The Expat Career Lifestyle

Dominika Miernik

Welcome to The Expat Career and Lifestyle podcast, the place to be when you want to create a career you love and live the global lifestyle.

How To Manage Being Mom CEO and an Expat Wife. With Julianne Bosch
Jul 20 2022
How To Manage Being Mom CEO and an Expat Wife. With Julianne Bosch
Today our special guest is Julianne Bosch, a mother to three children. She is CEO to Moms as a life and career coach. She is the author of "How a Mother Took Her First Step On The Moon- A Mother's Keepsake Journal of Advice to My Children". With Julianne, we're speaking about time management, expat life and her new book. You'll discover how to: recreate your life and career as an expat partner,manage to be a mom, expat wife and run your business,not feel guilty and find time to also take care of yourself,find the time and think about your professional life/career development or personal development when moving or living abroad,oversee your time management,and much more.   Listen to the interview and share with us how do you manage your time as an expat or what is your biggest challenge with that. Share in the comments. Watch video here. More about Julianne Julianne Bosch is a mother to three children. She is CEO to Moms as a life and career coach. She is the author of How a Mother Took Her First Step On The Moon- A Mother's Keepsake Journal of Advice to My Children. As an expat wife of a busy executive, she made sure her family life was consistent, no matter what continent her family was living on. Back in the United States, with an empty nest, Julianne decided to embark on a career and became a Professional Career & Life Coach. Julianne developed this keepsake journal to draw on her own personal experiences to help clients, new and current mothers, document their own powerful advice. It is also her gift to her three adult children in honor of her 50th birthday. Whether readers are looking for a way to explain the birds and the bees or to enforce a consequence, she intended to offer her own successful mom moments that are "perfect stories about the imperfection of motherhood." Website:   Did you like this interview? If yes, please share it with your friends. Not sure what to do next in your career? Get your FREE 3-day e – career coaching programme and clarify your career goals in 3 days. Start your career change today! Clarify your career goals and elaborate on your action plan to achieve them. Click here:
Neuroscience and Expat Life. With Paula Echeverri
Jun 21 2022
Neuroscience and Expat Life. With Paula Echeverri
A serial entrepreneur and single mother of two, Paula lost her hearing when she gave birth to a second daughter. But instead of playing the victim, it propelled her to build businesses and put herself out there. In this interview with Paula, we’re discussing how neuroscience can help you deal with challenges and limiting thoughts in your expat life.   You’ll learn: How Paula overcame her biggest challenge of losing her hearing and became a bestseller author of Emerge,How to work on our mindset to deal with limiting thoughts when it comes to our day-to-day life, living abroad or maybe running a business,Key steps to tackle your emotional challenges when living abroad, improve your time management whether you’re working or running a businessAnd much more.     Listen to the interview and share your thoughts in the comments. Watch the video here:   More about Paula Paula Echeverri was born in Colombia but spent half her life in the Silicon Valley in California. She is a proud mom of two girls—9 and 12. She is a serial entrepreneur by nature and is not afraid of a challenge. She also worked with major companies in the tech space in Silicon Valley for many years until her life changed when she lost her hearing. She rewired her thoughts and worked on her resilience with the power of her mind and decided to write her book EMERGE. She majored in Advertising and has a certificate in Neuromarketing and Applied Neuroscience. Web: www.neuromomceo.com Instagram @neuromomceo     Did you like this interview? If yes, please share it with your friends. Not sure what to do next in your career? Get your FREE 3-day e – career coaching programme and clarify your career goals in 3 days. Start your career change today! Clarify your career goals and elaborate on your action plan to achieve them. Click here:
Finding Life-Work Balance As An Expat Career Mom. With Alena Gomes Rodrigues
Apr 27 2022
Finding Life-Work Balance As An Expat Career Mom. With Alena Gomes Rodrigues
