Just do it!

She’s here! Our first Young Woman to Watch 2013! We were truly inspired by Signe Nørgaard’s get up and go attitude as well as her warm generosity in lending advice and encouragement to others. What’s more she’s innovating Brussels with a two-tier consultancy that is drawing in clients left, right and centre. When we need…

Tickled Pink

My first ever job interview? Textbook and utter failure. The application? For an intimidatingly interesting internship with a United Nations office. My expectations? Not many. With interest bound to be high, when they did call me in for an interview, I was hugely excited. I was on top of the world, I had climbed the…

Exchanging business cards

At a recent panel discussion and networking reception for Masters students interested in working in Brussels, one of the participants asked what she should do with the business cards she’s been holding on to for a year. If the card in question was given to you by someone truly amazing, like Nelson Mandela or Justin Bieber, maybe…

Lessons from a golfing uncle

On a recent trip home, sitting across from my uncle at the dinner table – a successful man who takes golfing holidays and who I have no idea at all what he does in his self-made, medium-sized business on a daily basis – led to a wonderfully simple insight into the minds of today’s employers….