Kelly’s Corner: 5 Strategies For Keeping Your Cool After Losing A Job

Guess what? We’ve all been there: losing a job is an embarrassing, uncomfortable and scary experience, but it happens. From one second to the next you’ve gone from cushy employment to empty unemployment and it probably feels like the only thing to do is PANIC. Before you derail yourself completely and discourage your chances of ...

Working by the beach isn’t that great!

I recently moved to Palma de Mallorca. A dream come true! Living and working near the beach.   What more could I want? But with every opportunity and every dream there comes a challenge. If you are wondering what could be challenging about Palma, well first of all, I start work at 3:30 PM in ...

Feel like being motivated, or inspired? It’s time for a TED Talk!

  I’m going to assume that you’re already aware of the world’s famous TED talks: it’s where individuals are summoned to come and give an eighteen minutes speech about something related to technology, entertainment, or design (TED). Admittedly, TED talks have silently transformed the way we behave, think and believe. Nevertheless, TED talks, education philosophies ...

Her Corner: I am not a workaholic – the CEO of Cherazz Maria Smærup

I met Maria during an event in 2015 where she was presenting her company (Cherazz) and explaining how her clients would achieve the best results and higher revenue. I recall her as she stood out of the crowd, among all other speakers. She was the one who caught my attention, I was completely mesmerised by ...

My Phone was stolen! – How to be careful when living abroad

I normally tend to write about how to make an impression with the boss or getting through your internship. But, today I will talk about something that will help you not just in your work life but your personal life too. Few weeks ago I moved to Berlin for my internship and I was having ...

Your Corner: Getting Comfortable Outside My Comfort Zone

Two months ago I arrived at Peace Retreat in Playa Negra, Costa Rica. I’m not even sure where to begin with my Peace story. I decided to come to Peace as part of my degree at Brunel University. In order to get into my field and practise anthropology in the practical sense, I was required ...

3 things I learnt about people’s personality

People are great, they have unbelievable talents and abilities and yet, don’t acknowledge them. Self-confidence and lies are what make people struggle the most. 1.“If you don’t believe in yourself, nobody will.” During the career coaching sessions with my clients, one of the multiple challenges for them is to learn how to ‘market’ themselves during ...

Your corner – Work trip: how to work AND have fun

I started my internship about a month ago and now I’m going to Germany for work. Not everyone is going to get this opportunity but those of you who do… Listen up! You’re going to another office, this is your chance to prove yourself and make some connections.  Early morning plane journey and then straight ...