We hear a lot of talk about assertiveness these days. With all the lean-in chatter and “bossy” talk, it’s become one those vague, theoretical buzzwords about women in the workplace. We all know assertiveness is a crucial and often difficult skill — not only for women, but for anyone who struggles with speaking up, introversion, or insecurity (i.e. everyone).
The most sought out question is; can an Au pair actually have an adventure with a meagre salary in a first world country?
We asked Rachel Andrew, a 24 year old freelance writer, student and au-pair from South Africa to answer this.
Happy 2018 Duchesses! Here’s to our biggest and most ambitious year yet. Over the last year or so, a lot of people have asked me about how I manage to… Read More