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What’s Your Next Move: How Going From Corporate to Start-up Can Transform Your Career

The pandemic has forever changed the way we work. Live. Love. Travel. Our priorities shifted and our new found skills, dreams and habits paved the way towards a different view on life. Change is no longer something we fear. It’s something that happens naturally. It’s something we crave. So what’s your next Move? Let’s figure it out together! A couple of years ago, while attending an international conference (remember those?!), we heard this as an opening phrase: “I’m recovering from a corporation and trying to return to the human race”. It struck a chord.  It was so powerful that a couple hundred marketing geeks lifted their heads from their laptops and started clapping. A modern miracle! Fast forward to 2021...

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What’s Your Next Move: I Need a Break From Everything. Will a Sabbatical Save Me?

The pandemic has forever changed the way we work. Our priorities shifted and our new found skills, dreams and habits paved the way towards a different view on life. Change is no longer something we fear. It’s something that happens naturally. It’s something we crave. So what’s your next Move? Let’s figure it out together! Show of hands: who is feeling the exhausting effects of the pandemic more than ever? Pandemic fatigue is a real thing.  Our nerves are fried. Our working habits, sleeping hours, and (school) schedules have suffered so many changes to the point that “coping” is the word of the year.  Even the smallest strains of a regular day bring about a dangerous amount of hopelessness.  Burnout,...

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What’s Your Next Move: Is Pulling an 180 in Your Professional Life During a Pandemic Even Possible?

The pandemic has forever changed the way we work. Live. Love. Travel. Our priorities shifted and our new found skills, dreams and habits paved the way towards a different view on life. Change is no longer something we fear. It’s something that happens naturally. It’s something we crave. So what’s your next Move? Let’s figure it out together! If you’re wondering whether or not to change your career, the answer is probably YES! The global pandemic brought about a lot of uncertainties. But if most of the questions start to revolve around a career change, then, it’s almost certain you need one.  Maybe these thoughts caught you off guard at first, especially if your former industry was severely impacted by...

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What’s Your Next MOVE?

The question that fired up the latest AMZA Bags campaign The pandemic has forever changed the way we work. Live. Love. Travel. Our priorities shifted and our new found skills, dreams and habits paved the way towards a different view on life. Change is no longer something we fear. It’s something that happens naturally. It’s something we crave. So what’s your next Move? Let’s figure it out together! The story: AMZA Bags started as a Europe-based functional luxury brand founded in 2019 by three best friends - Ruxandra, Laura, and Ariadna. Yes, that’s 2019, just months away from COVID! Navigating the scary exciting start-up world, design, budgets, production, together with all the other fun aspects of launching a business from...

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What Nobody Tells You About Living and Working Away from Home

Source: Unsplash One of our founders - (Ariadna, say hi!) travelled the world as a consultant. Sounds dreamy, right? Actually, you are in for a different kind of story. Leaving your hometown is almost a rite of passage for adulthood. When we are younger, moving to a different city usually involves college, a job/ internship/ I-want-to-see-how-this-goes opportunity or a love story. Cutting ties with the older version of yourself while building a new life from the ground up is exciting, in theory. Yet the first time you see yourself alone in an airport, it hits you like a ton of bricks.  Living and working away from home is HARD at any age. Super cool, challenging and meaningful in so many...

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