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
#2 AIESECer’s Leadership Story – Grete
Grete, Vice President of Marketing and Innovation of Local Committee of Tallinn University of Technology My name is Grete. I am 22 years old and studying Applied Economic BA At Tallinn University of Technology. Currently I am the Vice President of Marketing and Innovation of Local Committee of TUT and member on National Support Team of Digital Marketing. “We lead by example and inspire leadership through actions and results. We take responsibility for developing
“We are from the world”
Libby Chiu, 22, from Taiwan, recent graduated in Foreign Languages and Literature and currently living in Estonia. In the summer of 2015 she was part of a volunteering project with AIESEC in Cairo, Egypt, and this led to the next experience she is currently having with the organization. She is now the Vice President of Talent Management of the national team of AIESEC in Estonia and she told us a little bit about her experience in the
#1 AIESECer’s Leadership Story – Anna
Anna, President of Local Committee Tartu My name is Anna. I’m 22 years old and studying in Masters, social work and social policy at University of Tartu. Currently, I’m the President of Local Committee of Tartu. For me, one of the biggest AIESEC value is Demonstrating integrity, which I’m following daily basis. When I joined AIESEC in March 2016, I couldn’t even dream that in couple of months I will be the board member of
Volunteering experience in Bulgaria
Keily – Bulgaria Duration of project: 6 weeks Type of exchange: camp counsellor in a summer camp oriented for international high-school students I had always known I wanted to be involved in a long-term voluntary work someday in my life. Little did I know that the opportunity would present itself so suddenly and would have such a huge impact on my life. My decision to apply for the projects came pretty much on the last minute
Volunteering experience in Egypt
Chengcheng Feng – Egypt Duration of project: 6 weeks Type of exchange: voluntary work about women rights in Egypt Hi! My name is Chengcheng Feng, from Shanghai University of China and studying in University of Tartu as an exchange student now. I went on a volunteering to Egypt for one and half month, which is really my first experience for working as a volunteer abroad. I have a strong desire to be connected to something interesting and
Volunteering experience in Brazil
Richard Riispere – Brazil Duration of project: 8 weeks Type of exchange: voluntary work in project Gaia Hi! I’m Richard from Estonia and I went volunteering to Brazil for 2 months. This was my second volunteering project so the reason I decided to do this again was because I felt like a learned so much and had an amazing experience on my first time that I wanted a bigger challenge for myself. I wanted to
AIESEC Tartus juhatus 16/17 – Teet
Teet, 20 Tartu Ülikool, saksa keel ja kirjandus AIESEC Tartus, väljaminevad projektid Mis filmi pealkiri sobiks kirjeldama sinu elu? Arvan, et „Gone with the wind“ kirjeldab mind hästi. Olen teatud mõttes selline vaba ja vahest väga udu hing. Kelleks sa tahtsid väiksena saada? Olen suhteliselt kindel, et tahtsin kas presidendiks või kuningaks saada. Olin noorelt juba ambitsioonikas ning võimujanuline. Mida sa soovitaksid inimestele, kes on esimest korda juhipositsioonil? Fancy ametikoha nimetus on küll tore ja
AIESEC Tartus juhatus 16/17 – Ina
Ina, 22 Tartu Ülikool, majandus AIESEC Tartus, personalijuht Mis filmi pealkiri sobiks kirjeldama sinu elu? Kuna suur osa elust on veel ees, siis ei tahaks ennustada. Seni aga “Finding Nemo”, kus tõlgendan Nemo’t kui mingit eesmärki, mis on ajas muutuv. Kusjuures otsing ise on mõnes mõttes põnevam, kui ta leidmine. Kelleks sa tahtsid väiksena saada? Balletitantsijaks, sest mulle lihtsalt meeldis mööda tuba ringi lennelda! Mida sa soovitaksid inimestele, kes on esimest korda juhipositsioonil? Õpi oma meeskonnaliikmeid tundma.