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Tallinn – have a magical holiday this Christmas!

Christmas market in Tallinn

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is a perfect Christmas holiday destination for anyone looking to escape tedious family gatherings, couples seeking a romantic getaway, aficionados of enthralling history and medieval culture, and families hoping for a fairy-tale experience on a modest budget. You can immerse yourself in festive activities, taste the flavours of the traditional…

How to boost your self-esteem and confidence

Confident business people

Contrary to common beliefs, neither confidence nor self-esteem are traits we are born with. This means, they can be developed and improved. Self-esteem and confidence are not the same thing, but they are closely linked. Self-esteem is the way we feel about ourselves, and confidence is how capable we feel of our performance. Having high…

Next stop: Iceland!

Iceland

Iceland covers a vast area of 103,000 km² (which is slightly bigger than Ireland), but with an average of 3 inhabitants per square kilometre, it is the least populated country in Europe. It is the bitter cold subarctic weather as well as desolate and hostile landscape that make this island mostly uninhabitable, particularly in its…

How to write successful business emails

Email business communication

Have you ever received a business email that left you puzzled and pondering about ‘what the author meant’? You are not the only one. We have all experienced it more than once in our careers. The problem is that, by the time we got all the clarifications needed (provided that we actually made an effort…

Destination: Wroclaw – a perfect weekend break

Wroclaw - old town Market Square (Rynek)

Whether you are a fan of stunning architecture and rich history, a fairy tale dreamer, or simply want a pocket-friendly shopping cityscape, Wroclaw is the perfect destination for you. Wroclaw is a lively, tourist-friendly place, and with its population of over 637,000 people, it is the fourth largest city and one of the fastest developing…

Five commandments for blowing your own trumpet

Otter blows his own trumpet. ©PurpleCat Design, 2016

Self-promotion can be a tricky matter: while blowing your own trumpet in small doses is crucial to your career progression and business success, extensive bragging may be perceived as arrogance, and will push clients away. Here are the five basic rules to help you blow your own trumpet successfully: 1. Be self-reliant. Don’t wait for…