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Swimming into the Infinity Pool – how to give a successful sales pitch

A presentation is like swimming into an infinity pool; you don’t dive in with a splash, you don’t struggle to keep your head on the surface, you don’t panic when you cannot feel the bottom of the pool with your … Continue reading

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A Pianist, a Hiphopper and a Prince: The Importance of Theater in a Business University

”If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later.” (Sir Richard Branson). When the Director of Culture Center Grand, Porvoo asked whether Porvoo Campus … Continue reading

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We are here to excel!

Now I am going to be a bit provocative. What I am going to say is the following: “No, you cannot fail in my class!” It has become almost trendy to assure students that they are allowed to fail, however, … Continue reading

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Echoing Rooms – from fragments to excellence

PROCESS When does a performance start to take shape? In the case of Echoing Rooms it was when I got to know Pavel Resser and Ludmila Elkonina, my kindred spirits in Saint Petersburg. In spring 2013 they walked into Porvoo … Continue reading

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Keep going – Serendipity in the social media cloud

This is a story with a lengthy introduction before reaching my point. It begins already in 1978 when I started frequenting international ballet competitions, first in Varna, Bulgaria and subsequently in Helsinki. In summer 2001 visits to ballet competitions came to … Continue reading

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