“You must have a room or a certain hour or so a day where you don’t know what is in the newspapers that morning… A place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be…. A first you may find that nothing happens there. But if you have … More An important quote to meditate on in our hectic paced lives
If you like to be on top of things, then it may sound quite a contradiction to cherish confusion. All our life, we try to put order in the chaos of existence, find meaning, build a purpose for ourselves and our action. In the past year, this quote from A. Einstein was my inspiration: “Out … More Cherishing confusion: the starting path to freedom
You are a thinker, super analytical; You are open-minded and great at putting things in context; You know yourself, your skills and improvement opportunities. Bref, you are in a good shape. Then comes the moment you realize the true nature of your mind : a wild monkey jumping from thought to thought. Who’s the captain? You … More Strong mind won’t get you there. Strong spirit will!
A year ago I quit my job to relocate for family reasons to a new town. At the time, some caring people told me I should not quit before signing up for a new job but I knew that I needed a dedicated time to put the pieces of the puzzle together. Now, after a … More In search of the ideal job: 8 steps to put your own puzzle together
I tried to solve the complex equation of Life with the tools at my disposal: analysis, diagnostic reasoning, critical thinking, values frameworks and a bunch of other brainy tools elaborated through years of consistent French and business educations. Vanity. “Man is born to live, not to prepare for life” – Boris Pasternak. Foolish? Arrogant? Titanesque? … More Keep those two feet on the ground
As we passed the winter solstice and days are lengthening again, I feel wonderful! Maybe also because my parents and sister are visiting us from France and we are all together with my husband’s family to celebrate Christmas. This is our first year as an “extended” family and for me away from France, in a foreign … More Season’s Greetings: home, family and goals
What do you do in life? This simple question used to put me in a distressed state of mind. The “what” referred to “job” and I still hadn’t found a fully satisfying match; By the age of 27, I had already worked in five different industries and none of my jobs had covered enough facets … More In search of the ideal job… be patient!