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Relocation-the woes, the grows and glows | Lisl Foss | TEDxALC
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Added Jun 20, 2016
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Lisl Foss left the life she had comfortably built in South Africa and moved to Mauritius to contribute to ALU’s audacious dream of developing the next generation of leaders for the continent. She spoke about the disruptive nature of relocation and the various emotions that come with it. She said, “never compare you new life with your world back home. Spend time everyday doing something you love and don’t compromise to fit in, being yourself will attract like minded people to you.

Lisl Foss has over 20 years of experience as a psychologist both at Rhodes University and currently at the African leadership University. She is also an avid traveler

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