Innovating the workplace- a 21st century recipe

Ever since I started working on my own company, I’ve been fascinated about how things change in the work place and what are the perks and conditions that are keeping employees happy and productive, because let’s face it, as managers, we all want this. Working for Mindvalley in Malaysia for almost 2 years, made me…

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How to spot a bad HR manager

Have you ever had to face HR managers? How many times did you leave an interview saying that you’ll never want to work for that company just because of the HR or actually, on the opposite, the HR made you fall in love with the company and what it represents. It happened to me many…

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Life in Italy. Part 2

I need to be honest here. I have been told so many things about Italy before I moved here, that I was sure I was going to have the time of my life. I don’t know if anything could beat Portugal, but maybe that was it. Well, so far, it’s nothing of what I expected…

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While being away

I’ve recently bumped into this article and it really made me think.  It made me have a deja vu, a deja-vu I have absolutely every single time I am about to go home or when I finally arrive home and I need to meet relatives. The discussions are all the same. When are you going…

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Italy. Coffee shots, pasta and fashion

I’ve been in ESN for long enough to understand that being flexible is the best way to do things, but at the same time, every time I travel or I move to a different place, I just cant help to notice the cultural differences between different countries. I could have ended up this summer in Bruxelles,…

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Thanks EU. Thanks EXPO

While Europe is struggling with the immigrants avalanche and is desperately looking for solutions, me and a couple of other awesome people have been supporting EU into promoting its message at EXPO Milano 2015. What happened there? EXPO Milano 2015  is the Universal Exhibition that Milan, Italy that over a six-month period, Milan becomes a global…

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I’ll miss you #superflat

Hello, Good-bye Superflat. I’ve lived in the superflat, in Piata Victoriei in Bucharest for about two years and I’ve spent mornings and sunsets there, changing rooms, moving luggages, travelling in and out, jumping in my super big bed. And then, in February, they came, Za French and one little portuguese. We spent a lot of…

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Saying good bye

Right now we are heading towards the end of our Erasmus and I’m not feeling so great about it. I know that everything good must come to an end, but it’s still hard to accept it, especially when you know what’s expecting you at home. Not only your family, friends and food, the good part…

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If I can feel it, I can say it

Abroad experiences are the best way to turn you around. Last year, I learnt how to rely on my own and to be more self-confident, this time I learnt how to express my feelings and I learnt it the hard way. Everybody came in Erasmus with the idea not to fall in love, mostly due…

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