DiscoverThe Change Makers PodcastEpisode 21: Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable
Episode 21: Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable

Episode 21: Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable

Update: 2019-07-05
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Rona van der Zander aims to create sustainable change and innovation in the education sector and facilitate change for organizations and institutions. She is a true global citizen. Her curious spirit and her keen eye for interesting trends and developments have led her to work in 8 different countries, in different types of organizations from large businesses to NGO’s and international organizations such as the United Nations. Currently, Rona is based in Berlin, working on her own initiative. GrowBeyound is a consultancy that works with universities, businesses, and individuals and supports them to reach their full global potential.
https://www.growbeyound.com/

Questions:

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Introduction & Background

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What led you to jump between all these fields from business to politics to starting your own business within education?

4:50 https://bit.ly/2NBYcze
How did you make this decision of going and studying in different contexts?

8:18 https://bit.ly/2XojtB7
What was your main learnings? Especially related to what you mentioned before about reverse culture shock?

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What were your main learnings from a professional perspective?

13:13 https://bit.ly/2xxTh7z
What was the need you saw in universities to start GrowBeYound? And what is your vision?

14:50 https://bit.ly/2Xpog08
Do you see some difference in this topic across countries different countries?

17:01 https://bit.ly/2xGaZpP
What is GrowBeYound?

19:17 https://bit.ly/2FSxcoY
What was the biggest challenge from working with universities?

20:52 https://bit.ly/2Jeh4jH
How do you usually approach these universities?

22:08 https://bit.ly/2XQXbHq
What are the 21st century skills?

25:13 https://bit.ly/2RT53CZ
How would you imagine an education system that trains the 21st century skills and prepares students for multiple careers?

28:47 https://bit.ly/2xxhECo
What is students’ feedback on the workshops you did?

30:25 https://bit.ly/2Jgi5rH
How should we teach skills such as empathy, skills that are not repetitive and cannot be measured?

34:03 https://bit.ly/2FQJIW8
What were some education trends that really attracted your attention?

37:21 https://bit.ly/326waz3
What, in your view, future of work will look like?

39:26 https://bit.ly/30m3PTZ
Where is this whole topic of burnout actually coming from?

43:20 https://bit.ly/2XmwjLb
In the countries where you lived in, how is the attitude towards the future of work topic?

45:46 https://bit.ly/2NyMjKF
You mention that you want to be a cheerleader...

49:29 https://bit.ly/2FSESaM
Do we need more caring in leadersip?

51:06 https://bit.ly/2XuSjZp
Who are changemakers for you?

52:32 https://bit.ly/2YAXLWW
What is the change you would like to see in your lifetime?

55:17 https://bit.ly/2JsPrCg
What would be the impact you would like to create within education?

56:36 https://bit.ly/2JoBvt3
What would be the advice you would give your younger self?
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Episode 21: Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable

Episode 21: Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable

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