Category Archives: Personal Development

Menno’s Last Days in Cabo

I was thinking of writing blogs again because my friend said he missed reading them. That’s all it takes for me really. I just need a slight push because I’m already on the edge of things. I’m not afraid to … Continue reading

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Freewrite July 20th

I’ve been a bit obsessed with the Red Hot Chili Peppers (again?) today. I’ve been actually going through all kinds of music lately, and really studying sound development and the process of music making. I was listening to some Xavier … Continue reading

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How Strategy Games Helped Me Manage

Managing this project hasn’t been without challenges. But many challenges can be approached in a game-like fashion I find. The strategy games I’ve played throughout my life have helped me with parallel process thinking and macromanaging as well as knowing … Continue reading

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June 13th Update from Cabo Verde

Work is really taking most of my energy here. Having time for myself is also important, and I’ve had the chance to spend me-time with others by sharing common interests. It’s been good. What I said about organizing my workers … Continue reading

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End of May Update

It´s been a bit quiet on the blog. A lot´s been happening in all aspects of life here. With work, I´ve started taking more responsibility for the project I´m undertaking. Before, it was routinely scheduled when workers would come, and … Continue reading

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Roof Build

The week’s been easy going yet intense. There are moments of lots of rest and moments where everything is happening at the same time. The beginning of the week started easy with me coming back from Assomada where there should’ve … Continue reading

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An easy week

This week has been quite a breeze at work, mostly because all the technical aspects of construction were solved last week and now its a matter of coordinating and waiting for resources for the next phase of construction which is … Continue reading

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