Train ride stories #2 – the happy grandmother

“You can achieve anything you want, as long as you want it strong enough” said the old lady in the train to Timisoara. She was going to see her new-born grandson for the first time. She might have been over enthusiastic.

It was fascinating to listen to her. She was very positive and told me that, although she made a lot of mistakes, when she felt decisions had been taken by a drugged version of her, things she believed in had a way of sorting themselves out.

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How to settle the “What are your values?” part of an interview

A lot of us went through interviews where we were asked “so, what are your values?”. If you are doing your homework before the interview, the question does not come as a surprise. Even so, to have an answer with an impact you need two ingredients: sincerity and preparation. Continue reading