Tag Archives: career advice

Just sharing happiness

I had an incredible week and actually am beginning to think that 2017 has been an incredible year, maybe the best year of my life thus far.  Until recently my happiest, proudest and luckiest year was 2012, when I started … Continue reading

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Eurovision songs and turning down the offers

German-speaking internet exploded with speculations, after Andreas Kümmert who won the popularity votes and was supposed to represent Germany at the Eurovision song contest in Vienna turned the offer down. He said, he was not in the right shape to … Continue reading

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A letter from Russia

I received a letter two years ago from one of my book readers in Russia (translated below). Recently I was asked about it again, by a different reader, who felt that I was possibly too quick and even brutal to … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a feminist?

It was a great show and even greater mind-blowing bang afterwards, while I was trying to reconcile and digest the dynamics of this power couple. There were many different  layers and hints and context suggestions, but the question that struck … Continue reading

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Lessons from Frank Underwood: how to handle being passed over for a promotion

I love House of Cards, I practically worship it – because it is symbolic on so many levels. And it’s a great source of bold career advice. Let’s follow what Frank Underwood did when he didn’t get his promotion. Accept … Continue reading

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