4 effective ways Interns and Newly hired employees can virtually connect with colleagues.

Before Covid 19 came into the world to rip us off from our freedom, physical communication with work colleagues wasn’t that complex. Connecting with peers at work was much easier for most people. Interns and new hires usually get the opportunity to be introduced or taken around by their company supervisor or manager. However, this … Continue reading 4 effective ways Interns and Newly hired employees can virtually connect with colleagues.

Wow I can’t believe I’m writing about the weather!

When I came to the Netherlands, one of my cultural shock was about the weather - being the first open topic after exchanging greetings in every social gathering or in every new contact I made.  The introduction and first question usually goes like ‘Hi I’m Eleane, where in Netherlands do you live’? Then I will … Continue reading Wow I can’t believe I’m writing about the weather!

Honor them while they’re still alive!

My bestie shared this funny post above with me and it got me thinking; thinking about parents and the sacrifices they make for their children which are sometimes unnoticed. Some children do think it's the responsibility and duty of their parents to provide for them. They forget to realise that taking on a responsibility is … Continue reading Honor them while they’re still alive!

The tone of an e-mail can infuriate or invigorate a person.

One thing I find challenging when sending an e-mail is determining the mood of my receiver. A person mood can influence the way he or she interprets your message; especially, in these hectic times where people have to share their homes with their work. In other not to annoy someone or a colleague with your … Continue reading The tone of an e-mail can infuriate or invigorate a person.

Most of our youth in this our ‘I know my right generation’, lacks social etiquette.

I think it’s about time educational institutions make ‘social and corporate etiquette’ a compulsory subject for students to learn especially, those about to start their internships. Because in this our 'I know my right generation', a lot of youth lacks it.  Some youth do think to have good social manners makes you come across as weak, timid and … Continue reading Most of our youth in this our ‘I know my right generation’, lacks social etiquette.

I bet if she were a sales person, I would have bought whatever she was selling!

Today as I joined the elevator, one of the cleaners of the building smiled at me. It was such a sincere smile that I felt it within me. I became relaxed and stopped thinking about my schedule for the day and started a conversation with her. Her smile welcomed me into a talk with her. … Continue reading I bet if she were a sales person, I would have bought whatever she was selling!