Category: Youth Empowerment

Schopenhauer’s Handbook for Neutralizing Rhetorical Devices

Article by Alessandro Zerbini | Illustration by Louseen Smith In 1830, German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer wrote a very special short essay entitled The Art of Being Right. Breaking with millennia of logical pondering in search of objective truth, he admitted that, in real life, having the right on one’s...

How to stay competitive in the labour market after covid-19

Article by Cesar Shimura | Illustration by Armadilly Comics “My process got cancelled.” I often heard this kind of expression from friends that are currently facing my same situation: recent graduated students looking for opportunities to either find the first job or to be reallocated to a different one....

A kinder, gentler philosophy of success by Alain de Botton | TED Talk

Commentary by Laura Morazzini | Cover by Armadilly Comics How many times you ended up in a situation where most of the people around you came from a more prestigious university, a richer family or a better paid job? Maybe it was a school reunion, maybe you were just...

Are social media a zero-sum game?

Article by Alessia Petrucci | Illustration by Armadilly Comics ”Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted.” (William Bruce Cameron) I am not going to lie. Something that happened to a friend some days ago pushed me to write this article. Long...

Can our mindset make the difference?

Article by Anna Groh | Illustration by Beatrice Bandiera   Microsoft – all of us heard of the rising tech company with headquarter in Seattle. It turned into one of the most valuable companies worldwide, competing with Amazon and worth more than 800 billion dollars. Since 2014, it has...

Purpose as an overarching principle: Millennials’ approach to life

Article by Anna Groh | Illustration by Armadilly Comics   “Purpose is the sense that we are part of something bigger than ourselves, that we are needed, that we have something better ahead to work for. Purpose is what creates true happiness ” – Mark Zuckerberg   Three years...

About our need for resilience: why this project is about you

  Article by Laura Morazzini | Illustration by Louseen Smith   “Creativity is born from anguish just like the day is born from the dark night. […] He who overcomes crisis, overcomes himself, without getting overcome. He who blames his failure to a crisis neglects his own talent and...