5 Career Tips to Make Your Work Life Easier In 2023

Today, I wanted to share 5 career tips to make your work life easier in 2023 and to help you advance in your career. Throughout the last few years, I have seen that when taking the driver’s seat of my own career and also day-to-day work life, I always ended up in a better, more sustainable place. I’ve been changing […]

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Lessons and Tips from My Career Journey – Part 2

I recently shared a post detailing my career journey. Where I started and where I am currently but also all the steps I took in between. I made some good decisions along the way, while some others were probably not the best. Looking back, however, I wanted to share a few key lessons and tips from my career journey that […]

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Lessons and Tips from My Career Journey – Part 1

I’ve been working a full-time office job for over seven years. During this time I’ve worked in three different companies, changed industries and took a pay cut twice, and did a pretty major career change once. Some things I’ve learned, some things I probably haven’t yet, and I thought I would share a bit more about where I started and […]

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2021 Recap & what I learned

It’s that time of the year once again; time for a 2021 recap. As the year is ending, I love looking back and taking stock of my work and personal life; what I enjoyed, what I learned and what was I excited about. Part of it I do it on the blog – you can read last year’s recap here – and […]

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Career change update – Thoughts on my journey

As you might have seen if you’ve been following me on Instagram, at the start of the year I embarked on a career change journey. After about 6 months of actively working on it, this summer, I finally landed a good opportunity and took the plunge. A couple of months in already, and I couldn’t be happier with the change. […]

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Four tips to manage projects more effectively

Six plus years in managing high stakes projects have helped me learn a trick or two in how to manage projects, deliverables and timelines effectively. I don’t know about you, but I personally don’t like to run from deadline to deadline like a headless chicken. But truth is, been there, done that. Being in a client-facing role for over six years, […]

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Four tips to help you work smart, not hard

In my last post, I wrote about the best career advice I wish I was given before entering the workforce. And part of it refers to working smart, not hard, as a way to getting ahead while still preserving your health and sanity. Today, I wanted to share with you four tips that enable you to follow just that, and […]

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The career advice I wish I was given

career woman on a bike, enjoying work life balance

I have always been an ambitious kid and this has led me to work hard in all areas of my life. School, work, fitness… you name it, I was always ready to put in the work. Growing up and throughout my studies, I always had to balance school – and later university – and work – many times with a […]

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Thoughts on work and life balance

I haven’t been too active on the blog lately. This is the biggest “writing” break I took so far. While it wasn’t triggered by anything in particular, I was a little exhausted of doing a million things. Working, taking courses, writing on the blog, applying for jobs and interviewing… and it just felt right to put it all on pause […]

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Three tools to help you find your strengths

Knowing your strengths and honing in on them, is a key driver of career growth. That is why I think it’s important to spend some time figuring out what they are and then continuously polishing them. In the very first years of working, I had a tough time recognizing my strengths; it just wasn’t easy to pinpoint them, despite being […]

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