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Is this a story that could give you the courage to be anything that you want to be? Let me introduce you to interesting Prague-based artists and tell you their inspiring stories. Today, we’ll get acquainted with Heyme and his solo music career. A master of improvisation and a multi-instrumentalist, Heyme spent the 90’s touring Europe with various bands, performing at festivals such as the North Sea Jazz Festival, and opening for musicians such as Iggy Pop. In 2019, Heyme finally released his first solo album full of cosy sax tones and naked feelings. This year, he has prepared a new sensory experience for us. What made Heyme? Heyme started his music career with a guitar On the streets ofContinue Reading

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“Wow, look at that!” I exclaim as I enter Zack’s room, and there is the church at Náměstí Míru staring at me from behind the window. It looks more prominent than ever. Zack laughs: “one of the reasons I moved to Prague is ‘cause the cost of living is great compared to New York City, where I grew up. I wouldn’t be able to afford anything like this anywhere in New York doing what I’m doing. I would have to be a lawyer or a doctor… And here, I can literally live off of busking if I have to,” he explains while his dog Cashew runs around and I scan the room. “So, here’s where the magic happens?” I point out the recording equipment scatteredContinue Reading

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How can mentoring help you in your career? An American Prague-based executive coach, Kristin Laronca Parpel, shares everything you need to know about mentoring before deciding to look for a mentor yourself. Who is it for? What do you need to invest in as a mentee? How to tell a good mentor from a bad one? Let’s have a closer look. Who is mentoring for? “It’s for somebody willing to look in the mirror. Someone who is brave and who wants to work on their personal development,” says Kristin. “If I talk to a potential coachee or mentee and I feel like they don’t want to be there for whatever reason, I tell them – why don’t you give itContinue Reading

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“So, this is a first…” I tell the screen in front of me and announce the premiere of a virtual interview for the blog. On the other side of the screen is a psychologist and headhunter, Marek Navrátil. Marek finished his Ph.D. in social psychology and throughout his entire career, whether as a psychotherapist, HR Director, or an executive search consultant, he has been listening to people’s stories. How did those stories change during the pandemic? What are people dealing with now? And what are Marek’s tips on how to stay sane during the pandemic? That’s what we got to talk about. 5 things to watch out for during the pandemic, according to Marek „I feel, as my grandma wouldContinue Reading