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Anticipation and good preparation will keep you safe from expat challenges
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Quite a Common ExPat Case

Marc and Michelle are an expat family who actually felt happy to live abroad. It was a unique opportunity for them and their children to learn and grow. They were of course aware that life as an expat couple would have its stresses. And that became reality: Marc is working extra hours, Michelle does everything she possibly can to create a new home for the family. The children have some troubles adjusting to the new situation and need tons of attention. Back home, Michelle’s father gets seriously ill. She wants to be there for him, but she cannot be there right now.

When people have too much stress for a long time it will show: It shows in their physical health, it shows in their wellbeing, it definitely shows in their relationship and also in their work performance. Marc suffers from a disturbed sleep, he has a short fuse with the children and in his rare free time he works out in order to stay fit. Michelle misses her work she had left in order to join Marc abroad. She misses her family, her friends and… she misses Marc! She finds it increasingly difficult to compromise, being understanding and accepting. She gets irritated, blames Marc for not being at home enough and not really being interested in questions of the household and the children. Her desire to make love has dropped dramatically and when they make love it is not that great.

Solid Relationships → Solid Business

  • We believe that every expat couple deserves to be prepared for the challenges and stresses of their life abroad in order to make their stay to be a professionally rewarding experience and a wonderful opportunity to grow as a person, a couple and a family.
  • We believe and observe that companies often underestimate what expat couples go through personally in order to manage the challenges at home and at work.
  • We believe that companies have a substantial impact on the professional and personal performance of the expat (couple) by helping to reduce the stress both partners experience at home and at work. Managing emotional stress professionally but also within the family is a key factor for work performance.
  • Yes, there is a lot of support for expats to help with practicalities, and that is great. However, it shows every time that attention for the private relationship and emotional wellbeing of the expat couple is very much needed as well. And the positive reward will be shown in all areas of life, and most definitely in the creative and productive contribution at work.

Do you Care for Expats? Let’s Work Together

You belong to an organization that serves expats?
This is how we can work together.

  • Keynotes & Master Classes (30 to 120 minutes)
  • Workshops / Retreats (2 ½ hours to 2 days)
    Please note that all Keynotes, Master Classes, Workshops and Retreats are of course 100% tailor-made after detailed briefing to serve your specific needs. They are always conducted in an uplifting, safe, interactive and experiential environment in order to make it effective, productive and enjoyable. We perform our activities in English, German and/or Dutch. The participants may be expat couples, but individuals will absolutely benefit as well.

You can choose from various topics, for example:

  • Be prepared: Starting a career as an expat couple.
  • What you should know to be invincible as an expat couple.
  • Couple secrets to handle stress in a relaxed way.
  • How to understand each other and communicate much better.
  • How to find a solid life-work balance.
  • How to make healthy and solid happiness happen now and in the future.
  • Strong couples make strong parents.

Personal Coaching for Expats

We also offer Personal Coaching for couples or individuals on relationship issues, personal issues and/or business issues (via Skype/FaceTime or at a location of your choice) 

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