“Just be yourself,” they say.
At first glance, it sounds like solid advice.
Something your mother would lovingly say to you.
But don´t be fooled.
The well-intentioned advice, “Just be yourself.” can turn into a disaster when you transition into a new environment.
Fitting in where you are new, especially in a new culture, is no simple task.
In this episode of Expat Happy Hour, I share with you how “being yourself” can backfire and what you should focus on instead so that you can be happier and more successful abroad.
Listen to the episode, Fitting In Abroad, for specific strategies on how you can transition to new environment and be what I call your “authentic optimal” so you can not only fit in, but be successful, satisfied and authentic. Listen here for these four critical strategies now.
If you need any further incentive to listen, let me just say there is some oversharing about the time I went to an AC/DC concert in Zürich, Switzerland…
Here is to being “you” successfully, no matter where you are.