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The expatriate woman: does she exist ?

While there is a lot of ‘drama’ in the expat world about the exact definition of an expat, based on this study, I’m referring to someone who is working abroad on an international assignment, role, or project for their company. … Continue reading

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Another resurgence

Greetings 2015! I find it quite funny (and a bit annoying, I know) that I go on writing-binges, all motivated with my work/learning/teaching, and then disappear for 1.5 years. Time stands still on  a blog…”yesterday” in my posts was actually 1.5 … Continue reading

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5 Days at Disney: The Academy of Management Conference

For the past 5 days, I’ve been at the Academy of Management conference, which this year was held in Orlando, Florida.  This conference brings together academics (PhD students, Professors, and some consultants as well) from business schools around the globe. … Continue reading

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Hitting the reset button

We have  landed in Chile, and I’m a fish out of water. All of the comforting things that once surrounded me are on a boat, and my favourite friends and local haunts have disappeared. Everything is new, I don’t know … Continue reading

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Who do you want to be?

At the risk of becoming a bit too ‘academic-y’, I thought I’d post another theory that struck a chord with me over the past week (thanks to Anna!).   It’s called “Self-Discrepancy Theory”, developed by Tory E. Higgins in the … Continue reading

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Conflict and perceptions

I recently had quite an intense conflict with a family member. Like many conflict situations, it exploded from what appeared to be minutiae. After first a ‘heated’ argument, followed by a long period of silence, we then had  a more … Continue reading

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On writing

I know I should write more. Everyone who writes well, and a lot,  says that it’s important to write every day. Every day?!  Etty, my supervisor, has recommended this book, which she says has changed her life:  http://www.amazon.com/How-Write-Lot-Practical-Productive/dp/1591477433 .  I … Continue reading

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