Am I? Yeap. I am an expat. An expat chica!

I have been an expat most of my life. Before I even knew the meaning of the word “expatriate”. And serial to be more specific. For some strange reason, it only just recently dawned on me. Labels may be restrictive but when used for good, can be liberating and empowering. So...Yay! My name is Paola … Continue reading Am I? Yeap. I am an expat. An expat chica!

5 reasons Australia is a fantastic place to start your own business 

As a former architect trained in Argentina, I got used to thinking about my career from the entrepreneur standpoint, ever since my Uni years. It is assumed that you'd start your own architectural practice, and have clients; we were never told to look for a job, instead, we had to create it and then manage … Continue reading 5 reasons Australia is a fantastic place to start your own business 

When a quote moves mountains (or inspires you to cross an ocean, moving away from the mountains*)

I am a big fan of inspirational quotes. Back in early 2012, as I was making preparations to move to Sydney yet harboring a few small doubts (variations of "Am I doing the right thing?" mostly), a friend sent me this one (which has been usually attributed to Goethe). It was one of the coolest, … Continue reading When a quote moves mountains (or inspires you to cross an ocean, moving away from the mountains*)

Thinking about technology start-ups, international business, and the “LATAM connection” 

Over the last few months, we have been reviewing a group of tech startups. It is a new field for me -although not new at all for an investment group we are working with-, so there's a lot for me to learn. So it is back to studying, many hours of reading coming my way. While in … Continue reading Thinking about technology start-ups, international business, and the “LATAM connection”