- Anti-semitism from an EU institutional perspective
Recently I got an invitation from Prof. Sharon Pardo at the Ben Gurion University’s EU Center of Excellence, in Israel, to speak at their conference entitled “Jewish Contribution to the EU Integration Process”. Check out my Prezi here!Read More »
- Sh*t entrepreneurs say: this video just NAILS it!
We, entrepreneurs, especially those in the online world (and who isn’t there these days?) can connect with this video like with no other. A/B test? Instagram killer? Pivot? MVP? We’ve all said these things… and more Enjoy and tell me …Read More »
- Euro crisis & EU economic governance: this is how policy develops
Interested to see how the EU’s approach towards fixing the euro crisis develops? Just have a look at these two photos taken outside the European Commission’s headquarters, the Berlaymont building. Enjoy!Read More »
- PowerPoint is over: Welcome Prezi and a revolutionary way of public presentations
Have you ever heard of Prezi? Well, enough to say that the days of PowerPoint are counted. Thanks to this amazing (Hungarian!) company and their literally out-of-the-box thinking, you can now boost your public speeches by offering non-linear presentations. What does that actually mean? Just check out the Prezi presentation I did a few days ago on the recently announced EU career exams for Senior Assistants. Enjoy & share!Read More »
- The work that doesn’t feel work: what is “flow” and why you should look for it
One of the most clichéd piece of advice jobseekers get is to “do what you love”. This is of course not particularly easy when your options are limited, however, there is a deeper layer of truth why passion for the work you do is so vital to your success. Let’s see what the science says about it!Read More »
- The best content creation & content marketing websites
despite being floded with images, photos, videos, mash-ups and the like, it is often hard to find the best content creation websites when you, as a communicator, a policy expert, an inbound marketer, or a simple concerned citizen wish to create something useful for your community.
So here are my favorite tools, also for future reference – click to see them all!Read More »
- Why eyewitnesses are NOT to be trusted
The other day I came across this fascinating presentation by a US forensic expert on a real court case where a group of teenagers, claiming to have seen a murderer, should not have believed their eyes: it was proven that their memories misled them…big time.
A fantastic lecture with far-reaching conclusions – the human factor, be that in politics, marketing, or the courts, is NOT to be trusted.
Enjoy!Read More »
- A great presentation on how to use videos for link building
I just came across this presentation from Distilled on how to integrate video into your link building strategy. Useful for anyone publishing websites – I’ve just finished recording some EU instructional videos and a few others on EU career preparation, will share them here shortly. Stay tuned!Read More »
- Photo Hall killed by capitalism? Are you kidding me?
A few minutes ago I saw this sign at the entrance of a Photo Hall in Brussels: (The sign says: “Dear client, after 79 years, we announce the death of our company, Photo Hall SA, following a long fight with …Read More »
- Arboreus is a Deloitte “Rising Star”: the 4th fastest growing tech start-up in CEE
What started as an idea in 2007 is now a Budapest-based company with a fantastic team of 4 enthusiastic people, helped by some 20 freelancers all over the world (including the UK, USA, Germany, Philippines and beyond), powered by more than 60,000 clients from over 80 countries in the world: Arboreus has just been given Deloitte’s prestigious Rising Star Award as the 4th fastest growing tech start-up in Central Europe.Read More »
- EPSO Assessment Centre training – an overview video
Here is a new video we just did at Online EU Training for a classroom simulation course I run. Enjoy & join us!Read More »
- Neelie Kroes finally said it: Europe needs more entrepreneurs
The European Commission has always been somewhat ambiguous towards entrepreneurs and private businesses: they need to regulate the market but many senior officials lack the experience or understanding that true wealth comes from new ventures. But now…Read More »
- Marketing vs rational thinking: marketing wins!
I love the science of marketing – and when it is done really well, it deserves to be called art. This may go even to the extent that people would rather believe their perceptions than their own eyes: a …Read More »
- How to get an EU job (infographics)
I’m really proud to present our 1st ever EU infographic on EPSO exams and careers. Click on this link to see the types of jobs in EU affairs, the EPSO recruitment tests, preparation tips and much much more!Read More »
- Interview in the Wall Street Journal’s blog
I was recently interviewed in the WSJ blog on EU recruitment exams. A highlight: “While EPSO says there’s no special preparation needed, this whole sector exists because, as Andras Baneth, Director of the European Training Institute says, “anyone can run 100 meters, but not everyone can be Olympic champion.”. Click to read the full article!Read More »