Career Advice


Innovative approach to recruitment and team management

21 May 2019, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 0

Today I have an intriguing South African story about recruitment and team management. Roy was our first host on our South African trip and besides his wonderful cottage, he shared valuable recommendations for the Garden Route we were about to embark on, and a delicious breakfast at his restaurant Rose Garden. We had some time […]

Job, career, vocation or a hobby?

16 April 2019, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 0

Today we are linguists. We will define and illustrate four words that are used – somewhat interchangeably – when it comes to professional development. This knowledge can help us clarify our current situation and future intentions, can reveal new opportunities and give us a few permissions. Job how to recognize whether you have a job, […]

A week of yes

21 December 2018, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 0

In most personal development books and articles on you will see the mantra – “learn how to say no” – written in the context of respecting our time and space, placing healthy boundaries and not taking on additional tasks and projects, just because we are used to be of service. This is a good advice, […]

The wisdom of a Pakistani taxi driver in Spain

13 December 2018, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 1 Коментар

For the training in Spain of which I shared my big picture thoughts, I took a taxi twice – from the airport to the hotel and back. The two times were with the same driver who firmly and politely offered his services for the second trip and we exchanged Whatsapp contacts. Extroverted and unobtrusive, quite […]

Does the big picture always work?

10 December 2018, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 0

I love to travel – for work and pleasure, kids and no kids, car, plane, ship, and train. I travel every time I get a chance and I enjoy the new destination and the time I spend travelling to it. I chose a window seat and my soul goes up along with the plane, wanders […]

Definition of success – part II

18 October 2018, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 0

Building on the success topic, I continue to share the rest of the intriguing and profound reflections, in alphabetical order. I am grateful to all my clients and friends who provided their success definitions and allowed me to publish them. I truly believe that in this way we would be able to enrich the success […]

Definition of success

16 October 2018, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 0

Success is a recurring theme in all my coaching sessions and we try to define what does success mean for each of my clients. The definition varies with the different professional and life stages, undergoes transformation along with us. If we remember what success meant to us after college and compare it to how we […]

How to make professional decisions?

20 September 2018, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 2

I am in the middle of a professional dilemma and last night I’ve had a deep discussion on the topic with a close friend.  He is faced with a similar situation and we exchanged points of view and advice. The alternative option is the more prestigious next career step – from a vertical professional ladder […]

To quit or not to quit?

22 June 2018, Публикувано в: Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 0

Quora inspiration once again. The question was: “I want to quit my job because of unfulfilling job and a toxic work friend, should I?” And here is my take on it: Most probably, you should quit, especially if the nature of the work you are doing is not fulfilling, but I suggest you consider your […]

Top 5 qualities employers look for

2 June 2018, Публикувано в: Job interviews, Career planning, Career coaching, Коментари: 1 Коментар

Another interesting question on Quora: What are the skills required to become an outstanding employee among others to get a job? for which I decided to share my answer with you as I believe it could be useful. It really depends on the job, doesn’t it? If you are applying for a finance position, your […]