands more beautiful; from the inside and out. After meetings with Krijn Smits, one of the founders of Studio Lauda, it became clear to me that I needed to get involved in the 'inside' part. Let me tell you what this means, why I think I need to get involved and where I see opportunities. [...]
Nowadays, our society is extremely complex, everything is constantly changing and it changes fast. Because of this complex society, our world has to deal with many complex issues, problems or challenges.