Communicate your vision

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We see too many presenters stuck in a long loveless relationship of convenience with... their computer. 

Falling back on your recycled set of Powerpoint slides once again is not enough. Wasting the audience's time with long tales on what…

It is a good thing to be Croatian these days. European Institutions are busy looking for Croatians that are capable and motivated to work on EU policies and programmes. Getting a job interview based on your nationality is strange enough but this…

Speeches seem to be "the dinosaurs of communication" these days, rarely seen (if at all) at weddings, funerals and the local Toastmaster club. We have become so captivated by the wonders of the digital world, with its speed and brevity, that most…

When we talk about work and career satisfaction, we often forget to analyse the culture of the organisation in which we work in and, more importantly, we forget to think about what kind of workplace culture would suit our own personality. We talk…

Driving is a skill that most people eventually manage to learn. Experienced drivers aren’t anxious about what might happen to them when they sit in the car every morning. Driving becomes a natural thing to do. They easily forget about how they…

If you live in Brussels and work in policy and communication, you know that one of the coolest jobs you can aspire to is to become the Spokesperson to an EU Commissioner. Of course they work a lot, and they probably have their share of…

The first time I took a cooking class was about three years ago and it was part of a team-building event in my previous job. When we- a bunch of hungry employees- realised what we were getting into, we felt a bit disappointed. There we were at…

There are some people who claim that everything can be taught. Others believe that this not to be true, because a lot of learning is a consequence of our experiences in life and our own personalities. All those who know me well would easily guess…

When I was growing up in Croatia, the concept of entrepreneurship was completely alien. The country was immersed in communist ideas (Croatia was within Yugoslavia at the time) and it had been stuck in that ideology for a very long time. New ideas…

About a month ago, at a conference in Brussels I made a new friend. She was helping out as a photographer at the conference and I was there as a volunteer so we started chatting. I immediately took a liking to her, we exchanged details and a week…