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Find your Why… as a Nomadic Entrepreneur

03.09.2018

Interview with Melissa Ng – Founder of Melewi, Product Design Strategist, Nomadic Entrepreneur

Melissa, please share a bit about your background and who you are.

My name’s Melissa Ng, originally from Singapore. I’ve spent the last 8 years travelling and working – of which the last 6 years on my business Melewi, which is a location-independent Product UX UI design studio, working with a fully distributed team across 7 countries, and clients all around the world, including McDonald’s, Visa and Samsung.

Tell us what you enjoy most working independently from a specific location.

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If you want to go fast, go the old road

30.07.2018

Interview with Tobias Esche,
Travel Guide Book author on Myanmar and Thailand (forthcoming),
Travel agency owner in Myanmar and Thailand

Tobias, please share a bit about your background and who you are.

I was born in Berlin in 1979, at a time when my grandparents were in their last year at their diplomatic posts in Yangon, Myanmar. However, after 1991 they decided to spend their retirement years in Yangon, and invited me to visit them and the country for the first time in 1996. Read more

Servant Leadership – Searching for the Ideal

27.07.2018

The basic principle of Servant Leadership is simple. Leading is serving others. It requires a high level of sensitivity for the needs of other people.

The principle goes back to the big questions people ask across cultures.

  • In what kind of world do we want to live?
  • How can we be happy?
  • What purpose do we see in what we do?

Robert Greenleaf saw leadership as a service to others. He coined the term Servant Leadership and is considered to be its founder.

He was strongly influenced by German author Hermann Hesse.

The Journey to the East

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Leadership is about integrating opposites

04.12.2017

I’ve created a short video teaser with some highlights from my recent interview with Prof. Fons Trompenaars, the acclaimed management guru and author of the classic book »Riding the Waves of Culture«.

Fons Trompenaars is well-known throughout the world for his ground-breaking work on the subject of management across cultures and business transformation.

In his typical entertaining and thought-provoking way he shares applicable insights into topics such as sustainable servant leadership, agile organizations, dilemma reconciliation and innovation. Read more

Nunu – The most meaningful name in the world

12.10.2017

Javier, please share with us a bit about your background and who you are.

Michele is a graphic designer among many other things, she paints, draws, and she loves restoring and recycling things.
I was a banking lawyer, but now I only work in the hotel and spend time with my family. I am retired from any kind of office job.

You have officially opened Nunu Boutique Hotel in May 2016 and you’ve moved from the capital Lima to the small town of Lamay only recently. How did you adapt to the new environment?

My family moved to Lamay in February 2017. The adaptation was easy for me and Michele but not for our children. We lived in a very nice place in Lima. My sons did not understand why we had to move to this forgotten town.
Over time things started to change. Now they seem to be in a good mood. Our kids like it a bit more here day by day. They start seeing the benefits and I am confident it’s only a matter of time.

You are running your hotel in one of the most beautiful parts of Perú, namely in the Sacred Valley near legendary Machu Picchu. How did you find this place?

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