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Gerdi with Bernhard Fanger on living a better-balanced life

As with many things, in retrospect, it is relatively easy to connect the dots of Bernhard Fanger’s military service, a carpentry apprenticeship, positions in management consulting and product management and later on the board of directors and supervisory boards of medium-sized stock corporations.
The 25 years it took to draw that squiggly line were necessary to ultimately be able to take up self-employment as a consultant, mentor and author. A step he took to create a better-balanced life for himself as well as help others to do the same.

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Bernhard Fanger

Gerdi with Bernhard Fanger on living a better-balanced life

Bernhard Fanger helps men discover it’s okay to explore what is important to them, what parts of themselves they need...

Linda Aspey

Gerdi with Linda Aspey on becoming an activist for our Planet

Almost by accident Linda Aspey became an activist for our planet. We talk about how she brings this activism into...

Deborah Mendes

Gerdi with Deborah Mendes on the benefits of forest bathing

She believes we need to reconnect to who we were. To the wisdom of our ancestors, to Nature, to an...

Jennifer Wills

Gerdi with Jennifer Wills on discovering the power of Nature

A conversation with Jennifer Wills about how discovering the power of Nature in coaching led to her taking coaching outdoors....

Lisa Liljeberg

Gerdi with Lisa Liljeberg on living a non-conventional life

Born in the United States Lisa Liljeberg of Dare Dreamers has been living a non-conventional life. She’s lived in 5...

Lesley Roberts

Gerdi with Lesley Roberts on leadership lessons in the Highlands and on the waves

A very accomplished coach with 16 years of corporate experience, Lesley Roberts learned her most important leadership lessons in the...

Lorenza Clifford

Gerdi with Lorenza Clifford on leadership climate and climate leadership

A conversation on the importance of leadership climate and climate leadership. The climate we create as a leader of people...

Nuno Santos Fernandes

Gerdi with Nuno Santos Fernandes on how a long walk led to an important decision

Quite by accident Nuno Santo Fernandes was invited to join a mentoring walk. Unexpectedly that long walk led to an...

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Celebrating Nature in music, movies & Books

No matter where our conversation has taken us, I always ask my guests to share a favourite piece of music, a book and a movie that celebrates Nature. Their answers have led me to some beautiful discoveries.

Music celebrating Nature

Books celebrating Nature

  • ‘Blue Mind’ – Wallace J. Nichols
  • ‘Born Free’ – Joy Adamson
  • ‘Flight Behaviour’ – Barbara Kingsolver
  • ‘Grandma Gatewood’s Walk’ – Ben Montgomery
  • ‘Horse Sense For People’ – Monty Roberts
  • ‘In Praise Of Walking’ – Shane O’Mara
  • Jack Reacher series – Lee Child
  • ‘Julie of the Wolves’ – Jean Craighead George
  • ‘My Side Of The Mountain’ – Jean Craighead George
  • ‘Once Upon A River’ – Diane Setterfield
  • ‘Prodigal Summer’ – Barbara Kingsolver
  • ‘The Alchemist’ – Paul Coelho
  • ‘The Giver Of Stars’ – Jojo Moyes
  • ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ – Peter Wohlleben
  • ‘The Nature Fix’ – Florence Williams
  • ‘The Old Ways. A journey on foot’ – Robert MacFarlane
  • ‘The Soul Of An Octopus’ – Sy Montgomery
  • ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ – Harper Lee
  • ‘Walden’ – Henry David Thoreau
  • ‘Watership Down’ – Richard Adams
  • ‘Working With The Law’ – Raymond Holliwell
Movies celebrating Nature

Movies celebrating Nature

  • Avatar
  • Blue Planet
  • Born Free
  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
  • Forrest Gump
  • How Wolves Change Rivers
  • Into the Wild
  • March Of The Penguins
  • My Octopus Teacher
  • Princess Mononoke
  • The Color Purple
  • The Hobbit
  • The Lion King
  • The Secret of Roan Inish
  • The Year The Earth Changed
  • Wild
  • Woman Walks Ahead
  • You vs Wild