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Scandinavian Leadership - Organizational change - Social innovation - Modern women

The following pics are all included in the Book in progress - a projet I write about elsewhere on this site.  If you would like to share/copy/use any of them, feel free as long as you give proper photocredit.  I would also really appreciate if you would link back to this site or refer to it, if you are using any of the photos on another social media platform.  THANX and ENJOY!
 

Go Generate Some Energy!  Then, spread the good wibes.  Energy is contagious!   I promise.    This is Marie Sofie, a family friend whom I interviewed for my newspaper column a few years back.  Photo: John-John Bruseth.

Go Generate Some Energy!  Then, spread the good wibes.  Energy is contagious!   I promise.   

This is Marie Sofie, a family friend whom I interviewed for my newspaper column a few years back.  Photo: John-John Bruseth.

Take a time out!  Just Space out a bit.  It's good 4 U. Famme is spacing out one early spring day at the back of our convertible Mini Cooper.  Photo: IrmelinDrake

Take a time out!  Just Space out a bit.  It's good 4 U.

Famme is spacing out one early spring day at the back of our convertible Mini Cooper.  Photo: IrmelinDrake

Do Your Thing.  Or try something New.    Life doesn't have to be so complicated. Famme is fishing on a beautiful summer's day in Ålesund, where her dad is from.  Photo: John-John Bruseth  

Do Your Thing.  Or try something New.    Life doesn't have to be so complicated.

Famme is fishing on a beautiful summer's day in Ålesund, where her dad is from.  Photo: John-John Bruseth
 

Brother and sisters.  Family, fun and hanging out together.  Photo: IrmelinDrake  

Brother and sisters.  Family, fun and hanging out together.  Photo: IrmelinDrake
 

Getting back into training.  Always Worth it.  Always.  Photo: John-John Bruseth  

Getting back into training.  Always Worth it.  Always.  Photo: John-John Bruseth
 

 
 

Sometimes, all it takes is to strike a pose.  This day started out pretty lousy.  To be honest, I look like I am so much more self-confident than I felt.  Just strike a pose, and see how it makes you feel.  Photo: John-John Bruseth.  

Sometimes, all it takes is to strike a pose.  This day started out pretty lousy.  To be honest, I look like I am so much more self-confident than I felt.  Just strike a pose, and see how it makes you feel.  Photo: John-John Bruseth.
 

Everyday bliss.  Washing my son's jeans and letting them dry in the sun.  Feeling blessed.  Rethinking what success is.  Photo: IrmelinDrake  

Everyday bliss.  Washing my son's jeans and letting them dry in the sun.  Feeling blessed.  Rethinking what success is.  Photo: IrmelinDrake
 

Money, wrote Virginia Woolf.  And a room of your own.  And a bit of glamour, Fanny might add.  Something to work for.   Photo: IrmelinDrake  

Money, wrote Virginia Woolf.  And a room of your own.  And a bit of glamour, Fanny might add.  Something to work for.   Photo: IrmelinDrake
 

Floating.  Weightless.  Free of worries.   Max pleasure.    Fanny and Famme on shallow waters in Kroatia. Photo: John-John Bruseth  

Floating.  Weightless.  Free of worries.   Max pleasure.   

Fanny and Famme on shallow waters in Kroatia. Photo: John-John Bruseth
 

My plan (for my life) versus how life turned out. Everything took much longer than I expected.  And some of the delays, turned out to be the best experiences of them all.  Inspired by a photo on FB.   

My plan (for my life) versus how life turned out. Everything took much longer than I expected.  And some of the delays, turned out to be the best experiences of them all. 

Inspired by a photo on FB. 
 

Seize the moment.    (Some moments  are Beyond Words)   Lillegutt (one of our two pet monkeys) and Famme at Zanzibar (East Africa) where we had a sabbatical for half a year.  Photo: John-John Bruseth  

Seize the moment.    (Some moments  are Beyond Words)  

Lillegutt (one of our two pet monkeys) and Famme at Zanzibar (East Africa) where we had a sabbatical for half a year.  Photo: John-John Bruseth
 

We're all in this together.  Modern Family Life. Francis and the crow that we tamed at Zanzibar - the crow fell down from a palmtree in front of our house and we took him in to feed him until he was able to fly off on his own.  Photo: John-John Bruseth  

We're all in this together.  Modern Family Life.

Francis and the crow that we tamed at Zanzibar - the crow fell down from a palmtree in front of our house and we took him in to feed him until he was able to fly off on his own.  Photo: John-John Bruseth
 

Selfie reminder:  You are freer than you think.  Inspired by Danielle LaPorte. Photo: IrmelinDrake  

Selfie reminder:  You are freer than you think. 

Inspired by Danielle LaPorte. Photo: IrmelinDrake
 

What I did when I decided not to be afraid. Inspired by Sheryl Sandberg's book and movement Lean In and model Kate Moss.   Photo: John-John Bruseth  

What I did when I decided not to be afraid.

Inspired by Sheryl Sandberg's book and movement Lean In and model Kate Moss.   Photo: John-John Bruseth
 

Some days are truly sunshine days.  Fanny is modeling at La Gomera.  Photo: Bente Brat  

Some days are truly sunshine days. 

Fanny is modeling at La Gomera.  Photo: Bente Brat


 

All we may learn from Our children!   How they can inspire us! Francis is having a zen moment on his first trip by himself into the big world - Australia, visiting his cousin. Photo: Gabriel Drake Nepstad.  

All we may learn from Our children!   How they can inspire us!

Francis is having a zen moment on his first trip by himself into the big world - Australia, visiting his cousin. Photo: Gabriel Drake Nepstad.
 

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