Learn to say “NO” and when to say “YES”

Learn to say No and when to say YES

Learn to say “NO” and when to say “YES”

The end of the year can be a stressful time. Businesses are trying everything to make some extra sales. Employees are working on reaching their annual goals. Students are finishing their last exams. And then, of course, there are the Christmas preparations! Christmas parties with colleagues, friends before they’re heading home for the holidays, sports teams, you name it. It can be tough to say “no” and relax with your loved ones on the couch.

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3 Essential steps to prepare for an expat assignment

3 steps expat assignment

How can you prepare for an expat assignment

Today’s guest post comes from Aura at STORAGECafé.

Expat assignments are a great opportunity for advancing professionally, and also for personal development: you get to travel, to learn a new language and to become familiar with a different culture. The perks associated with it are also generally pretty nice: a good salary, transportation and housing provided, school tuition and spousal allowance included, language tutoring and so on.

It’s no wonder, under these circumstances, that most people jump at the prospect of an expat assignment.

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How many kitchen utensils do you really need?

Kitchen utensils

What’s the ideal number of kitchen utensils?

A client recently asked that question. In the process of combining two households, it appeared to be a very valid question. Just how many kitchen utensils do we need? Mr. Amazing A was focused on the kitchen, his favourite room in the whole house. For him, cooking brought the family together. It was about joy and laughter, switching off from work-related stress. Yet, the question of how many utensils to keep stressed him.

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