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Catarina Alexon
Works at Folkuniversitetet
Attends Lund University
Lives in Helsingborg
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International Businesswoman, Consultant & Writer
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International Business, Management Consulting, International Relations, International Marketing Business Development, Corporate Communications, Social Media, Branding, Media, Writing, Strategic Planning, Public Relations, Entrepreneurship,
Employment
  • Folkuniversitetet
    Studiecirkelledare, 2015 - present
    Teaching asylum seekers in Sweden Swedish and basic political/social science
  • Catarina Alexon
    Consultant, 2013 - present
    Are you keen on going global? Can open the doors that will work for your company. What are your challenges? Have you developed a global brand? Or has your branding so far only been done in Sweden? Does what you offer need to be adapted or developed? Does your way of communicating work on the market you are aiming for? Are you using social media in ways that benefit you? What's the best way of entering the market you are aiming for? Together we will agree on the best strategies
  • Catarina's World
    International Businesswoman & Writer, 2009 - present
    Generate ideas for, write, layout and publish articles addressing global, regional and individual challenges. Particular emphazis on current affairs, economy, politics, international relations and leadership. And not to forget - strategic thinking and life in general. My international blog has, according to Google Analytics: Readers in 99 countries - Top 20: US, Sweden, UK, Greece, Australia, Canada, India, Russia, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Spain, France, Greece, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Croatia, Latvia. • According to to Alexa it: ranks among the top 1 % of web sites/blogs when it comes to number of visitors
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Currently
Helsingborg
Previously
Athens - Riyadh - London - Kuwait City - Dubai - Vienna - Madrid - Tokyo - Manila - Bangkok - Rotterdam - Düsseldorf - Washington D.C. - Barcelona - Ystad -
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International Consultant & Writer
Introduction

Experienced visionary leader with solid background at high levels internationally. 

Proven track record of success in implementing highly complex, large-scale projects in different multicultural contexts. Teaching asylum seekers in Sweden Swedish and basic political/social science

  • Exceptionally good at developing new markets, networking, taking on new and varied projects.
  • Flexible and adapt to new challenges and cultures swiftly. 
  • Proven leadership and motivational skills and a first class problem solver. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills resulting in long-term relationships.
  • First class communicator and creative thinker. Continuously seeking out emerging trends, ideas and concepts to cultivate new strategies and projects.

My international blog Catarina's World is now read in 99 countries. Alexa ranks it among the top 1 % of web sites in the world based on number of visitors.

Bragging rights
Am the only Western woman ever who has held a senior management position in a 100% Saudi owned company in Riyadh.
Education
  • Lund University
    Swedish, 2017 - present
    Taking a BA in Swedish
  • Linnéuniversitetet
    Swedish, 2016 - 2016
  • University of Lund, Sweden
    Communication & Languages, 1979 - 1982
  • Harvardx Harvard Law School
    Contract Law, 2015 - 2015
  • MITx
    User Innovation, 2015 - 2015
  • MITx
    U.Lab - Transforming business & society, 2015 - 2015
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Today that's become an essential aspect of being an entrepreneur. And so is authenticity. Fortune Magazine senior editor Pattie Sellers explains why
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Sometimes? Then you will benefit from listening to Margaret Neale, professor of management at Stanford, explaining the pros and cons of negotiations:
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We are now getting to see what American democracy looks like without any real buffers in the way of sheer populism and demagoguery.
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Far too many people today are stuck in the rat race. Just work, no play. Some even so badly they have to take uppers and downers to cope.
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Apple does, maybe you could follow in their footsteps? Fred Reichheld explains how Apple builds loyalty
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How did the FBI director influence the election, and why?
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The day I stop learning I'm dead. And even when that day comes I will not know everything there is to know. Nobody does
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Sigh....
Meanwhile, Pentagon brass say Moscow is the No. 1 threat to the United States.
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The president-elect is cozying up to U.S. foes and turning against allies.
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