The Personal Side
I'm a Canadian who is now living on a small island in Croatia.
My roots go back to Toronto, Canada where I was born, raised, educated and where I worked in the travel & legal industry.
Firstly, I worked in the travel industry for a few years after getting my Travel & Tourism Hospitality Diploma. I wasn’t thrilled with the travel industry so I made a HUGE change, went back to college and got my Legal Assistant diploma.
After working in the legal industry for several years (which I loved), a family decision was made and we moved to Europe; just to try it out for a year and see how things would develop.
What an emotional roller coaster ride! My plans changed DRASTICALLY.
I suddenly became a single mom of a 11-month-old baby and expecting.
Talk about a change of plans! Yet when life slaps you with a lesson (series of lessons in my case) you better get it together, learn and grow.
and there is always a BUT in one's personal and professional life; through all the personal hardship I went through; I gained emotional strength and personal growth.
On the professional side; I earned a colourful career and something I've always wanted to do; I started to sing professionally.
Things always happen for a reason; we just need to be patient to embrace the outcome and shine. That's why I love this quote from an unknown author who summed up possibilities:
I embraced my strengths.
Helping bring others assurance to help them grow their business is what I love.
Having a restorative strength I enjoy the challenges of identifying what's wrong and finding solutions.
Having a developer strength I see one's development through the identification of each risk, assessing it and ultimately reducing it which turns out to be one of the most rewarding experiences.