Author Archives: markburgert

July 16

DOING and LEARNING in Eswatini — PREPARING

PREPARING for my assignment in Eswatini did not start with the logistical and physical activities of organizing and packing my two purple checked bags (49.5-pound a piece).  The GSK PULSE volunteer program is neither a package tour nor a corporate assignment.  Before my departure for Eswatini, I was responsible for preparing all aspects of my […]

July 09

DOING and LEARNING in eSwatini — PRACTICING

The creation of the “DOING and LEARNING in eSwatini” blog was inspired by my GSK PULSE volunteer assignment to work in eSwatini (former Swaziland).  This blog allows me to share some of the actions (DOING) and some of the resulting insights (LEARNING) from this PULSE assignment.  This first entry provided an opportunity of PRACTICING the […]