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Naturally, I dreamt of a life as a real bohemian - what else? Living in a little garret above the rooftops surrounded by shelves overflowing with books and plays so that little mountains of all kinds of books begin to grow up on the floor over time - a very inspiring atmosphere and a perfect place to study....

Our protagonists studied in their home country but then decided to work in another part of Europe. Although it was difficult for their family and friends to understand, they knew it was the right decision - and they were brave enough to follow their dreams. E&M third guest: Magdalena Modrzejewska, a passionate programmer.

Prague, Madrid, Berlin, Brussels - our columnist Juan Guateque meets young professionals who have radically changed their way of life or taken advantage of Europe's possibilities. What is hidden between the lines of their CVs? This time, follow a French translator struggling to find a job in times of crisis.

Europe comes with chances but also with challenges - on top of an excellent (academic) education, one needs so-called "soft" skills for Europe's 21st century. The top-executive coach provides insights on how to keep pace with the world today and still have fun. Book tips included. Lesson 4: Building contacts.

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