From January 19-23, 2015, Powering Potential’s Country Director, Albin Mathias, was delighted to have the opportunity to participate in the Ericsson Global Perspectives Program, held this year in Karatu, Tanzania. Thirty-five Ericsson Leaders and eight NGO leaders from Karatu attended the program, which was organized by World Action Teams. Held at the Farm of Dreams Lodge, the program included excursions, sessions with Executive Coach Richard Leider, and opportunities to work closely with other participants. 


Participants at the Farm of Dreams Lodge

During several excursions in Karatu, Ericsson leaders took the time to learn more about NGO leaders’ programs in Tanzania. A number of the participants visited Florian Secondary School and the Powering Potential offices as part of the program. Additionally, all participants visited FAME Hospital in Karatu, as well as the Ngorongoro crater. 


Participants at Ngorongoro Crater Safari
We are thrilled that Albin and Powering Potential could benefit from the experience of this powerful leadership development program. During one exercise, the NGO leaders were asked to identify their own leadership talents from a list of options. Albin learned that he brought to the Powering Potential team his natural talents in problem-solving, creating trust, bringing joy, and making things work. We would like to thank Ross Wehner and the World Action Teams for this great opportunity to learn and shard experiences with the other Ericsson Global Perspectives Program leadership training participants. 


Ross Wehner, World Action Teams, and Albin Mathias, Powering Potential