#ChefJoaquinPaolo Photo Campaign 2017

September 2017 Progress

Alison Lee (Toronto, ON)

[Original Recommendation can be found on LinkedIn] Joaquin is very good at setting up meetings, following up after meetings and putting what is discussed into action. He has broad network and is very helpful connecting me with his network. Alison ...

The Little Things Matter

As the Head Teacher / Program Coordinator in the Summer English Program in France, I was also responsible for managing and evaluating the performance of my co-teachers. It wasn’t an easy task because I had to make sure that my ...

[Chapter 1] Walkin’ with Joaquin: Shaunesy Dyer

This is the inaugural post of “Walkin’ with Joaquin” ! If you don’t understand why I christened it with that title, you should know how to pronounce my name. What’s the idea behind “Walkin’ with Joaquin”? It’s simple. There is ...

The Power of Branding: Conversation with YouTheCEO’s Alina Lepak

Branding yourself is about having the confidence and believing what you have to offer to the world. What if you’re just unfortunate to not have confidence? Have a story. Everyone has a story. This is just one of my many ...

Jardin du Luxembourg — Do French People Sit All Day?

At lunch, I had a conversation with my French colleague, Augustin. I asked him suggestions on where to go for my last day in Paris. I’ve already been to the cliche popular tourist spots. He gave so many suggestions that I ...

A Mad Escape to Angers

See what I did there? 🙂 Sunday is usually the lightest day of the week. The Director encouraged us to spend this day to rest, engage, play, and have fun! Unless sanctioned by the organizers, the students weren’t allowed to ...

La Methode: Maison du 16th siecle

July 30, 2017, late morning Flight to Dusseldorf, Germany in about 8 hours. I returned to Paris after my teaching work in southwestern France. I had the whole morning (and a little bit of the afternoon) left to explore as ...

Where is my Schnitzel?!

Around 10:00 pm, Dusseldorf time. I am all cleared for entry and I got my bags. My “grandparents” (technically, the sister of my grandmother. You get the point.) received me with all smiles! I have not seen them for more ...