Andreea | Work In Startups

5 Ways to Get Over Your Perfectionism

Procrastination gets the best of us. Perfectionism is not too far either. The two apparent opposite concept go hand in hand: not being able to do certain things perfectly (and you know you can’t) makes you not do them and in the worst cases not even start them, a perfect excuse to procrastinate: “I won’t […]

Love What You Do Or Do What You Love? (Pt. 2 of 2)

After years of hearing so many business gurus advising you to find your passion, never stop searching for work you love, always rediscover yourself, a wave of skepticism hit the business world lately. The economic decline has put its mark on idealistic research of happiness through work or maybe you just discovered you cannot love […]

7 Steps I Took to Beat Procrastination

Andreea has 6+ years experience as a consultant and project manager, for shared-services organizations, with expertise in operations and performance management. Being passionate about entrepreneurship, in the past years she took over roles of strategy and business development for startups and recently launched Firsty, the first online community solely for extreme sports.   2013 was […]

Working From Home: Yes or No?

With all the hype about IBM’s decision to ban remote work, the question if working from home is productive or not arose again, stirring lots of debates, lots of pros and cons, and lots of emotions on both sides (employers and employees). Extensive research was made in the last few years and many companies launched […]

Love What You Do Or Do What You Love? (Pt. 1 of 2)

After years of hearing many business gurus advising you to find your passion, never stop searching for work you love, always rediscover yourself, a wave of skepticism hit the business world lately. The economic decline has put its mark on idealistic research of happiness through work or maybe you just discovered you cannot love what […]

It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be [Paul Arden]

How much can you learn from a former creative director at Saatchi & Saatchi? Paul Arden shows there are no limits to learning, as long as your mind is open. His book, “It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be” is iconic when it comes to advice on how you […]

So You’re A Job Hopper. What Next?

We mentioned in a previous post that job hopping is one of the highest impediment in having your CV chosen from the pack (over 39% of recruiters would declare that job hopping is a negative mark that would determine them not to invite the applicant to an interview). But, as many of you finish university […]