Take me to your leader

According to the Daily Telegraph,  the UN has appointed a Malaysian astrophysicist, Mazlan Othman, as its Ambassador to Aliens. Before I read this, I had absolutely no idea that the UN had such a thing as an Office for Outer Space Affairs – I suspect you didn’t either. Having said that, I can think of at least one person I know who’s probably sending them his CV right now!

I don’t know quite what to think about the fact that there are plans to have an office which will act as the first point of contact for any alien visitors. Popular science fiction suggests that alien encounters might not be entirely peaceful so I guess it’s as well to be prepared for every eventuality!

So lets take a light-hearted look at this issue for today’s pebble:

If you were appointed Ambassador to Aliens, what three things would you want them to know about Earth?

I guess I’d:

encourage them to phone home;

ask them why they’d chosen Earth for a visit;

and as a coach, I’d probably ask them: ‘on a scale of 1 to 10, how are you feeling about meeting the Earthlings?’!

What do you think?


Turning over pebbles is the blog of Thinking Space Coaching. 

If you’d like to make progress in your work and life, why not email me to see how we could work together?

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.