Posts tagged Career Coaching
Diplomatic Planner is Alive and Kicking!

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, celebrates the launch the much awaited “Diplomatic Planner”. Check out her musings in her latest Founder's Blog.

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Grassroot Diplomat Launches New Website to Inspire a New Generation of Diplomats

Grassroot Diplomat, a non-profit diplomatic consultancy announced today the launch of its newly revamped website.

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Is Traditional Diplomacy Redundant Against the Work of International Relations?

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa opens questions about the differences between diplomacy and international relations in our modern age. 

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New Podcast: National Versus Ethnic Loyalty in Diplomacy

Is nationality skin deep or just a matter of what you look like on the surface?

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New Podcast: Alternative Routes to Diplomacy

We cannot afford to forget where we come from, whom we serve, and whom we represent.

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Girl, You're Going Rogue!

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, shares a story on when a civil servant called her actions and motives as "rogue".

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I’m Breaking Protocol, So Don’t Call Me “Miss”

I want to let you know that I’m going to be communicating with you a little differently from now on. No gimmicks, no faceless company spiel, or anonymous boring newsletters.

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New Podcast: Diplomacy in the Private Sector

Latest podcast discussing the freedom to innovate more fluidly as a diplomat working in the private sector.

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Diplomatic Career Coaching has the Answer to Everything

Nurhannani Fazlur Rahman took a chance and joined the Diplomatic Development Training at Grassroot Diplomat. Here is her experience during this 3-month programme.

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New Podcast: Limitations to Joining the Diplomatic Foreign Service

What if you consciously steered yourself for a career in diplomacy, only to decide that it was better to influence from the outside?

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The Biggest Disappointment of My Diplomatic Career

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, CEO of Grassroot Diplomat, reflects on the biggest diplomatic failure that was the breaking point in her career.

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How to Improve your Job Prospects in Diplomacy in 3 Months

Unfortunately, only 51% of social science graduates get into full-time positions with less than 4% entering jobs that is relevant to their degree of aspiration.

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Creating the Best Diplomats

CEO Talyn Rahman-Figueroa describes new programmes that Grassroot Diplomat is developing to ensure that we are creating the absolute best diplomats on the ground.

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Top Tips on How Every Diplomat Can Become Influential

Being part of the government doesn't mean you can't be influential. See how you can join the list of movers and shakers in the diplomatic field.

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Does Money Equal Success?

A couple years ago, I woke up in my car behind a laundromat in Humboldt county. I’ve had been living out of it for several weeks and I couldn’t be happier. No job or home, half-starved and sleep deprived, yet I had found what I was looking for. This felt like the success in life I never attained in Los Angeles, no matter how many jobs I booked or where I lived.

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One Hour to Change your Future

Brand yourself. Spin your experience to suit the world of foreign affairs. Let us show you how with career coaching sessions that is completely personalised to you. 

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Why we are investing in Albanian Youths

The Balkans region currently faces a lot of challenges in youth policy within the civil society sector. An example of this Albania, a country making a transition from the communist ideology. Young people are facing huge barriers in looking for ways to collaborate with the government, particularly in receiving support for their vision and work.

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11 Tips to Dine with an Ambassador

Perhaps are you are looking for support for your international trade venture, or maybe the key chapter in that new book of yours takes place in a foreign country you have not visited before and you need the inside scoop from a local. Maybe it’s simply that you’re concerned about an international issue affecting our world and you want to have a serious discussion about it. 

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