Be a young leader be a changemaker
It’s easy to say be a leader and change the world but it’s quite hard to apply it. To be a leader is to be able to listen to your team, to have the full knowledge about their strengths and weaknesses, to prepare the right atmosphere so they can work. to be honest and responsible, to have an opinion and accept challenges. You might think it’s even hard to do it, do I have all
6 Things No One Tells You About Travelling
5am in Mui Ne after having travelled for 5 hours on a night bus, completely exhausted and amazed by the view. 1.Travelling is tiring As exciting as travelling is, there will days where you just feel overwhelmed or exhausted. There will be days where you just don’t feel like doing anything or going anywhere. There will be days where you feel extremely frustrated (maybe due to language barrier, and not being able to communicate with
How Traveling Changes Your Perspective on the World?
Living in a developed country, there are many things that I take for granted. For example, I never pay too much attention to the fact how clean and fresh Estonian air is, or really appreciate our educational system. But something changes when you travel. Let me correct that, something changes when you travel outside of your comfort zone. There is a possibility that you will see and notice things that just might change your view
How To Buy Cheap Plane Tickets?
Getting the best priced plane tickets is something I am very passionate about. I can spend hours searching online just to make sure I would get the cheapest ticket. Here are my top 4 hacks that I use when buying plane tickets. 1.This is actually something I discovered quite recently, and I have to admit this did save me some euros. Go incognito on your web browser. This allows a person to browse the Web
How to Travel Light
Summer is here, which for many of us means adventures, travelling around and discovering new places whether that be aboard or road tripping across your home country. To make the experience more comfortable we have put together a list of tips how to travel light and how to decide what you should pack with you and what items you can leave behind. 1. Before we even get to packing, we need something where to
7 Airport Hacks
As I am writing this, I have been in Vietnam for almost 2 hours, I am sitting at a café, I just ate something delicious (but way too spicy for someone who is used to eating boiled potatoes aka your typical Estonian). Within the past almost 48 hours I have either waited for a plane at an airport or been on a plane. And here are some thoughts and a mini survival guide to airport
Millennials, Are We a Tech Savvy Generation?
The millennials. There are gazillion titles and ways to categorize us and define us. One of the numerous characteristics of Millennials is that we are the tech generation or at least this is how we are constantly referred to and how we like to see ourselves. You know, when your mom can’t figure out why wifi is not connecting on her phone and you’re the one who has to solve the problem, or how we
To Someone who Has Never Traveled Outside of their Comfort Zone
When I was 11 I was obsessed with British culture. Mainly it was due to the fact that all of my English teachers up to that point were somehow connected to the UK, either they were British or their spouses were British. And it most certainly did not help that I was very into Harry Potter (yes, posters up on my wall and going to HP movie premiers in costumes). So one can imagine how
7 Inspirational Quotes from Great Leaders
Let’s be honest, there are moments where we feel like we are stuck on a second gear or when it has not been our day, our month or even our year. And we just need that extra push, that insight to alter our thinking to see things, situations and opportunities from a different perspective. And sometimes one is not just good enough, so here are s e v e n brilliant quotes from great leaders.
Youth Speak Contest
The Youth 4 Global Goals campaign was created to mobilise young people to take action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030. It has a set of initiatives aimed to make people aware about the Global Goals, understand them and take action. One part of the campaign is Youth Speak Survey: the survey got 162,292 answers in 2016, engaging people across more than 120 countries. But here is the main reason why YOU should care
4 Reasons For Solo Traveling
I was 16 when I visited Vienna for first time. It was love at first sight, and I knew I wanted to explore the city more then what I saw in that week of doing everything that was even slightly categorized as touristy. The first time I travelled on my own was 4 years ago. I was 18 and I spent 3 weeks in Vienna. And I never thought that I would enjoy travelling on
What is Youth Speak and Go Abroad with AIESEC Without Exchange Fee
About a year and a half ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals. During this time the initiative Youth4GlobalGoals become one of most powerful movements towards the Sustainable Development Goals. The reach has crossed more than 120 countries and territories around the world. Youth 4 Global Goals campaign was created to mobilise young people to take action towards the SDGs. It has a set of initiatives aimed to
First Time Going Abroad with AIESEC
Aleksander is 21 years old, taller than most of us, and is currently a second year Food Technology student at Tallinn Technical University. After joining AIESEC in TUT this February his summer plans changed from doing internship in Tallinn to volunteering abroad. So what are exactly you doing this summer, Aleksander? I am going abroad with AIESEC. I am participating in volunteering project in South-Malaysia in a small city called Johor Bahur for 6 weeks.
Mida kujutab endast AIESECi rahvusvaheline konverents?
Mina olen Laura, AIESEC in Tartu juhatuse liige. Eelmise aasta sügisel tekkis mul suur soov osaleda mõnel AIESECi rahvusvahelisel konverentsil. Olin ju poolteist aastat organisatsiooni liige olnud ning paljud teised sõbrad olid selle teekonna läbi teinud. Sügisel käisid kolm AIESEC in Estonia liiget Armeenias EuroCol ning nende kogemused panid mind veelgi enam mõtlema. Hakkasin vaikselt uurima, mis võimalused mul üldse on – Euroopast kaugemale ei tihanud ma minna. Mingi hetk hakkas mulle silma EuroXPRO, mis
3 Steps to Kick-Start Your International Career
Laura Liisa is 22 years old foxy read head with a bubbling personality and with a go-getter attitude. As we wait for our breakfast to be served she turns to me with a big smile and asks :“ So, should we start now?“ So, Laura Liisa, spill the beans, how does a young person kick- start their International career? I think there are 3 really easy steps for that Firstly, take interest in the global
From Civil Engineering to IT Start-Up
Tell us a little about yourself My name is Kaspar, I’m 25 years old. I started my career as a civil engineer while also studying it in Tallinn University of Technology. My first three years were intense and interesting but over the years I started getting more into IT. Learning it on my own while also moving away from constructional engineering into more IT related jobs I quickly realized that I also have to change
6 Questions For Start-Up Shipitwise Marketing manager
Viktorija describes herself as 20 something years old rebel who moved to Estonia from Lithuania. After couple of years in university she decided to leave and move to another country to see what will happen. So far she does not regret any of her decision. We met up on an untypically warm and rainy February night in an upcoming hipster neighborhood in Tallinn. Had a cup of tea and a lively discussion about start-ups, start-up
How to Get Better at Being a Leader?
Creator of Global Leadership Summit Bill Hybles once said: “Everybody wins when a leader gets better”. But how does a leader get better at… being a leader? I think the secret formula of being a great leader is realizing that leadership is about moving things forward. Moving from point A to point B, and this concept is applicable to all various aspects in one’s life, whether that is in be relationships, personal goals, HR or
#3 AIESECer’s Leadership Story – Dajana
Dajana, member of incoming global volunteering team in local committee Tallinn University I was born in Estonia. All my life I lived in Estonia. My parents were born in Estonia. I have Estonian nationality. But when people ask me what is my ethnicity, I can´t answer to this question. Why? My mum is half Russian and half German. My dad has Russian, Ukrainian and Finnish background. My native language is Russian but I have German
Start up your career with Global Entrepreneur!
Are you stuck in the eternal limbo of not being hired by employers because you have no previous work experience, thus making it impossibe for you to gain said experience in the first place? Don’t fret, AIESEC in Estonia has a solution for you and that solution is our Global Entrepreneur programme! The Global Entrepreneur programme is a great way to kickstart your career. The programme offers a short-term unpaid professional internship in a