Hermes Oran Sandals First Impressions

As I’m working through my 2023 wishlist, I’m back with another review. This time, it’s the Hermes Oran sandals, which have been on my wishlist for a while. Since we are talking wishlists, I also did a recap of my Q1 purchases and thoughts on shopping in this post, and a Q2 recap here, so this should not be major […]

Continue Reading

5 Productivity Hacks From a Product Manager

As a Product Manager, every day is a hustle. It’s a hectic yet rewarding career, that teaches you that you have to apply some productivity hacks because making the most of your time is key to succeeding. Everyone wants a piece of the Product Manager. A new feature request, wanting to get a peek into what’s coming next, sharing some […]

Continue Reading

How to take your power back at work

I’ve been sharing my learnings and thoughts from my own career advancement for quite some time already. Looking back, I realized I’ve always somewhat geared it toward fast growth. But something I’ve learned along the way as a by-product of the fast growth, is the feeling of autonomy over your work life. And a thought I always had is that […]

Continue Reading

5 Stories to Prepare for Your Next Interview

I have recently helped some friends prepare for job interviews and it served as a reminder of how important the prep work is ahead of an interview. In the past, I’ve hired a few people and currently, I also sit on panel interviews for open positions in my team, so I’ve seen my fair share of interviews. One thing that […]

Continue Reading

How To Set Boundaries at Work – 4 Easy Tips

I have talked about drawing boundaries at work in the past in different forms. And today I wanted to share 4 things I’ve done over the years to set boundaries at work that can be helpful if you’re struggling with it. Now, let me start by saying that I’ve been there. I’ve worked crazy hours for a good few years. […]

Continue Reading

How to gain visibility at work

In this post, I want to address how to gain visibility at work when everything else fails. How to get ahead at work, especially in those cases where the projects you work on might not give you enough exposure. Or your day-to-day work simply does not allow for it. Everybody knows that being on the toughest projects and working with […]

Continue Reading

Iceland Birthday Trip Highlights

For my 30th birthday, the Mister organized a surprise trip to – drumrolls please – Iceland! I was not expecting such a bucket list-level destination and when I found out – about 30 minutes before landing – I could not believe it. Luckily, I had instructions to pack for cold weather and not to bring fancy clothes but rather comfy […]

Continue Reading