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2 International Career & Female Mie Krog Head of Marketing – JYSK Nordic - overcoming the obstacles

3 Mie Krog - Background Education –Cand Negot. University of Odense –HD. Marketing Professional Career –Sales & Marketing Trainee - LEGO –Key Account/Export Manager KiM’s –Product Manager – KiM’s –Brand Manager – LEGO –Project Director – LEGO –Senior Director Global Branding – LEGO –Head of Marketing – JYSK Nordic

4 JYSK International private held company ”Good value for money for your bed, bath, home” 8 Bio. DKK in Turnover 730 shops across Europe JYSK is in the process of revitalizing the business: – systems, processes, people, products, distribution, branding etc. I have been hired to support the company in it’s transition from advertising driven to brand driven

5 Who am I? MKRO MOM Mie Sister Best friend Aunt Boss Colleague

6 No, I am not schizophrenic! But it helps….. –to be able to balance many different demands on you –to understand yourself and who you are –to know your limits –to know what effect you have on other people –to be sensitive to others around you If you want to be active in international business

7 Where am I at in my Career? International Flavour Taking Shape Seeing options Horizontal Trial & Error Vertical Opportunities Deliberate Choice

8 Key Motivating Factors in International Careers Increased level of: –complexity –learning opportunity –insights into self and others –level of drive and energy –variety in type of experiences ”Intensity” ”Change”

9 A few things to think about… D’s P’s

10 The Fabulous D’s Danes –All men aren’t like Danish men –All women aren’t like Danish women Direct –Speak your mind but realize what effect it has Dinner –Be sensitive to local customs Drinks –Do spend time on socializing Dating –Don’t mix romance and business

11 The Dominating P’s Professional –Stay focused and fact based –Emotions and feelings are OK but not enough Performance –Remember 80/20 - It’s OK to show off and bluff Prioritisation –Make sure you focus on what is important Personal motivation –Know what makes you tick and act on it Private life –Make smart choices

12 Be prepared…. Think International –Do apply for international transfers –Feel comfortable speaking other languages –Seek international friends –Be interested in international business affairs Organize yourself –Clothing –Extra toiletries –Comfortable shoes –Good luggage –Extra wallet and world wide credit cards –Always keep your passport with you –A good travel agent –Flexible arrangements at home (childcare, pets, plants)

13 And last but not least….. Enjoy –Airports –Hotels –Restaurants And accept - that fixed schedules do not exist -that you can try to plan but won’t always be able to


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