Author Archives: annadammert

August 25

The somewhat different “Subway Challenge”

Two months have passed since I started my personal PULSE journey. As everyone knows, two months at home normally pass with a blink, without much notice at all, as you are absorbed by everyday hassle and routines. In a new setting you are bound to be more mindful. Especially if you have time. And time is […]

assignment nr 1, build a shoe tower July 18

Seduced by failure?

“Innovation, Creativity and Change” – the title of the online course felt seducing. Change is constant and I have long felt it would be welcome to add a little creativity to combat organizational communications challenges. I decided to overlook the fact that my bucket is already kind of full: a fresh PULSE volunteering assignment to […]

Anna's enjoying Toronto July 02

Biking, eating, (peeking) and appreciating new friends

Timing, as they say, is everything. Having been only for a little bit more than a week in Toronto, I have already had the fortune of witnessing the happiness, joy and borderless friendliness at the World Pride Week Parade and also happened to arrive just in time for Canada Day and its magnificent fireworks. Canada […]

Anna Dammert June 17

Rushing – and contemplating

After a rather busy period of trying to finish projects, doing hand-overs, saying good-bye to colleagues, taking care of a myriad of stuff on a loooong to-do list, I went to my summer island. Those who do not know any Finns might not be familiar with the fact that a majority of us pack loads […]