Being a better manager

My first embryonic manager experience was not my strong point. Working on a research team in Mongolia, I was suddenly set in charge of two feisty local girls while our leaders were out of the country on side trips (story). Hmm. Those two were a disaster, but I also wasn’t…

My favourite photos

This photo slideshow gives you some of my favorite photos I’ve taken. Click on the photo to get informative captions and ethnographic details, or go directly to Flickr to see more: Slideshow created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Thanks, guys.

Mongolia: Sneaky Like a Fox

This evening, after days of pouting, Ayna* finally started translating her assignments for our research team. But then the other assistant, Gula, texted in to ask for an extension on her tasks: 7:30pm: Hi. I want to tell yu something.Burkits wife asked me to work as a [tour] guide…