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  • Open your mouth when you have the chance

    Thursday 21 November 2013

    Last month I was in Barcelona participating at the MOVE Congress 2013, an international event organized by ISCA (International Sports & Culture Association). In this 4-day congress there where over 300 individuals from over 30 different nationalities. It was definitely a source of inspiration that keep us participants MOVING.

    My friend Carles Triado, also a member of the Spanish Youth Committee like me, was attending that meeting. We both were speakers at the “open market fair” where we explained for 30 minutes to the public how the EA-UNESCO Young Leaders Community could benefit them and we presented the ongoing projects develop ...

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  • WE ARE VOLUNTEERS

    Thursday 14 November 2013

    Hello, Miriam and I (Gonzalo) are broadcasters at EDM Radio (www.edmradio.es) and we were two of the many volunteers who helped in the race last Saturday in El Retiro, Madrid, organized by the Spanish Athletic Federation.

    We should mention that we were also in the number delivery that took place at Nuevos Ministerios shopping center, in Madrid downtown. We had a great time there with the other volunteers.

    Many of you will wonder how we became volunteers. In the case of Miriam, she wanted to find something to spend her free time. And for the same reason I ...

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  • The Social Jigsaw!

    Sunday 27 October 2013

    The Oxford dictionary describes the word creative as; "relating to or involving the use of the imagination or original ideas to create something"

    So where do we get our ideas from? Is it inspiration from others, childhood imagination or looking at our surroundings and putting the “social jigsaw” together? I like to think that creativity comes from 3 key areas:
    • Passion for what you do
    • Knowledge of your key interests
    • Imagination

    Passion – what makes your head spin, your heart beat and your eyes open in the morning?
    Knowledge – what have you read, learned and experienced?
    Imagination – taking the pieces out ...

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