• Roots & Wings – Lunch break #2 – Resilience

    “Just as nature takes every obstacle, every impediment, and works around it—turns it to its purposes, incorporates it into itself—so, too, a rational being can turn each setback into raw material and use it to achieve its goal.” — Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Resilience is a well-known concept among expats. During the lunches with my Indian […]

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  • Roots & Wings – Lunch break #1 – Consciousness

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once said: “There are two things parents should give their children: roots and wings.” …and what about leaders? Lunch breaks have always been a good moment of my day. In my corporate years, I sometimes had lunch on my own, reflecting about life or reading in a cosy cafe. When I […]

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  • What is coaching?

    So many times I hear the question.. “Giulia..coach..of what?” 🙂 Coaching is different than mentoring, counseling ..and it’s not therapy. So…what is coaching? 🙂

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  • Il concetto di identitá all’estero

    Un mio amico qualche anno fa a Natale mi dice: “ormai non sei né carne né pesce”. Uhm. E allora chi sono? In Italia mi chiamano “la tedesca”, in Germania sono l’italiana, in altri continenti sono semplicemente europea. L’identitá nazionale, strano concetto. Ci ho riflettuto molto in questi anni all’estero. Ho scoperto ad esempio che […]

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  • Courage

    Every time I took a courageous step in my life, at the beginning I felt lost and I had so many questions and doubts. However, each time, from a certain point of the new journey on, I felt the power of choosing with my heart and following my intuition. I noticed that the more I […]

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  • Il bicchiere mezzo pieno della Germania

    Se domani lasciassi la Germania dopo 8 anni, questa sarebbe la mia lettera di addio 🙂 Molto spesso solo nel momento in cui davvero si parte, ci si ferma a guardare indietro e si riconoscono tutte le cose che ci hanno segnato di un periodo all’estero, e che per sempre saranno parte di noi. Un […]

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