The Power of Words – How Your Language Can Undermine Your Success

Words are more powerful than you may think. Do you know this situation when you have prepared for that meeting for days and you know you are right but somehow your colleagues and bosses do not get your point or take you serious? It might actually go back to your communication style. We as women […]

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Glamour Guide: Office Dress Code

Throughout my career, I have changed industries, countries and positions and office dress codes have changed as much. When I started working at an office alongside my Master’s studies, I started doing some research on office dress codes. Very soon I realized that as much as work environments have changed, so have dress codes and […]

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The Art of Making Your Work Visible and Shine at Your Job

Have you ever been in a meeting room and you were amazed by this colleague who sells himself so well? You know that he arrives late and leaves early or even sleeps (yep, I had that) at the office and still he is the one being promoted! Let’s face it, ladies! Sometimes, we are just […]

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How to Negotiate Successfully to Get What You Want

Negotiating… we all have to do it and most of as dread it. But actually, it is not as difficult as you might think. Let me help you with my 7 top tips to get what you want: 1. If you don’t ask for it, you won’t get it. One of the most fundamental mistakes […]

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How to Beat Distraction and Get Your Things Done

That moment when you finally sit down to focus on this task you have been wanting to do for a while. You start working on it and suddenly – beep beep – a message on Whatsapp. Oh, this is such a cool link to a post on Facebook! And what have my friends been up to […]

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Letter from Elisabeth

Hello, Glamour Queens! I hope you are all having a great start into May. Spring has finally arrived, or if you live in the tropical regions, the really hot season has arrived as well 🙂 We have lined up some great topics for you this month. First of all, we are continuing with our beauty […]

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Emergency Procedure: Get Ready in Less than 15 Minutes

Such a lovely dream, you are at the beach, the sun is shining and suddenly there is this alarm – what is that? Is it a shop alarm? No… Beep, beep, beep NOOOOO, it is the alarm. You jump up in bed, check the time and you should have been at the office already 15 […]

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Can I Train My Mind Like I Train My Body?

With March being almost over, it means that it has already been 3 months after we set our goals and resolutions for 2017. For some of us it was getting in shape, for others the goals were more career focussed. Do you already see progress towards reaching your goals? No? What is the reason for that? […]

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Office Makeup Etiquette

It might sound superficial, but it is true: in addition to your performance and personality, your appearance also is crucial in your job. You can be the most talented and best performing employee but if you show up at the office in sweat pants or sneakers, a lot of people might not take you serious. […]

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Motivational Productivity Boost: Writing a Diary

Throughout my studies and professional experience, all of my mentors told me to start writing a diary regularly. It took me a while to start this habit. But once I integrated journaling into my daily routine, I realized how much it increased my motivation and productivity. This is how and why I do it: 1. […]

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