Pivoting Your Career

Lovelies, if you are considering changing your career, but the stories about making this transition are holding you back - please read on… Several times a week I speak to women who wants to pivot their careers. They share their plans, we both get excited, and then...

Friday WIN: 19 November 2021

Hi everyone! Remember a few weeks ago I made a post about getting 2 job offers (consulting vs government) and not sure which one to take? In the end, I went for job 2 (Government job). After two weeks on the job, I wanted to share my WINs and thoughts... Firstly, I...

Making “no” your friend

“Oh my god, they said “No”!! I am so excited!” my client told me a few weeks ago about the salary negotiation she was engaged in with a company for a potential role.  And I shared her joy: this was GREAT news! This may seem surprising if being rejected sounds like...

When Playing By The Rules Doesn’t Pay Off?

I was 16-years-old and standing at the Jordanian – Syrian border when I realised that playing by the rules doesn’t necessarily pay off. My then-boyfriend and I had been traveling around Jordan for a few weeks and decided we wanted to visit Damascus. (I’d like to add...

Words Matter

I learnt this early on in my career, working as a lawyer in the financial district in Amsterdam. I vividly remember a multi-million arbitration case I worked on, the contentious issue being the interpretation of three words in a 100+ page contract… So words matter,...

Women are basically better qualified to negotiate than men

Interview with Paulina Szczesniak for SonntagsZeitung / Tages-Anzeiger 16 October 2021, available via: https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/frauen-sind-im-grunde-besser-qualifiziert-zum-verhandeln-als-maenner-495904392236 Google translation: Let's say I meet my boss for my...

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The 5 Mindset Shifts My Clients Use To Find A Job They Love AND

Double Their Salaries

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