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I talk with Lisa Falour a United States Expat who has lived in France for almost 20 years. Lisa's artwork is in the permanent collections of female artists at MoMA and in many other major museum permanent collections around the world, such as the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden and The Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City, as well as smaller museums such as The Amarillo Museum of Art in Texas. She has had more books published under a variety of pseudonyms t
Living or working in a foreign culture can be daunting and difficult if you feel you don’t fit in. Knowing the etiquette of the culture and how to handle yourself in any situation can make the experience easier and more fun. Cynthia Lett, certified protocol & etiquette professional, speaks with Dr. Paulette Bethel during the Lost in Transition Summit on October 24, 2013. How to dress, what to talk about, how to make friends, greetings and managing expectatio
In her English-speaking counseling practice in Milan, Italy, Karen Rigatti helps couples with relationship issues, parenting of a new baby and culture shock and other challenges faced by expats. As a certified professional counselor,she specializes in working with clients on stress management, anxiety, life transitions (marriage, divorce, new parenthood), work-related conflicts, couples therapy, and cross cultural issues. Her office is centrally located in the Bocconi University area, overlooking Parco Ravizza.
Karen has made Milan her home since 2008. Originally from the US, she specializes in helping other English-speakers improve their quality of life through professional counseling.
Originally from Arlington, Virginia, Karen graduated with a degree in Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She transferred to San Francisco and then London, before moving to Milan where she lives with her two daughters who were born here.
Prior to opening her counseling practice, she led the European Recruiting team at the London office of international law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and she began her career in mental health as Admissions Director of Behavioral Health at Northern Virginia Doctor’s Hospital.
Karen is a member of both the American Counseling Association and AssoCounseling in Italy, holding a Master’s degree in Counseling from the Centro Berne in Milan.
The best way to connect with Karen is through her website www.KarenRigatti.com or by telephone 349 130 5648
Today we are going to talk about some generalities and in the coming months, we have scheduled interviews with people who are living life as ExPats. We will continue to schedule folks and maybe decide to focus on one country/area at a time....it is an open forum so we'll go with the flow just a bit. We're generally going to discuss the ups, downs and in betweens of making the choice to live such a different life.
My name is Megan Fitzgerald. I'm an expat and international career coach, founder of Career By Choice and your one-stop shop for all things related to international career success. On my blog I provide success tips (sign up for updates!) for current and aspiring expats interested in being a highly visible, sought-after expert or leader and successful abroad.
Specifically I write about personal branding, expat and international career management, building your brand online,
This week’s episode: BECOMING AN EXPAT
Expats Post is being discovered by new readers every day. And because of that, this week’s special episode is all about helping you find your inner Expat. Expats Post WANTS YOU to become the writer you always wanted to be. Whether you are already a contributing force through a blog of your own, or any other form of media expression... Citizen Journalism, Poetry, Fiction, Art, Political Commentary, Media Watch... you name it, and Expats Post is the place for you to let what you do reach a whole new audience.
So get your EXPAT ON this week by calling the show with your questions about all things Expats at (646) 200-4691, or get in on the conversation through our LIVE CHAT, presented by BlogTalkRadio (and powered by Facebook). This Friday at 3 p.m. Pacific time (6 p.m. Eastern... 11 p.m. GMT), be there for the live broadcast, and any time after for the free “on demand” podcast.
See you there.
On Today's Episode, you will meet… Elton Kuah
Asian International Player- a serial entrepreneur, speaker for entrepreneurship, columnist for E27 Singapore, external consultant for international market research firms, trainer and coach.
His current portfolio includes a mobile app on Android which has currently more than 1 million downloads; (and avid explorer of design thinker to enhance human centric thinking to solve world challenging issues.)
Served as the mentor for the recent Enterprise Future Network for Global Social Venture Competition
Asia-Africa Competition, 1st International E-Coach from South East Asian region for Youth Employment Network (YEN), partnership agency of UN, ILO and World Bank and judge for Innotribe Startup Challenge.
Elton co-authored and published a book in Singapore titled ‘Are You Ready To Be Next Entrepreneur’ which has been reviewed by world personalities such as Professor Jeffrey Sachs, world-renowned professor of Economics and Asia’s Number 1 motivator ‘Miss Merry Riana’ as well as other reputable entrepreneurs.
Awarded ‘Global Mentorship Award’ by Deputy Finance Minister of Malaysia, his life lesson story was mentioned in Asian Entrepreneur Magazine where he has failed around 1,277 times to the journey to become where he is today.
Elton is looking to work more with visionary entrepreneurs around the world, develop a world class organization, live a meaningful life through passive income streams, and currently working on his next book called ‘Becoming An Expat: Malaysia’ which to be launched worldwide in 2015.
Ms. Kendrick is owner of Anchored 4 Generations, LLC (A4G, LLC) which provides
expatriate services, preparing individuals and companies to work abroad. I assist
companies and expatriates (individuals who work abroad) with cross-cultural training,
expediting their VISA documentation, and inform clients of their transition with lessons
Although Ms. Kendrick transitioned out of the engineering industry, she prepares the
next generation by teaching construction management and business courses in efforts
to prepare students of the upcoming challenges of having to produce the same quality
with less time, cost, and experience.
Tammy Furey works with expat parents in Switzerland and internationally to help them move from stress, isolation, frustration, anxiety, loneliness and a sense of being lost to being stress free and happy no matter where they are in the world. Tammy is a coach, writer and blogger who lives in St. Gallen with her husband and daughter whilst attempting (badly) to speak German and fold her paper recycling in the correct manner.
Mia is a native Houstonian but has traveled extensively throughout different regions of the world. She began her freshman year of college at Texas Southern University in Houston, TX before relocating to Dallas, TX where she completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in both Communications and Biblical Studies at Dallas Baptist University. Mia remained in Dallas for almost 8 years working and has held jobs in both mental health and social work. She worked for the State of Texas as an investigator while completing her Master's Degree in Professional Counseling from Argosy University Dallas. Afterwards, she pursued further professional development working as a psychotherapist and assessment clinician in Pittsburgh, PA until her relocation to Seoul, South Korea. Currently, she is matriculating at the doctoral level in Christian Psychology under the academic and professional training of the National Christian Counselors Association in conjunction with Cornerstone University. Currently, Mia is a state investigator with the Department of Family and Protective Services, and is the CEO and Founder of The Nathan Consortium.
In addition to her academic and professional achievements, Mia has been in ministry for almost 15 years and is an ordained minister of the Gospel. She has served under the leadership and actively ministered on the ministerial staff at Potter's House Church of Dallas. She has also served as a minister of worship in Seoul, South Korea at Onnuri English Ministry during her tenure overseas.
In short, Mia is a voice of integrity, advocate for the abused, therapist by trade and preacher by calling, adventurous world traveler, passionate author and controversial blogger, proud daughter, cool sister, favorite aunt, mentor, and friend to many!
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