Author Archives: korina karampela

As the retirement age increases, how can you get better prepared for the future? (Part 1)

I am in my mid-forties and  I have been working for  more than 15 years at highly demanding jobs. I met many interesting people, went to places that I wouldn’t have visited otherwise and  learnt a lot from the various … Continue reading

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Feedback on Blind Spots: A Gift that Hurts

It has been a long time since I last shared my thoughts with you. The reason I decided to write now is because I had an encounter that made me feel uncomfortable. I am a huge advocate of getting feedback … Continue reading

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Happy 2016! A small gift from b4iapply

Both b4iapply ebooks are free to download until Tuesday January 5 on Amazon. ‘b4iapply to uni: the 4-step manual to success‘ provides a methodology that will increase your chances of discovering early in life the career that suits you best … Continue reading

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Have You Put Your Career Aspirations on Hold?

We have all started our careers with big aspirations and then for various reasons along the way we had to settle. Things may have not progressed as fast as we would like, or we simply had to put our career … Continue reading

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If You Made a Career Change that Didn’t Work Out, Do You Give Up or Not?

There are a lot of books and articles around to inspire you to take the leap to the unknown if you are unhappy with the direction your career has taken. They all state that the journey will be a rough … Continue reading

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Become Comfortable Out of Your Comfort Zone

We live in a fast changing environment. Life-long learning is necessary. There are many ways you can develop yourself. You can read books, watch educational programs, attend workshops, or learn on the job. Take every opportunity you can to master the … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Adversity – Still I Rise

Learnings and advice can be received in various ways. The best advice I got about how to deal with adversity was via a poem written by Maya Angelou who passed away on May 28, 2014. You can read the poem … Continue reading

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