Author: Cristina Moldovan


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“Don’t aim at success – the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as

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My alter ego is a guy named Kyle. If I want to understand something better, a third opinion helps. Take for example an article. If I want to read a piece that I wrote with someone else’s eyes, I’ll think

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Unnoticeable somewhere in the middle of the class, I follow with interest my teacher’s speech. It doesn’t sound convincing to me, so I decide to speak up. I raise my hand. The teacher calls for my name. I stand up

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Backstage: How Life Changes Journalists and Journalists Change Lives

Andreea Groenendijk-Deveau

Andreea Groenendijk is one of the individuals that changed my life. Literally. My manager, mentor and friend, Andreea advised me during my 3-year career as a journalist. She also convinced me to apply for the scholarship in Norway, and to

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The Key to Success: Why Starting Early is a Win

Many indicators can predict your future successes or failures in life. The education of your parents, the income of your family, the country where you come from, your family’s connections, your own connections, and of course your genes – could be some examples. We

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Is Andy Murray Really So Ignorant?

I just read a funny thing: it seems that two days ago, while Andy Murray had a common autograph session with Simona Halep in Paris, he praised the Romanian athlete to sky and back to the media, saying how impressed he

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“We Should Look Beyond the Observable Chaos, and Think About Future Generations”

Monday, 06:30: The phone alarm rings. He smacks the phone on the floor of his south-side Bucharest apartment. “Just 5 more minutes…” No, there´s no time. He has to shower, get dressed, and run to work. The traffic is going

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What It Takes to Be a Consultant for One of the Most Prestigious Companies in the World

If you will ever get the chance to have a chat with Anda, the first thing you will notice about her is her intelligence. Plus, she is very beautiful. She also has this delighting charm which would easily fascinate anyone. 

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Thank You, Daily Mail!

I visited London a few times. I think London is one of the best cities in the world. The chemistry between us has been great. It´s diverse, it´s multicultural, cool when you want it cool, classy when you want it

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This is Norway!

You´ve probably heard of the huge success Norway has each season in winter sports. Here gold medals are taken as granted, Putin himself declaring that Norway should go home, because it has taken enough medals. I am really impressed – like others – about

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