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Tension releasing pole hugs

... step on the challenge, a cascade of emotion set off. Some of the participants had an adrenaline rush, others panic attacks and for a few of them cried at the thought of their life flashed before them. ...

Friendship Formula

“Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .” (C.S Lewis) ANLP can be described in one word…INTENSE. Intense activities ...

REFLECTIONS OF A VILLAGE BOY

... yet was naive to the great potential I hold to influence. To be a source and maintainer of life through my actions in the nutrition field and beyond, just like the Vaal river. The Vaal river meanders through ...

RISING ABOVE THE STORM

... to an unpolished, rough wooden plank that is secured to a carpenter’s worktable, ready to be polished. The smoothing and shaping process has not been so comfortable. Session after session has brought enlightenment ...

LIVING BY THE 6TH RULE

... myself to an unpolished, rough wooden plank that is secured to a carpenter’s worktable, ready to be polished. The smoothing and shaping process has not been so comfortable. Session after session has brought ...

The Gift of Feedback

... and performance. In the real world, most of us feel intimidated and scared when it comes to negative feedback. We start to think thoughts such as, “maybe this person does not like me” and “someone wants ...

Lessons On the High Ropes

A few weeks ago, my two-year-old daughter and I were walking through the mall in my country Uganda when she suddenly started crying, paralysed with the fear of falling. Her reflection in the polished tiles ...

All hands on board

... the people, we are the ones to make the world a better place, so let’s start giving” (Michael Jackson). As if other participants of the ANLP had read my exact thoughts, dinner started with a karaoke of ...

Being William.

... rich resources we have!” As I heard this, I could not help but shed tears. Tears of joy. Although William is a secondary school dropout, he did not just sit and complain. Neither did he blame the government ...

Overcoming our fears: The high rope challenge at ANLP

... filled the atmosphere. Although there were some few setbacks, all participants managed to complete the challenge amidst cheers, tears, shouts and smiles that expressed inner satisfaction and a great sense ...

Who is to blame for failed targets?

... this mean? How was this relevant to the development of our leadership abilities? The next few minutes of the facilitator’s presentation brought so much clarity as the message resonated with every participant. ...

Who is to blame for failed targets?

... this mean? How was this relevant to the development of our leadership abilities? The next few minutes of the facilitator’s presentation brought so much clarity as the message resonated with every participant. ...

Make the most of every opportunity to learn

... cradle to grave, is a process of learning. How wonderful it is to learn through experience. With Divine support, I CAN. It is good for one to sit down and be taught. It is even better that guidance ...

MESSAGES FROM ANLP 2016 PARTICIPANTS

... for me. I see many things turning around for good in my life. Thanks to ANLP. Nobelle All I know in life, I learnt in kindergarten. ANLP has taught that the most important lessons in life were taught ...

Making diversity nutrition in Africa’s strength

... the continent. Use your expertise to raise the voice loud enough to make sure that nutrition gets adequate attention. The take home message for the symposium: For nutrition interventions to succeed ...

LESSONS IN LIVING AND LEARNING FROM FEEDBACK

... you, don’t like you, want to prove something, want to appear better. But truly speaking, we ought to be receptive to feedback, whether it’s negative or positive, even seek it out and use it to our advantage. ...

The Essence of Teamwork and Perseverance

... next to you on your right and left shoot each other. The first person to do this stays in the game’’. Hmmmm I thought to myself, what is this?  I can’t hear a word, thankfully our facilitator clarified ...

Reflect, Rediscover and Roar- We CAN, We MUST

... than from the outside. I have never thought of myself as a learning object, and this contradicted my expectations. On the contrary, it has really given me a unique opportunity to start thinking of ...

ANLP ALUMNI WHERE ARE YOU?

The 14th chapter of the ANLP 2016 is on. What strikes me at the first day is the number of participants that have gone through the ANLP since its inception. Over 350 participants have been through the ...

THE HIGHS AND THE LOWS OF HIGH ROPES

... to stress the point of good communication, trust, listening to get through the task safely we began to put on the gear for the high rope activity. Thinking to hide behind, to go last and letting others ...

Don’t lose your courage…

... of times when I said to myself “I finished the high ropes, I can do this!”) 2. Be present, be at peace and be grateful – I have tried to stop being anxious and stop worrying about the future. (Although ...