The Art of ‘Humble Inquiry’

Humble Inquiry, by Edgar H. Schein, documents the type of communication that should be applied to various personal and professional relationships. Along with building relationships, people need to start “asking questions to which they do not already know the answer”. In many instances, those with power and status are reluctant to broadcast their need for … Continue reading The Art of ‘Humble Inquiry’

A New Chapter

The past two years have seen a complete change in my life´s focus. This came about from my first international experience, working with Engineers Without Borders Canada in Ghana at the end of 2012. The next year - 2013 - say we go in and out of different project management jobs, as I stuggled out … Continue reading A New Chapter

A Project Stuck in Neutral

During an eventful Friday, I went to the field to visit a GEM (Ghana Environmental Management) Project, or GEMP. This followed the Environmental Management subcommittee meeting the night before, where nearly all the government departments were present (Agric, Education, Health, NADMO, Fire Service, Environmental Health, and a man from the NGO PAPADEV). The project concerns … Continue reading A Project Stuck in Neutral