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Why I’d never refer to my clients as ‘students’​

I have a mixed relationship with the word ‘student’ in the context of my work. I’m a language teacher: a German and Hungarian language trainer and coach. I run a boutique language training company called ProLingua Global. My typical clients are executives in the financial services industry.  They turn to me not necessarily because they NEED … Continue reading Why I’d never refer to my clients as ‘students’​

A book recommendation for the times we’re in

I'm reading a beautiful book called Man's Search for Meaning. The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust. The author, Viktor Frankl was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist. He survived the Holocaust. The lessons he shares in this book are especially poignant in the times we are in. He says: “Humour is the soul’s weapon in … Continue reading A book recommendation for the times we’re in

A personal update from me during Corona times

First and foremost, I hope you, your family, and loved ones are safe and well. 🙏 I'm in London, in our apartment, with husband. We cancelled all travel plans, we closed our hair and beauty salon, and we’re prepared to hunker down inside for the next 6-12 weeks, or as long as needed. We are determined to … Continue reading A personal update from me during Corona times

Need inspiration for language learning? Head over to ProLingua Global

I'm a language teacher first and foremost, yet, recently, I've hardly shared anything here in my blog related to language learning. The reason for that is that I'm trying to keep this a personal site here, where my goal is to share lessons learnt on my personal, professional and entrepreneurial journey. But I don't want … Continue reading Need inspiration for language learning? Head over to ProLingua Global

Never underestimate the power of altitude

Our journey through the Himalyas was a transformational one in many ways. I've written here extensively about some of the cultural, historical and spiritual lessons we’ve learnt. It’s now time to address the physical side of the story: life at high altitude.  I’ve read books and guides on how to prepare, but I wish I … Continue reading Never underestimate the power of altitude