Most women heading a start up have not been using their English professionally for some time now. That means that getting your message out to the millions with POWER could be a problem. Remember, you only have one chance to make a first impression.
These days when you get a call, you can normally see at a glance either who is calling or at least whether the person is calling from outside your country. A country code different to your own, usually means that you will be expected to speak in English and that can really bring you out […]
It’s easy when you are venturing out of your comfort zone to take one of two options – FIGHT OR FLIGHT.
… to be frustrated and time robbed by typing, deleting, retyping, worrying about the word order and many more of these editing quandary’s? Do you look up hoping that nobody can see how ridiculously long it is taking you to send this fundamentally short and simple English language email?
… that you have to sacrifice your family or make your life a logistical nightmare.
Have you ever been in one of those mega cringe moments when you have said something and just wished that there was an undo button for the spoken word?
I’m not sure about you, but when I am nervous or excited about something new, I tend to speak really fast? I have to confess, that I do this both in my own native tongue – English but also in German and Finnish. So what’s so bad about speaking fast? Surely that’s good isn’t it? […]
One great way to stay focused on your tasks for the day is to always have a list of your priorities in front of you on a daily basis. You know what they say “out of sight is
In the world of work, one of the first things that we get asked about, regardless of gender, age or cultural background is our careers. For those of us with a family, that normally involves explaining a career break when we left work to go and have a baby. Depending on where you live you’ll have […]