Author Archives: Angie Weinberger

How do Global Mobility Professionals demonstrate more Value?

  Guest Post by Kevin Castro In a survey commissioned in 2019 by Santa Fe Relocation Services and conducted by Savanta, a critical view is revealed on how and why Global Mobility professionals need to take action to affect change.  The findings suggest again that even now, not all stakeholders are aware of the full roles performed by Global Mobility and that there is an opportunity here to educate both internal and external stakeholders on the true future potential that Global Mobility brings to an organisation and its development. This is further underpinned by John Rason, Group Head of Consulting, Santa Fe Relocation, who identifies that: “Those of us working in the Global Mobility industry will tell you that it […]

How Yachi Namamoto teaches us the Cultural Overlaps Model

Cultural Overlaps

By Sara Micacchioni Yachi Namamoto is Japanese, an expatriate residing in Hawaii, and a quiet intelligent individual. Though he initially is shy with strangers, he likes a lot to play host for his friends. In conversations, he will demonstrate techniques of jujitsu, in which he holds a high-ranking belt. He will also talk about the incidents that he experienced in his travels throughout Asia and America. Brought up in a middle-class, though relatively traditional home, Yachi Namamoto finished high school and taught ikebana, the art of flower arrangement. In high school, he became a member of a splinter faction of the Zengakuren, the militant student movement in Japan. He participated actively in numerous demonstrations and student revolts too. How would […]

Seven Strategies to Keep your Business Afloat in Face of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Milk Car

Businesses all over the world are having a tough time raising their head in this period that is characterised by uncertainties. However, here are some seven proven strategies that will help you get ahead and weather this storm of Coronavirus pandemic.

Rise of Weinberger – Building up Strength during the Pandemic – Part 4

Emergency

Rise of Weinberger Building up Strength during the Pandemic – Part 4 If you are on my reader list you have probably known me for a while now. In all those years of us interacting with each other did I ever let you down? Did I ever mention that I was “under the weather”, “have a migraine” or “that I am on sick leave.”?  Do you remember when that was? Because the last time I remember that I was not working because I had the flu was in 2011 when I was still working for PwC. You probably didn’t know me then. The last time I was hospitalized with a slipped disk was in 2007 in Frankfurt. I’m considered an […]

The Passion Games

Do you know this feeling when you wake up in the morning, fully energized and ready to go to work?And you think “Hmmm, I just had this nightmare about a global pandemic, where we would all stay at home…ALL THE TIME…” and you think…”I’m going to pretend that life is normal…”.  You get up, have a shower, brush your teeth, get dressed in your work clothes, you put on make-up and you have your usual cup of coffee. Then you realize “Bloody hell, I didn’t watch a movie. I didn’t dream of this nightmare. No. This is real…”.You suddenly notice that church bells are ringing at 6 AM and a lot of different birds are chirping too. You notice that […]