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Overcoming anxiety

Do you sometimes feel worried on Sunday when you are supposed to relax? Perhaps you worry about next week, your unrealized dreams and plans, and important things you never have time to do. In this post, Good Life Engine teacher Lidia shares a few practical tips on how to quit being a member of the chronic anxiety club.

How to make decision-making easier?

In decision-making, you never possess all the possible information — otherwise, it wouldn’t be a decision-making process but a deduction. In this post by AVP's head of education and Good Life Engine teacher Lidia, you will find some tips on approaching decision-making, especially during stressful times.

Everything you think about Africa is wrong — How to build a true Global Silicon Valley

We recently visited three East African countries: Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda. We intended to learn more about the local startup ecosystems, entrepreneurship education, and — in particular — the local market opportunities with regard to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In our ten days, we had to rewrite most of all the assumptions we came in with.

Winners and warning signs

Koor is a Somali word referring to a bell attached to a camel — the number one livestock in the country. If a farmer is missing a camel, they can find it by the warning of the bell. Likewise, Solve the SDGs winner, team Koor, hopes their solution could give a warning to farmers in the Horn of Africa about incoming droughts.

Rising voices from the South

S.U.R. is a decolonizing collective based on the understanding of the Global South not just as geography but as a way of standing, experiencing, and dancing through the world. Amy Gelera, one of the founding members, shares the story of how entrepreneurship, underrepresentation, and pasta created a movement.