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Red flags: how to recognize and deal with toxic management

Red flags: how to recognize and deal with toxic management 1536 1024 Paulina Ryters

Story #1: Your colleague spontaneously asks you to present updates in front of the company during the meeting in 15 minutes, because he’s running late. No handover. You agree, because what can go wrong? It won’t be perfect, but it’s an emergency, so all good. After the meeting you are…

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Equality achieved: women finally paid the same as men… Oh wait!

Equality achieved: women finally paid the same as men… Oh wait! 1536 1024 Paulina Ryters

“Equal pay isn’t just a women’s issue, it’s a family issue. When women get equal pay, their families do better. That’s something that helps men, too.” This a how Michelle Obama emphasized the importance of addressing the gender pay gap and promoting gender equality in the workplace. The gender pay…

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10 questions to ask during a job interview

10 questions to ask during a job interview 1792 1024 Paulina Ryters

Congratulations! You have your job interview scheduled and now it’s time to prepare. It should be obvious nowadays, that the right fit has to work both ways. And yet we tend to forget to ask about the company culture, leadership and growth possibilities during the initial conversations.

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Lift each other up!

Lift each other up! 1792 1024 Paulina Ryters

When I started running in April 2021 and signed up for my first half-marathon, a “friend” of mine gave this unsolicited comment: “Everyone can run a half-marathon. It’s a success only if you can make it in under 2 hours.”  Dude! What the hell? Why would you say something like…

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Be afraid and do it anyway

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A short story about overcoming the fear of flying

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Grief is the loudest silence

Grief is the loudest silence 2560 1829 Paulina Ryters

“Let everything happen to you. Beauty and terror. Just keep going, no feeling is final.” – Rainer Maria Rilke Grief is by far the most intense, weird and complicated emotion that I’ve ever experienced. It’s more like a state you all of sudden find yourself in. It comes and goes…

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Best TED talks for working mums

Best TED talks for working mums 2560 1920 Paulina Ryters

There is so much great content out there that sometimes it’s really hard to decide what to watch and what not. I had a lot of time last year to consume some content and today I would like to share my favorite Ted Talks for working mums with you. However,…

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Start somewhere

Start somewhere 2560 1707 Paulina Ryters

In October 2020 I lost my beloved Mum to cancer; in March 2021 a friend and a mentor to Covid. It was the moment when I thought that’s it. That’s just it. I can’t stand the overall situation anymore and do nothing. There is so much hopelessness around (which is…

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