How Confident Do You Feel About Succeeding in Your Future Career?

Having the words future and career together may seem daunting each time you read them. This is because we as humans are hard-wired to avoid uncertainty. And now more than ever, we can see how much uncertainty can have an…

Do you think society will be in a better or worse state 10 years from ...

Image 1: Many young people today are unsure about what the future holds for us and the next generations. Do you think society will be in a better or worse state 10 years from now? When I saw this question,…

What Is Your Contribution?

With the current state of the world, it is undoubtedly difficult not to reflect on the immense impact our actions have on us and the world around us. The idea that one person does make a difference and the decision…

“What are the main motivations that drive you in life?”

Question #33 You’re completing the Youth Speak Survey, and you come across this question. What do you base your response on? Why does AIESEC want to know this about you?  Understanding how to better align our organization with the people…

Why Is This The Time We Need Empathy The Most

Empathy is what facilitates prosocial or, in other words, helping behaviour that comes from within and is not forced. This makes us a more compassionate society that is willing to understand each other’s feelings and take action. Daniel Goleman, the…

On Carrying a Youth Leadership Movement Through Uncertainty

I am the Global President of AIESEC, the world’s largest youth-led organization focused on developing leadership in young people through the facilitation of cross-cultural internships and volunteer experiences. For the past year, that has meant travelling the world to represent…