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Lights on Europe shares raw, honest and vulnerable conversations from the EU’s capital Brussels, filled with the transformative journeys that both Lucia and her guests have walked in and outside of their career. Each episode is an opportunity for you to better understand the EU and appreciate the service of those co-creating it for you in the backstage of high-level political negotiations. Last but not least, Lucia hopes you will receive the podcast also as an invitation to consider how you can become a more active agent in a constructive conversation about the EU yourself.Hosted by Lucia Klestincova - EU policy maker, EU careers coach and passionate advocate for new culture leadership, purpose-driven talent management and women empowerment. Tune in if you're also a coaching-junkie, EU aficionado or just aware of the importance of the inner work for how we show up as leaders in public space. Also available on YouTube on the channel of Lucia Klestincova - subscribe and invite your friends - spread the light further!

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Lights on Europe shares raw, honest and vulnerable conversations from the EU’s capital Brussels, filled with the transformative journeys that both Lucia and her guests have walked in and outside of their career. Each episode is an opportunity for you to better understand the EU and appreciate the service of those co-creating it for you in the backstage of high-level political negotiations. Last but not least, Lucia hopes you will receive the podcast also as an invitation to consider how you can become a more active agent in a constructive conversation about the EU yourself.Hosted by Lucia Klestincova - EU policy maker, EU careers coach and passionate advocate for new culture leadership, purpose-driven talent management and women empowerment. Tune in if you're also a coaching-junkie, EU aficionado or just aware of the importance of the inner work for how we show up as leaders in public space. Also available on YouTube on the channel of Lucia Klestincova - subscribe and invite your friends - spread the light further!

    Margrethe Vestager on managing your career skills and new EU tax

    Margrethe Vestager on managing your career skills and new EU tax

    Will she introduce a new tax to feed the budget of the European institutions? Which of the current executives is her greatest role model? If she wasn’t a top EU politician, would she be a dancer, an engineer, or stay-at-home mom? All this and many more secrets disclosed in this last episode of a series of exclusive interviews with Margrethe Vestager. Also catch up on the previous ones:#1 on feminine leadership - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuEUmD1IHC0#2 on political enemies, team management, intuition and burnout prevention - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRt8SzoPv_sAnd then, warmed up to inquire more about the values driving careers of leaders in Brussels, remember to check out my book dedicated to this subject: https://luciaklestincova.eu/book/ .... and don't forget to: SUBSCRIBE to this channel if you’re interested to follow my journey, watch my shows, and get inspired by the possibility of a new era of leadership becoming a reality in the EU.LIKE this video and SHARE with your friends Leave your COMMENT below GO TO www.luciaklestincova.eu for more info about what I stand for in the worldReach out if interested to COLLABORATE! Say hi on social: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/klestincoval...Twitter: https://twitter.com/LKlestincova Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luciaklesti...LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucia-kle...Listen to Lights on Europe PODCAST here: My website: https://luciaklestincova.eu/podcast/iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5wJSFtu...Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-152900427Podbean: https://lightsoneurope.podbean.com Margrethe Vestager, age 52, is Executive Vice President of the European Commission for a Europe fit for the digital age. She previously served as Commissioner for Competition (2014-19). She was Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark. She was Political leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party (2007-14) and worked for the Danish Ministry of Finance (1993-95). Ms. Vestager holds an MSc in Economics (University of Copenhagen).

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    Margrethe Vestager on political enemies, marriage and burnout

    Margrethe Vestager on political enemies, marriage and burnout

    "You don't have to learn from your biggest critics, knowing they want to hurt you... and you don't have to decide immediately either." She's the ultimate role model but also a provocateur for many pseudo-leaders triggered by her commitment, authenticity and laser focus. Check out this second episode of an exclusive series of interviews with one of the most powerful women leading the European Union: Margrethe Vestager.You might found out about:- Discovering your inner voice and trusting your gut when taking some of the most costly decisions on the planet- Staying authentic even if political enemies want to destroy or at least hurt you with their criticism- Power of the team, trusting your intuition and collective intelligence when taking executive decisions- Work-life balance, women having it all, parenting challenges - Her well-being practices and advice to avoid burnout trap. In the first interview, she shared intimate secrets about unleashing her feminine leadership. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRt8SzoPv_sSUBSCRIBE NOW to be notified about the next episode of this series - the most exclusive Q&A packed with challenging & fun questions she was never asked before! CHECK OUT MY BOOK with powerful insights into the values driving careers of leaders in the Brussels bubble - check it out here! https://luciaklestincova.eu/book/  .... and don't forget to: SUBSCRIBE to this channel if you’re interested to follow my journey, watch my shows, and get inspired by the possibility of a new era of leadership becoming a reality in the EU.LIKE this video and SHARE with your friends Leave your COMMENT below GO TO www.luciaklestincova.eu for more info about what I stand for in the worldReach out if interested to COLLABORATE! Say hi on social: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/klestincoval...Twitter: https://twitter.com/LKlestincova Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luciaklesti...LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucia-kle...Listen to Lights on Europe PODCAST here: My website: https://luciaklestincova.eu/podcast/iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5wJSFtu...Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-152900427Podbean: https://lightsoneurope.podbean.com Margrethe Vestager, age 52, is Executive Vice President of the European Commission for a Europe fit for the digital age. She previously served as Commissioner for Competition (2014-19). She was Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark. She was Political leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party (2007-14) and worked for the Danish Ministry of Finance (1993-95). Ms. Vestager holds an MSc in Economics (University of Copenhagen).

