Author: Lisa Husby

Be the first

In 1964 Kitty Genovese was murdered on the street just outside the apartment where she lived. The attack lasted more than 30 minutes, and she was screaming and resisting. The attacker stabbed her multiple times, until she died at last. It was later discovered that 38 of her neighbours saw the attack from their windows, […]

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Who do you look up to?

We all have role models who have made impressions on our lives. Friends that make us stand up for what we believe in, musicians that make us follow our passion or a sibling that you aspire to follow in the footsteps of. Positive role models can show us that the impossible is possible, strengthen our […]

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Dream society for youth:

Inherited robustness Good social functioning Good family functioning Good school experience Good friends Safe and including local community Safe and positive society/media If these were characteristic of all youths, environments and society, there would not have been a need for MOT. Many youths do not have these characteristics. Therefore, MOT is important to create protective […]

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Diamond communication

When you are stuck with a task, look for possibilities and alternatives instead of limitations. In the beginning, it is easy to get stuck with thinking “this suggestion is unrealistic”, “the others will shut it down” or “we’ve tried that before”. All that mindset is good for is killing potential ideas. Instead, think in the […]

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Self fulfilling prophecy

Imagine that your friend tells you that the new girl in your class is funny, kind and easy to get along with. You would likely be eager to get to know her and approach her with a smile to start a conversation. However, imagine instead that your friend had told you she acted like a […]

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MOT as a protective factor

At the moment, I am writing a book that proves MOT as an important protective factor for vulnerable individuals carrying many risk factors, as well as an important tool to prevent crime and psychosocial problems in youth. Here is some of it: MOT works proactively trough building individuals and cultures, through holistic and wide society […]

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Share your passions

What are the things you could talk about for hours on end? It could be anything from soccer players, music and your favourite TV series to your biggest role model, murder mystery podcasts and your collection of funny looking rocks you’ve found while hiking. No matter what you are passionate about, own it and talk […]

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New schools on board

We have Tim back and we are pleased to have his energy and knowhow back in MOT Denmark. Stina is now Leader of both Core Activity and Business Partners and has delegated the MOT schools on Sjælland to Tim. Laila and Tim are taking over the process of developing School as a Society Builder for […]

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A new commercial launched

This march MOT Norway launched a new commercial called “This is MOT”. This has been a project that MOT Norway has worked on for a long time – unfortunately it had to be postponed many times because of Covid. So, we we’re very pleased when we finally were able to shoot it in January and […]

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