Your Namemarika frenette
Cohort AssignmentSpring 2023 Cohort A: Europe + MENA
1. What do you see as your primary work at this stage of your life?

Being able to spend most of my professionnal time on high value tasks, around "save the world" more than only trying to "save my company" (;-) which was my main focus since starting of Covid. Besides, trying to find back time in my personal life to (re)develop artistic skills.

2. What role do you see as yours to play?

Influencer, activator, someone who's able to tell stories and make connections, and "why not" instead of "yes but"

3. What goals or aims do you have in regard to the above?

Spending more time with decision makers, in order to give them the courage to move forward ambitious decisions for their territory. Being connected with international network of influencers, like Regenesis'one is on my list too.

4. Where do you feel your next arenas for personal growth are?

Taking more time to explore my inside world with quiet period of lectures. Since Covid, I'm not anymore able te read for more than 15 min in a row. Neither professional lecture or just a novel. My level of stress was so high for many years, and pression of having a company and a team to save, alone, that I think there is intellectual skills to redevelop.

5. And for professional growth?

Being back in international and european level of work. I really want to go out of France, but still live in Europe, maybe halftime with Canada.

6. What have you invested in to get you where you are?

I have been followed by a professional coach every 2 weeks since 3 years
I have created a company in Montreal in order to reconnect to my first culture and be closer to some members of my family
I have decided to participate to different international event, like this training, to reconnect to Planet Home.

7. What fields of learning and which thinkers have been important in your life?

Community planning
Non Violent Communication
Theory U
Place Making
Integrated Design Process
Creative Problem Solving
Human centered design
The fifth Discipline (peter senge)
Quantic urbanism

8. Can you frame your philosophy or cosmology of life? What role(s) do humans play in it?

our planet is our only home,
and by the same time, if we are not there, it's ok.
by the time I'm living on it, try to contribute at the largest scale I can, to make it a better world
using my architect/urbanism/engineer/designer skill at my best.
and be proud of it. and convince other to do the same.

Date CreatedFebruary 21, 2023