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Make a difference

ECM 2015 – Copenhagen

Once upon a time… Getting the European Capitals Meeting to Denmark As quite a few of you know, the ECM is a small informal conference for JCI members in capital cities across Europe. It’s an amazingly fun and successful meeting, particularly due to its small size: around 100 participants from 15-25 different cities. That means many new…
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JCI Spring Conference

The JCI Spring Conference 2014 in Sønderborg was my 18th Danish JCI conference in 9 years and absolutely one of the best ever! Everything was so well organized and perfectly executed! The Senator/Senior program was extremely high quality with a visit to the town hall and meeting with the mayor followed by a visit to…
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“A dream is a goal with a deadline” – The 12 Keys to Success!

Tonight, we had an exciting meeting which dealt with the 12 keys to success. We were told that it would normally take 15 hours to review these success criteria, yet did Lars Danscher to give us a good overview of some great tools and aspects to be considered in order to achieve your goals. Including…
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Trying to make a difference

The road to hell is paved with bad excuses, I know. But if those excuses help you improve what you love, make you a better person and improve the life just a little bit for others, I’d say it’s worth the excuse. I went on a 4-day photography mission, mainly for myself, but also to…
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JCI Vice President Visits JCI Copenhagen International

I was delighted to visit JCI Copenhagen International at their event in March of this year. Prior to the event I had discussions with the Local President and several other members on how the organisation is going, and the impressive projects you are currently running. For the main event, I enjoyed dinner with the members.…
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Interview with Jakob Pilegaard Hansen

What is your background and how did you learn about JCICI? I’m originally from Aarhus in Jutland and moved to Copenhagen about three years ago. The first two and a half years were focused on getting settled in the new job and building up a new professional network in Copenhagen. After getting in place professionally, I felt…
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JCI Day – The next happening…

After a very successful and constructive brainstorming evening, we agreed to move forward with an idea for JCICI to really practice what we preach. That is, to do something that will make a difference. The idea is that for a few hours in the evening, as many members as possible will get their hand dirty…
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Ivan’s recap of the JCI Impact and Achieve courses

Getting up early on Saturday morning is not how I imagine my Saturdays to start. However when the cause of getting up is actually something interesting, I usually give it a shot. In case of JCI Achieve and Impact trainings last Saturday (1st of March), I wasn’t wrong at all. Walking towards the Copenhagen City…
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Interview with Angelika Rosenbaum

What is your background and how did you learn about JCICI? I am half Dutch – half German, I lived in Hamburg for 10 years, last working for a Danish company. I made my way from a customer service representative to a process and change leader. 3 years ago, I got the opportunity to change…
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Project Homeless Update

Project Homeless is slowly, but surely making a little headway. Project Homeless is very excited that JCI Copenhagen International has shown an interest in their organisation and that we’re dedicated in helping to make a difference for those less fortunate them ourselves. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been in contact with a couple…
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