Building trust is essential for an equitable agreement

‘On the Manner of Negotiating with Princes’’, was written by Francois de Callieres, the distinguished French diplomat in the court of Louis XlV.  Although de Callieres’s book was first published in 1716, it may offer us some very useful insight into what may be happening in the various EU capitals today in the Brexit negotiations.…

Expatriate Gig Workers: Opportunities and Considerations

The gig economy is on the rise - we can experience it while downloading yet another on-demand service app, meeting yet another freelancer, or seeing an increasing amount of temporary project-based job openings. The gig economy is also a highly discussed trend in different media outlets and industry reports. Some time ago I discussed the gig economy in…

French Victory: Another Socio-political Statement?

The World Cup is over and this time France claimed mastery of the game. Naturally though, the big event and this big victory are not isolated from important social and political issues. As discussed in my previous blog post, in general, this World Cup has been Russia’s political statement and branding campaign. France’s World Cup win…

Latest Global Mobility Trends

Over recent years I have talked about several megatrends and globally impactful changes in this blog: Brexit and Trump are shaking the geopolitical landscape and spreading protectionist tendencies; automation changes the world of work; the migration crisis and climate change stand as ongoing global issues; Europe foresees challenges of an aging population, while Chinese citizens…
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