Our special guest today is Alena Gomes Rodrigues a trauma-informed mental fitness coach, former corporate HR leader, and a proud mom & wife.  You'll learn: what prompted Alena to start her international life,her KEY steps to find work-life balance as an expat mom (is it possible?),what is REALLY stopping you from creating more balance in your life,Alena's new free online summit Corporate Expat Mom (why you should join it) Listen to the interview and share with us your challenges or insights when it comes to work-life balance. Share in the comments.   More about Alena: Alena Gomes Rodrigues is a trauma-informed mental fitness coach, former corporate HR leader, and a proud mom & wife.  Having gone through all the shocks and challenges of living and working abroad since 2002 and becoming a mom in 2017, Alena is passionate about helping professional expat moms thrive abroad.  Currently based in Paris, Alena works with English-speaking women all around the world.  Alena is a raving fan of Montessori education, a humble student of Ashtanga yoga, and a chai tea addict.  Connect with Alena: Website More about Corporate Expat Mom Free Virtual Summit here.   Did you like this interview? If yes, please share it with your friends. Not sure what to do next in your career? Get your FREE 3-day e – career coaching programme and clarify your career goals in 3 days. Start your career change today! Clarify your career goals and elaborate on your action plan to achieve them. Click here:
Living A Happy Expat Life. With Florence Reisch-Gentinetta
Mar 23 2022
Living A Happy Expat Life. With Florence Reisch-Gentinetta
In this episode, we’re speaking with our special guest Florence Reisch-Gentinetta about Living A Happy Expat Life.   You'll discover: how you can create a happy expat experience (you know that it isn't easy),simple and effective ways to cultivate a positive mindset and not end up in negative thinking,find a balance between your professional development and your family life while living abroad,why expatriation is your opportunity to live your life the way you want,and much more.    Listen to the interview and share with us what steps you can take this week to create more happiness in your life abroad. Share in the comments.   More about our guest: Florence Reisch-Gentinetta is a serial expat. Originally from Switzerland, she has lived around the world for the last 25 years with her Austrian husband and their two third culture kids (TCK). Wherever she lived, Florence always looked for opportunities to reinvent herself. Being creative and flexible, she kept on getting busy, happy and lived a fulfilled exciting life. She is a bilingual advanced certified life coach (International Coach Federation ICF) with a special focus on expatriates. and author of "Expat Wife, Happy Life! The Journey of a Serial expat". Connect with Florence here:    Did you like this interview? If yes, please share it with your friends. Not sure what to do next in your career? Get your FREE 3-day e – career coaching programme and clarify your career goals in 3 days. Start your career change today! Clarify your career goals and elaborate on your action plan to achieve them. Click here:
Building Your Career in Denmark. With Kate Dahl
Nov 10 2021
Building Your Career in Denmark. With Kate Dahl
Are you moving to Denmark? Or dreaming about living and working in Denmark? Or looking to find your job? This episode is for you! I invited Kate Dahl, Carer Consultant for Internationals in Denmark. You'll discover: the biggest obstacles while looking for a job in Denmark as an International,what skills are in the demand on the job market,mistakes to avoid while job searching,how to sell and brand yourself as an expat,main steps to remember while preparing a CV for the Danish job market.   Listen to the interview and share with us what were/is your experience while living abroad and looking to create a fulfilling career. Share in the comments. Watch the interview here:   About Kate Kate Dahl is American. She moved to Europe at 19 with only a backpack. Kate studied in Lueneburg and Flensburg, Germany to receive higher education in European Studies and travelled around Germany and Austria working as an English Teacher for 4.5 years. She moved to Denmark to be with the Love of my Life and worked in Sales for 4.5 years in the sales start-up tech industry. After some major setbacks, Kate decided to shift her focus to helping internationals in Denmark. While talking to internationals about their struggles in Denmark, she decided to commit to her initiative to help bridge the gap between businesses/organizations and internationals regarding job searching. Web: Facebook: Links shared in the interview: positive lists:     Did you like this interview? If yes, please share it with your friends. Not sure what to do next in your career? Get your FREE 3-day e – career coaching programme and clarify your career goals in 3 days. Start your career change today! Clarify your career goals and elaborate on your action plan to achieve them. Click here:
Emotional Wellbeing For Expats. With Barbora Gemmelova
Sep 29 2021
Emotional Wellbeing For Expats. With Barbora Gemmelova
