Language studies & making mistakes: How to deal with being corrected all the time …

Have you ever come across someone, a native speaker who you wanted to talk to in their language, and they kept interrupting you every single time you made a mistake, or they just reverted back to English whenever you took a little more time to gather your thoughts, not letting you express yourself and practice … Continue reading Language studies & making mistakes: How to deal with being corrected all the time …

The number 1 skill every small business owner has to master

The number 1 skill every small business owner has to master who wants to run a profitable business is ... marketing. It is a vital skill that can make or break any business. There are so many creative people I know who have an amazing product or service on offer, yet they struggle to make a sale. They get … Continue reading The number 1 skill every small business owner has to master

Writing for your business – 5 tips

Good writing skills are essential when telling customers what you do both on- and offline. The words you use when selling your products or services are the lifeblood of your business. Yet, so many business owners have  nightmares even thinking about writing, or they think they’re great but in fact, their copy is rather unoriginal … Continue reading Writing for your business – 5 tips

So Gabi, what exactly do you do then?

German & Hungarian Language Coach, Marketing & Communication Strategist, Author, Blogger, Entrepreneur – that’s what you’d find on my business card today. Some people say that it’s perhaps a little too much. Well, I tend to disagree :)

Answering the question ’What do you do?’

In other words: How to communicate effectively who you are and what you do … Whether you run your own business, maybe just starting out or you work for a company, the way you introduce yourself directly influences the way people perceive who you are. Yet, most people find it incredibly hard to answer this … Continue reading Answering the question ’What do you do?’

12 (not so obvious) benefits of learning another language

Thinking about starting to learn another language? Or maybe you want to brush up on your existing language skills? If you make the decision and go for it, let me tell you: You're in for a fantastic ride! You’ll expand your horizons and contribute to your personal development in ways you couldn't even imagine. What … Continue reading 12 (not so obvious) benefits of learning another language

Finding your own voice

You have a great idea, a product or service that you truly believe in and it could help people make their lives better. FANTASTIC! You have done your fair bit of market research, and you find that it already exists in some shape or form. SH*T! Doubt creeps in: It’s not unique enough. It’s been … Continue reading Finding your own voice

You cannot not communicate – so you better do it right …

Such a complex topic. Communication. One of my favourites. And this is why: “Your ability to communicate with others will account for fully 85% of your success in your business and in your life.” Brian Tracy As a teacher and marketing specialist, I practice communication at work. As a wife, daughter, sister, friend etc, I … Continue reading You cannot not communicate – so you better do it right …