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December Inside Look: Gratitude

December Inside Look: Gratitude

As the year draws to a close, we took time to celebrate achievements at our KORUMO Year End Function. One of the activities was 'Praise Showers', an activity inspired by Spring Strategies. We spotlighted each of our associates and everyone had the opportunity to share words of appreciation with...

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November Inside Look: Sustainability In Our Work

November Inside Look: Sustainability In Our Work

We define sustainability as creating a ripple effect for transformative change. We can look to nature to see what true sustainability looks like, whether it’s the seasons, the water cycle, or the circle of life. Sustainability is meeting today’s needs without compromising tomorrow.   In her...

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October Inside Look: Connection

October Inside Look: Connection

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." - African Proverb   True progress stems from the strength of our connections. By harnessing the collective power of individuals and communities we are able to achieve sustainable change and growth.    Connecting with...

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September Inside Look: Self-Regulation

September Inside Look: Self-Regulation

Self-regulation is one of six core competencies we developed for well-being in activist organizations. Its descriptor is “I recognize when I get triggered and employ effective strategies to calm myself down, recover, and get back to business”. When we feel strong emotions, we experience physical...

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August Inside Look: Embodiment

August Inside Look: Embodiment

Tough times are reflected in our bodies. “The Body keeps score”, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. In his book he describes the profound impact of trauma on the body and mind, revealing how emotional and psychological experiences can become stored within our physical selves. If unaddressed,...

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July Inside Look: Curiosity

July Inside Look: Curiosity

At KORUMO we support our clients as drivers of their own change, and encourage them to “Stay Curious”. This is one of the four principles we uphold to create safe and empowering spaces.    In her book “Go your own way”, philosopher Margit Irgang describes the inner journey as a pilgrimage: to...

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June Inside Look: Thrive

June Inside Look: Thrive

At KORUMO we support our clients to thrive at their most brilliant edge. This means to reach beyond your comfort zone, embrace challenges, and pursue growth to unlock your full potential.   We were inspired by Yvonne Akpasom of GIZ, a leader in the peace and security sector in West Africa....

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May Inside Look: Courage – Be Yourself In The Workplace

May Inside Look: Courage – Be Yourself In The Workplace

Courage is the remarkable quality of possessing the inner strength and bravery to confront and conquer fear, adversity, and challenges. It encompasses the willingness to take risks, stand up for righteousness, and tackle difficult situations with unwavering resilience and determination. This...

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April Inside Look: The Power Of Story

April Inside Look: The Power Of Story

Humans have used storytelling for thousands of years. We see it in rock art, folk-tales and fireside stories. From generation to generation stories are passed down to inspire, entertain, educate and inform. Stories have the power to shape our beliefs, our attitudes and behaviors. They capture our...

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March Inside Look: Next-Gen Leadership

March Inside Look: Next-Gen Leadership

This month we zoomed in on Next-Gen Leadership.  What is asked of leaders who are driven to make a difference in today’s complex and polarized world? Next-Gen Leadership is “business unusual”, it disrupts how we structure work, teams, and organizations. “Inclusive leadership yields a more adaptive...

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February Inside Look: Collaboration

February Inside Look: Collaboration

In pursuit of a just and sustainable world we need to engage individuals and organizations as part of a greater whole. Bringing together parties with contrasting world views, power differentials, and opposing interests is no easy feat. It is critical to create inclusive spaces and design processes...

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January Inside Look: Self-care

January Inside Look: Self-care

The theme for the first month of 2023 was self-care. Self-care can be defined as “the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health and well-being”.    At KORUMO we believe the journey of transformation starts from within. In our leadership work we use tools for...

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December Inside Look: Thank you

December Inside Look: Thank you

We have enjoyed every step of 2022 as we partnered with you to make an impact for transformative change. As we enter the festive break, we wish you quality time with loved ones and a much deserved rest.   Hear holiday wishes from our KORUMO Associates on Instagram and Facebook. We look...

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November Inside Look: Diversity and Inclusion

November Inside Look: Diversity and Inclusion

At KORUMO we support people and organizations in finding new ways of “being” in “doing” human rights work. Diversity and Inclusion are key.   Benjamin Janse van Rensburg of Positive Vibes and Lila Ukabhai, Leadership Embodiment coach, share their experiences in the Free2Lead Fellowship...

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October Inside Look: Climate, Water And Agriculture

October Inside Look: Climate, Water And Agriculture

October marks World Food Day and International Rural Women’s Day. Yet, we are a far cry from achieving prosperity for people and planet, as envisioned in the Sustainable Development Goals. This concern has inspired our theme for this month “Climate, Water, and Agriculture.” KORUMO works with...

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September Inside Look: Renewal

September Inside Look: Renewal

September marks the start of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere. Watching nature begin a new season, this month’s theme is RENEWAL. With COVID-19 as part of the new normal, we are called to reimagine the way we live. At KORUMO we work with leaders to become the change they want to see. Constant...

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August Inside Look: Celebrating Diversity And Inclusion

August Inside Look: Celebrating Diversity And Inclusion

At KORUMO we believe that change starts within. Each day we support leaders through coaching, facilitation, and training, to become the change they want to see in the world. Our clients are individuals and organizations who strive for innovation, equality, and inclusion.    During the month of...

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