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June 23, 2022 01:02:24
From Corporate America to Jewelry Designer in Denmark with Vanessa Peterson

From Corporate America to Jewelry Designer in Denmark with Vanessa Peterson

Clearly, momma knows best.   From being a flight attendant and working at corporate America, to now a business owner in Denmark, our guest today clearly shows that a mother knows exactly what’s best for her and for the family.   Our guest today, Vanessa Peterson fell in love with the beauty of Copenhagen during her fun layover while traveling the world.   She then decided to stay in Denmark, start her family and now work on her jewelry business in a foreign country. Episode Highlights   03:35 - Vanessa as a mom 10:20 - Vanessa’s medical experience in Denmark 18:39 - Moving in permanently in Denmark and culture difference 24:19 - Introducing Style Freed Jewelry 28:27 - Vanessa’s working experience in Denmark and her turning point to start her own business 51:07 - Vanessa’s inspiration on for starting up her own jewelry business   About Vanessa   As an American momma from the states, Vanessa grew up in Boston but lived and worked in Florida for the last decade before making the jump to Denmark. Vanessa decided to escape the corporate world and become a flight attendant for Norwegian Airlines. This is where she fell in love with Denmark and, of course, her danish husband. With her family by her side, Vanessa follows her dream of starting a business in Denmark by making unique custom jewelry.   You can check her jewelries through their website https://www.stylefreed.com and connect with her through Instagram @thestylefreed   You can also connect via Facebook >  Pinterest >    More about your ...

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June 09, 2022 00:38:20
From High-Fashion Photographer to Being a Mom Based in Denmark with Rebekah Joy Lund

From High-Fashion Photographer to Being a Mom Based in Denmark with Rebekah Joy Lund

Being a parent should not stop us from doing what we love and create a career out of it.   As our guest said, “If COVID has taught us anything, it's that this is our only life. Don't waste it wondering if you can do something, just go ahead and  try it.”   We are joined today by Rebekah Joy Lund, the founder of Rebekah Joy Portraits. A photography studio based in the Østerbro neighborhood of Copenhagen. Today, she’ll share her life in the US as a successful fashion photographer and moving to Denmark to start a family and how she was able to bring back her love for photography and start her business in a new country.   Episode Highlights 03:26 - A little background of Rebekah and her family 05:46 - Culture difference in US and in Denmark 08:03 - Early career life in US as fashion photographer 15:51 - Rebekah setting up her own business and hat inspired her to do it 25:30 - What inspires Rebekah into photography About Rebekah   You can check her photography work and services through her website www.rebakahjoyportrait.com and also connect with her on Instagram @rebekahjoyportraits   More about your host!   I’m Jackie, your Podcast Host and American - Filipina Mom of two wonderful little kids, who’s been living in Denmark with her family for the past seven years. Born in Manila, Philippines and I moved to California, US when I was five years old. Although today I treat the US as my homeland, I remember until this ...

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May 26, 2022 00:40:14
Why I Started A Parenting Coach Business in Denmark with Camilla Gammelgaard-Baker

Why I Started A Parenting Coach Business in Denmark with Camilla Gammelgaard-Baker

We’re not given an instructional manual on how to become a parent, but we’re given parenting intuition and we can always ask around if we need help. We are joined today by Camila Gammelgaard-Baker, a Parenting Coach based in Denmark shares her entrepreneurial and parenting journey. Born in Denmark, but grew up in different parts of the world, Camilla was able to use that experience on how she approached parenting since she learned a lot from different cultures. I hope you find value in this podcast if you're a parent or looking to be a coach or start a business here in Denmark or anywhere in the world. I hope this podcast gives you a kind of insight and inspiration on how to start it and just jump in with your own two feet and start the business that you wanted to do.   Episode Highlights: 04:24 - Get to know Camila05:37 - Camila’s life as a Danish living in other countries08:02 - How being a parent in Denmark is different from other countries10:35 - Camila’s entrepreneurial journey 17:21 - How does Camila helped other parents as a parenting coach24:16 - Camila’s biggest fears when starting her business.   Check out the previous episode with Camilla > Season 1 Episode 5: Balancing Culture and Language While Raising Children     More About Camilla You can check all her upcoming projects through her website https://camillaparentingcoach.com/ and also connect with her on LinkedIn @Camilla Gammelgaard-Baker Facebook - Camilla Parenting ...

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May 12, 2022 00:50:56
How to Start a Professional English Teaching Business in Denmark with Krisia Justesen

How to Start a Professional English Teaching Business in Denmark with Krisia Justesen

Starting out a new life in a foreign country with a foreign language is a big challenge especially for a mom.   Today we are joined by Krisia Justesen, EFL Teacher and Business English Coach. She is from Bermuda, but is a citizen of the world. Krisia has lived in Israel, Spain, Turkey and now settled in Denmark with her whole family. Krisia is the mastermind behind learning business English for lazy language learners, and helping people really find confidence in speaking English in a professional atmosphere. She shares her journey in starting and establishing her business and how it helped people to find solutions for business people who really want to improve their English language skills and how she uses creative, effective techniques for improving your English quickly and effectively.   Episode Highlights:   06:44 - Reminiscing our hometown 08:27 - Krisia’s method of teaching 10:48 - Something special in Denmark 13:55 - How Krisia helped people to empower people to use their English. 34:25 - “Doing Business in English” Podcast by Krisia Justesen 42:23 - Family-friendly places recommendations     More about Krisia   You can check all her upcoming projects through her website https://lightningenglish.com/danish and also follow and connect with her on Instagram @TheRealLightningEnglish [embed: https://www.instagram.com/thereallightningenglish/]   Facebook >> @TheRealLightningEnglish LinkedIn >> Krisia Justesen    Check out her podcast Doing Business in English Podcast    More about your host!   I’m Jackie, your Podcast Host and American - Filipina Mom of two wonderful little kids, who’s been living in Denmark with her family for the past seven ...

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March 01, 2022 00:52:40
Starting Art Escape Studio In Denmark with Melanie Smith

Starting Art Escape Studio In Denmark with Melanie Smith

Melanie Smith joins today's podcast. She shares her journey on starting her Art Studio and Cafe in Copenhagen, Denmark, called Art Escape. Melanie is originally from Canada, so she explains all the highs and lows of starting a business in Denmark as an International. We discuss her international struggles, language barriers, and finding the courage to start a business in a new country. Listen to her story about being an Entrepreneur in Denmark. Art Escape has tons of fun events at the studio. Check them out there is something for the whole family. Since Melanie lives in Copenhagen, we asked her favorite places to take her family to in Denmark, so we can add it on our sister company Kiddoly.com Melanie’s top 2 go-to places for families 1) Arken Museum 2) Feddet Camping and Beach    Listen, Laugh and Enjoy! ...

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January 24, 2022 00:12:46
Season 2 Trailer

Season 2 Trailer

Season 2 is all about Internationals, immigrants, and expats starting their life in a new country. This season, I will focus on Changing Careers, starting a business while adapting to the way of life in a new country. These parents are already trying to adapt to the way of life from raising children, but at the same time, start a whole business in a new country. Where did they find the courage to start a business in a different country? Listen as they spill the beans(talk about their experience) about life abroad as parents and business owners. ...

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