Articles from “Business Role Models” V.I.P. Interviews category
Alice Tirsea

Alice Tirsea – I’m fascinated by the diversity of people and the way in which a situation can be viewed from so many perspectives

Alice Tirsea is Managing Director for UCMS Group Romania, a multinational company which offers payroll, staff management and accounting. Alice is one of the women who are graceful leaders. She has a different vision on what management, team and success means and, at the same time, balances her professional with her personal life, as she will be a mother soon. Trainart: What are your life values you apply in business? A.T.:  Fairness, equality, understanding, respect and consideration for others’ needs, …

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Gina Calagiu – If we do not want life to just pass us by and to create it, we need to be constantly aware and consistent

Gina Calagiu is an entrepreneur and strategic consultant with over 20 years of experience, during which she not only built a solid portfolio of clients from various fields, but succeeded in achieving performance in every project she has been involved in. Gina is a real Mary Poppins both at the office and at home, blending her career with her personal life. Trainart: What drives you to be the best every day? G.C.: I am motivated by the belief that life …

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Ramona Iacob – Yes, I feel Empowered/Resourceful/ Spectacular and it means being positive, open minded and believing in yourself

Ramona Iacob is Country Manager for Regus, the biggest supplier of flexible working spaces. Ramona is a person who manages to be ERS in any situation. Now we offer you the opportunity to meet “the lady in red”. Trainart: What 3 nouns would describe your career best? R.I.: It’s very hard to choose nouns… I can say: courage, determination, perseverance, passion, evolution… “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life,” Confucius …

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Stelian Bogza

Stelian Bogza – The best part of what I do at the office everyday is the people: both those from my team and partners or clients

Stelian Bogza is Business Development Director and Benefit Online Co-founder, an “online shop” platform through which employees have the possibility to choose different benefits such as meal tickets, holidays, training or sport sessions, depending on the employer’s budget. As a businessman, he has over 10 years’ experience in finance and banking. He is also very enthusiastic and preoccupied for the people around him. He is usually dedicated to his family and small personal whims. Trainart: What do you like most …

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Violeta Rosu – I think you start feeling Empowered.Resourceful. Spectacular once the people you work with feel this way

Violeta Rosu is Managing Partner Blue Point, a Romanian call centre company. As a true “leader on heels”, Violeta runs a successful Romanian business in an industry ruled by multinationals. She values people and experiences, and her originality and charisma give her a very special energy. Trainart: Which are the three words you’d use to describe your life right now? V.R.: The past year has revolved around two words: growth and future plans. So far, both have mixed harmoniously and …

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Ciprian Micu

Ciprian Micu – I would like people to learn that change comes from within, not from others

Ciprian Micu is General Manager General of Obrist Eastern Europe in Timisoara, supplier for the biggest refreshments companies on the market. Ciprian is a visionary manager, committed to developing his team. He has built his career by following in his father’s footsteps, and his passion for professional sports helped him understand that `talent helps you win matches, but team work wins championships`. Trainart: When did you decide to choose this career path? C.M.: Ever since I was a child, having …

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Aura Ipate – In my point of view, a driven and happy team is the key to a successful business

Aura Ipate is General Manager the A_BEST Foreign Language Center. With an 8-year experience in teaching and 9 years in human resources management in the educational field, Aura is an oral examiner for LCCI examinations – English for Business (London Chamber of Commerce and Industry – International Qualifications from EDI) and author of educational materials. Her strong personality is doubled by the energy and passion she instills in all of her endeavors, which makes her constantly Empowered, Resourceful and Spectacular. …

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Denisa Tudor – Success is not a destination one needs to reach, it could be portrayed as beautiful bouquet of flowers

Denisa Tudor is a communication specialist and, currently, she successfully manages to handle both the Global Online Campaigns Manager position held at Bitdefender and the professor chair at National School of Political Science and Public Administration. Denisa passionately fosters creativity and innovation, and human relationships are illustrative of her professional ground. Trainart: Which is the most difficult aspect of your profession? D.T.: As a specialist, the most difficult part is coordinating people and making decisions about communication. On the other …

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Alin Cirstea

Alin Cirstea –If we don’t like the experiences we are going through, we have the power to change them

Alin Cirstea is the Business Unit Director of GSK Romania, one of the most important and diversified pharmaceutical companies in the country. His professional portfolio impressively collects different positions in different niches and business areas, and his effervescent personality turns them all into stories and advice. Trainart: In your opinion, what are your most 3 important features helping you in your career? A.C.: First of all, one of the most important abilities of mine is the one to unite, to …

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James Grindley – The things I appreciate at people around me are loyalty and proactiveness

James Grindley is the CEO of CertAsig, a specialized non-life insurance company based in Romania. He has over 15 years of experience in insurance and reinsurance including the Lloyd’s Market and his focus keeps on moving beyond the status quo. With a curious mind and a love for travel, adventure and people, James Grindley embodies the creativity and innovation that keeps his company ahead of the competition. Trainart: In your opinion, what are the top three skills needed to be …

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