Expat images: unrecognizable vs. iconic

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Fleeting, picturesque moments can capture an enduring truth about expatriatism.

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Susannah Conway finds her global niche

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When a personal tragedy changed everything for Susannah Conway, she began to unravel and find out what she was made of personally, and professionally.

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Out of the box: the lure of the wider world

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For nineteen years Elizabeth Briel was locked in a metaphorical box — first by others, and later by herself – unable to see an alternative to what surrounded her.

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My global niche: an interview with Today’s Zaman newspaper

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For a series on expat success stories in a national English-language newspaper, I tell Brooks Emerson how a sense of place has inspired my sense of self.

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Getting global derrieres in gear: skills and tools

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The world’s widest web is a natural place for global citizens to test and actualize ideas, build community, and even create an unbounded livelihood as entrepreneurs. Tools and support to get you there.

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Writing to save your life: defining moments become your story

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When a stamp in her passport reads “Wife not permitted to work”, writing saves the sanity and career of a serial expat

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Great White People Book Club: stumbling on our false cosmopolitanism

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Global thinkers must navigate and find a way to bridge worlds that might make only a sinister kind of sense.

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Magical thinking: reaping results of our invisible ties

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When we invest in relationships and work in tandem with others our results can seem like magic. Sometimes even black magic.

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Is GlobalNiche for me?

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Feel like a fish out of water, surrounded by the ‘wrong’ culture?
Juggling all your different worlds, family, friends, work, countries, languages, timezones?
Disadvantaged by where you are, out of touch with important things happening elsewhere?
Losing ground in your profession or education?
Trouble keeping favorite parts of yourself a daily presence?
Invisible and wish the world would notice you?
Stuck and yearn to reinvent yourself?

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