Working on a team is challenging, even if all the members are seasoned professionals. This year our team consists of several new interns and staff that have never spent time in our location before. Here’s what we are planning to … Read the rest “3 Essential Elements of Any Great Team And How to Build Them”
This is the second episode of THE BOSNIA PROJECT podcast. This one came out pretty well, and I hope you enjoy it — … Read the rest “Podcast Episode 2: Ten things for leading a balanced life overseas”
I’M GOING TO AMERICAAAAAA!!!
I’m a bit excited. My family and I are visiting the U.S. next month. I take my family to the U.S. every other summer to visit grandparents, attend a family reunion, drive…
We end up doing … Read the rest “How to go to America”
Back in 2015, I was asked to go find a hotel where my organization could host a retreat for all of our staff. So I made a few calls and charted out a 2-day trip around the country (Bosnia-Herzegovina is … Read the rest “Mountains are great. If you have water. (Story of another travel adventure in Kozara, Bosnia)”
Willingness — it’s an attitude, a posture, a way of thinking. A strong will embraces life in the midst of great challenges. Everyone wants to work in an environment that feeds the will, that encourages people to give their all … Read the rest “Why 9 to 5 might be poison for the will”
There are few things as American as the work ethic. Some call it the “Protestant work ethic”, connect it to religion, and claim it sacred. That’s their choice, but those people would do good to note: not all that’s worshiped … Read the rest “An American plan for better work: Stop.”
When Americans go to live overseas, it is usually because of their job. They go there to work, and for most of us, the arrangement is temporary. When we know that we are transient, it is easy to get into … Read the rest “10 Manly habits for a balanced life overseas”
I’ve been a Falcons fan for as long as I can remember. When the Superbowls came each year, I’d always just pick the team with the best jerseys or the player that I liked the most; I never could find … Read the rest “3 ingredients for turning defeat into victory”
In my experience, you’ve got to keep a positive outlook, or you’ll lose everything you’re working for.
Motivational speakers = snake oil salesmen, right?
We’ve all scrolled down on Facebook and seen the great speeches, the infographics, and the emotional … Read the rest “Why you must keep a positive outlook”
What can I say — I’m a fan. If you are from Atlanta, I know, you’ve heard it all by now. Why did they keep throwing the ball? Why didn’t they just take their time? I won’t get into dissecting … Read the rest “3 lessons from the Atlanta Falcons about working on teams”