In our new episode, I'm talking with Barbora Gemmelova about the emotional well-being of expats. You will learn: how Barbora started her expat journey,what was her Biggest challenge when she moved to Italy,how to Stop feeling lonely when living abroad,is "la dolce vita" a real thing,what are the reasons to join the upcoming "Language and Mental Wellbeing" conference organized by Barbora and her two colleagues (Irene Malentacchi and Gloria Spagnoli),and much more. Listen to the episode and share with us what were/is your biggest challenge while living abroad or how to deal with loneliness. Share in the comments. Watch the video of the interview here. Learn more about the "Language and Mental Wellbeing Conference" here.   About Barbora Barbora is an expat coach focusing on Expat Women Living In Italy.  Originally from Slovakia, she has lived, worked, and studied in Switzerland, the UK, and Italy for a decade. With her coaching services and publications on her website turnitalian.com, she aims to empower and support women living in Italy. She helps women to not get trapped in the "La dolce vita'' bubble, but instead live their lives independently, and to the fullest while enjoying Italy. As an expat, she understands that expatriation can be a blessing or a disaster. It is her goal to turn expatriation into an eye-opening and empowering experience.   Did you like this episode? If yes, please share it with your friends. Not sure what to do next in your career? Get your FREE 3-day e – career coaching programme and clarify your career goals in 3 days. Start your career change today! Clarify your career goals and elaborate on your action plan to achieve them. Click here:
How To Thrive In Tokyo. With Katheryn Gronauer
Sep 8 2021
How To Thrive In Tokyo. With Katheryn Gronauer
Our special guest today is Katheryn Gronauer, founder of Thrive Tokyo and an executive trainer and coach. We're speaking about How To Thrive In Tokyo. If you're planning a move to Tokyo or you've just moved or want to learn more about Japan, this episode is for you. You'll discover: how Katheryn grew up between two cultures the US and Japan,what to know about the country before your move and have a smooth transition,the main intercultural differences between Western countries and Japan,how to build effective and meaningful relationships or build a rapport with Japanese people (within a work/business and everyday life environment),simple ways to overcome a cultural shock when moving to Tokyo,the main opportunities to develop a career,and much more. Watch the video interview here.   About our guest: Katheryn Gronauer is an executive trainer and coach who helps global professionals live, work and thrive in Japan. She's worked with a wide variety of companies from multinational corporations such as Toyota to startups, and private clients from executives to spouses to students. Her company has been featured in Women's Health, HuffPost, MindBodygreen, and numerous publications. For more information about Katheryn, visit www.thrivetokyo.com   Did you like this episode? If yes, please share it with your friends.   Not sure what to do next in your career? Get your FREE 3-day e – career coaching programme and clarify your career goals in 3 days. Start your career change today! Clarify your career goals and elaborate on your action plan to achieve them. Click here:
The Shift From Career Woman To Stay At Home Mum. With Nina Hobson
Aug 3 2021
The Shift From Career Woman To Stay At Home Mum. With Nina Hobson
Our special guest today is Nina Hobson, a life coach and stay-at-home mum. Alongside her award-winning blog for women living abroad, The Expater ( We're speaking about "The Shift From Career Woman To Stay At Home Mum". You'll discover: Nina's international journey, her challenges and obstacles while living abroad,her transition from a fast-paced career in communications to a move abroad and stay at home life,dealing with isolation while living abroad and taking care of your children,the positive sides of being a stay at home mum while living abroad,Nina's insights on finding your career path as an expat mum,and much more. More about our guest: Nina Hobson is a blogger, life coach and stay-at-home mum. Alongside her award-winning blog for women living abroad, The Expater ( Nina has written for titles including The Telegraph, Psychologies, Psychology Today and Business Insider. She writes openly about the struggles of trying to juggle it all and is passionate about supporting women abroad so they can feel motivated, fulfilled and happy. Connect with Nina on Instagram. Watch the video version here.   Did you like this episode? If yes, please share it with your friends. Not sure what to do next in your career? Get your FREE 3-day e – career coaching programme and clarify your career goals in 3 days. Start your career change today! Clarify your career goals and elaborate on your action plan to achieve them. Click here: