Meet Michaela Connor,
Regional People & Culture Leaders for Discova, residing in Phuket.
She grew up in Sweden and all the time dreamt of touring the world. After graduating she left Sweden and hasn’t seemed again since.
Her travels took her to New Zealand in 2016 the place she began working for the trade that was aligned with her ardour; the Travel trade. Little did she know that her profession in New Zealand would final 12 years for a similar firm, in numerous roles. She discovered her function in a help position the place she might greatest assist individuals develop, problem themselves and study.
In 2018 her and her husband made the choice to maneuver to Laos with their two younger daughters. Listen to the interview to seek out out what obtained them to this choice and challenges alongside the way in which!
Today, she is likely one of the Regional People & Culture Leaders for Discova, a worldwide DMC, and lives in Phuket.
During her travels she met many individuals who impressed her with her their tales, men and women, younger and outdated. She learnt a lot about others and herself on the journey around the globe who has helped form who she is in the present day.
She speaks concerning the juggle of parenthood and profession and what occurred that day in 2018 when she determined she wanted a profession break and the way this was the purpose of turnaround that had a huge effect in her life.
You would possibly acknowledge your self in her story of placing strain on your self, juggling completely different “titles”, excessive expectations and maybe at instances feeling fairly misplaced.
From her personal expertise and listening to superb, inspirational tales from different ladies within the Travel Industry she thought there should be a much bigger platform for these tales to be shared that may assist empower and encourage others. And that is from the place the concept of IWTA (Inspirational Women in Travel) was created and due to Gary Marshall, who supplies the platform and media experience for these tales to be shared and heard.
Sit again and loosen up and take heed to her journey.
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