A German in the US

In this section, I reveal all the funny, disturbing and shameful moments you live through when experiencing another culture. In my case it’s the German narrowed mindset focused on efficiency that is challenged with the American “everything is amazing and achievable” attitude. 

US vs. Europe

Self-marketing in the US

The Americans are masters in showing what they have got! Not so easy for a shy German. 

GOING TO THE GYNECOLOGIST

How different will it be might you think…Well I tell you. 

Holding hands & shopping tampons

The longeryou live in a country the more you realize the smaller differences. I picked 3 random things from daily life. 

US vs. europe

Self-marketing in the US

The Americans are masters in showing what they have got! Not so easy for a shy German. 

GOING TO THE GYNECOLOGIST

How different will it be might you think…Well I tell you. 

HOLDING HANDS & SHOPPING TAMPONS

The longeryou live in a country the more you realize the smaller differences. I picked 3 random things from daily life. 

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Favorite Places in Munich

What to do, where to eat, and how to meet other amazing expats. A guest blog from the website queen Eleanor sharing her favorite spots in the city.

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Role Model Story Flor: A dream job 9 years in the making

Our Role Model Flor has a lot to offer: she grew up in Venezuela and is currently living in Germany with her American husband. She raised 3 children far away from home, couldn’t continue her profession as a lawyer abroad, was searching for herself without the professional label for a long time, and finally found her dream job shortly before her family will move from Germany to the USA in the middle of a pandemic. Flor has so much to share with us. She tells us what it was like for her to be at home with three small children and the knowledge that her own career fulfillment was so far away. She also shares about the long application process that finally provided her with her dream job and reveals her secret ingredient

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Why some assignments fail

Not every posting ends happily. Many secondments fail, affecting not only corporate projects but also, especially in the long term, family and personal satisfaction. In this blog post, I would like to share a few insights that I was able to find in the course of my research on this topic. I like to refer to academic studies and large-scale studies and I am glad that there have been more studies on this topic especially in the last 20 years. If you want to look more into the topic feel free to check out this info box. In this box, I put the names of some papers and studies that I consider relevant.

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I know I am a much more fun mum when I have my own project – Role Model Story of Marloes

Together with her two kids (now 6 & 8 years old) Marloes and her husband moved from the Netherlands to Taiwan. Back in the Netherlands Marloes worked as a consultant and it was their first international move. In this role model portrait, Marloes is reflecting on her path from a corporate working mum in the Netherlands to distributing fun & supportive workbooks for children moving abroad as an entrepreneur.

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6 Pillars of creating a career abroad

In this blog post I would like to go into the 6 pillars I recommend every expat partner to build. I address each of these pillars in my 1:1 coaching sessions and in the regular Mastermind groups.

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