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First Kiss

I am a sucker for romantic scenes. Books, movies and songs are made about this exhilarating culmination. Guy meets girl, girl meets guy, they go through things together and separately and then that first kiss comes into focus.

It starts slow, just a short small nibble. Then the embrace gets stronger and stronger, the heartbeat increases exponentially, cheeks are blushing, both breathing heavily, things start to get French…

At that precise moment, nothing else exists. Just you and the object of your desire. Electricity flows from one body to the other. Romance is not in the air, but in those two – floating, energising and sweeten up the deal.

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Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is one of the best things that came out of open borders, economies and geopolitical influence. One submerges in a different culture and gets to know people from all over the place.

More than two decades ago, I passed on an acceptance letter to do my undergraduate degree in France. Two years after that, I found myself on a plane to Shanghai with a five-year scholarship in the top 3 Chinese universities. And almost 10 years ago, I was on my way to Madrid for the masters in business.

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The Dude Next Door

There is always this guy in American soap operas – the dude next door. He usually is very tall and strong, quite a hunk actually, rough around the edges and most certainly an object of desire by wedded and unwedded women in the neighbourhood.

Sometimes, the main actress is not really aware of her feelings about him, other times she is. But before they actually hook up, a couple of seasons and numbers of episodes pass. Then they go through a misunderstanding, followed by a rough patch until they clear somehow magically the air and end up together by the season finale.

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Personal Service Design Notes

Sometimes, and just sometimes, one encounters a service design as if taken out of a book. Everything looks so flawless and easy to breeze through, sit back and get things done in a jiffy.

I don’t know about you, but I seldom stumble upon a service which is empathic, guiding and responsive. In fact, I kind of believe that the bigger amount of businesses focus on a particular step of the service process and not really considering its entirety.

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