ikigai is a Japanese concept referring to something that gives a person a sense of purpose, a reason for living.
. a reason to be
. the intersection of what you love, what you are good at, what the world needs, and what you can be paid for
. this concept has greatly influenced my approach to work and career building, as it emphasizes the importance of finding a harmonious balance between personal fulfillment and practical considerations
. when considering new opportunities, I think about how they align with my ikigai
. this has led me to seek out roles and projects that are not only challenging and rewarding, but also allow me to make a positive impact
. this way, i am motivated and engaged in my work, and my efforts are more likely to bring meaningful results
. this benefits in different projects and ideas in which i present myself as a storyteller and creator myself or as a support in management, funds or anything else i can provide for my creative and enterprising friends
Charlotte Van Cleemput (Sint-Niklaas, 1994°) describes herself as a storyteller whose work is based on social interaction and collaboration, driven by her strong emotional connection to the world around her.
Her introspective and intimate work highlights social themes from the perspective of the emotional and irrationally driven individual. Characteristics of her work are personal, evoking and introspective – revolving around themes such as relationships and intimacy, urbanity, health and life in general.
Want to explore the possibilities of working together?
Or just want to share some ideas?
Please contact me! I am open for everything.