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    Margrethe Vestager on awakening her feminine leadership

    Margrethe Vestager on awakening her feminine leadership

    Exclusive sharing of one of the most admired female EU leaders about how she awakened her leadership style, which is now admired, feared and respected worldwide. Margrethe Vestager on what is feminine leadership and how she stepped into her own power. The first out of a three-part series! Available also on YouTube of Lights on Europe host: Lucia Klestincova.

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    [EN] Crowdfunding my book - best of Lights on Europe & exclusive on EU leadership!

    [EN] Crowdfunding my book - best of Lights on Europe & exclusive on EU leadership!

    The book brings you the best of season 1 of Lights on Europe and exclusive bonus content about the values underpinning new culture leadership for Europe. DONATE NOW via this link: https://luciaklestincova.eu/book/ . If you contribute over 30 EUR, you will receive a free signed copy of this book! Once you hold it in your hands, I promise you will be: - humbled by the transformation stories of our guests, - inspired by their tips for a deeper inner work, and - challenged by the homework suggested for each leadership principle, so that you deepen your own exploration. If you are called to support this project, please contribute as much as you want and join my team in our efforts to shed more Lights on Europe! CLICK TO DONATE NOW HERE: https://luciaklestincova.eu/book/ .... and don't forget to: 1. SUBSCRIBE to this channel if you’re interested to follow my journey, watch my shows, and get inspired by the possibility of a new era of leadership becoming a reality in the EU. 2. LIKE this video and SHARE with your friends 3. Leave your COMMENT below 4. GO TO www.luciaklestincova.eu for more info about what I stand for in the world 5. Reach out if interested to COLLABORATE!

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    Celebrating BEST OF Lights on Europe Season 1! First podcast on EU leadership

    Celebrating BEST OF Lights on Europe Season 1! First podcast on EU leadership

    What a ride!! Are you sure you haven't missed any of the best moments of Lights on Europe? Join me in celebrating Season 1 of this the world's only podcast shining light on the human story behind the story of Brussels, packed with thought-provoking interviews on the future of EU's leadership! In this short sharing from our Lights on Europe summer party, I shower you with some of my top themes explored in season 2019/2020, such as creation of: 1. Strong mind - after a terrorist attack explosion, burnout or Brexit depression; 2. Resilient body - for a marathon in desert, or for handling an invisible disability; 3. Aligned soul - to re-ignite passion for EU policy making, create your own job inside of a bureaucracy and defending the most fundamental EU values like equality or religious freedom. Our audience also report they've picked on very valuable EU career skills useful for: 4. Involvement in national or European politics 5. Getting a job in the EU bubble 6. Women empowerment - countering sexism at workplace and dealing with domestic violence during COVID-19 lockdown 7. Digital business management, especially in sector of travel and tourism 8. Public speaking and mastering your voice. Are you still breathing?? Stay tuned for amazing surprises awaiting you for season 2! In the meantime, don't forget to: 1. SUBSCRIBE to this channel if you’re interested to follow my journey, watch my shows, and get inspired by the possibility of a new era of leadership becoming a reality in the EU. 2. LIKE this video and SHARE with your friends 3. Leave your COMMENT below 4. GO TO www.luciaklestincova.eu for more info about what I stand for in the world 5. Reach out if interested to COLLABORATE! .... and don't forget to: 1. SUBSCRIBE to this channel if you’re interested to follow my journey, watch my shows, and get inspired by the possibility of a new era of leadership becoming a reality in the EU. 2. LIKE this video and SHARE with your friends 3. Leave your COMMENT below 4. GO TO www.luciaklestincova.eu for more info about what I stand for in the world 5. Reach out if interested to COLLABORATE!

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    [EN] Career from media via EU policy to consulting for travel destinations

    [EN] Career from media via EU policy to consulting for travel destinations

    The journey of becoming an accidental entrepreneur: from a travel blogger to EU lobbyist to setting up own digital startup. Open sharing about the disconnect between the worlds of politics and business. Criticism of the European institutions but also ideas for more impactful conversations with the citizens. Here’s the third episode of a series of interviews with Nick Hall, founder and CEO of the Digital Tourism Think Tank, about the entrepreneurial careers in digital tourism. IN THIS EPISODE, Nick shares: How elitist is the Brussels bubble in blocking the market entry of outsiders? Skills of the future and letting the business flow unfold Reconciling the passion for policy / politics and entrepreneurial creativity Vision of a British citizen for transforming the European leadership Views of a male CEO in a female-dominant company on glass ceiling and diversity in travel industry and tourism boards Examples of a female leader and a business brand to follow as champions of new values Have you also listened to PREVIOUS INTERVIEWS with Nick on this channel? Check them out now!  In the first one, we discussed the impact of COVID-19 crisis on the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.  In the second one we looked at the strategies and mindsets that you need to master if you want to succeed in digital transformation of your tourism business. Lucia's Social Media:https://www.instagram.com/lightsoneurope/ https://www.facebook.com/klestincovalucia/https://www.linkedin.com/company/lights-on-europe/https://twitter.com/LightsEuropehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYaXz2kfMeyzuYNpbu4IrLw?view_as=subscriber

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