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e-montage: English-speaking car servicing where “customer is king”

François Lemaire of e-montage

François Lemaire of e-montage talks to Grenoble Life about his new local business offering flexible car servicing and repairs in English or French, and about starting out as an entrepreneur in the Capital of the Alps.

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A guide to living abroad in Grenoble

A subjective view of Grenoble? Photo: Dave Peake
Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple reviews Aurelia d’Andrea’s guidebook Moon Living Abroad in France, which features, among many other useful insights into all things Gallic, a chapter on the Capital of the Alps.

Career Sustainability: What is it, do I have it, how do I get it?

Employment Opportunities. Photo: The Cleveland Kid

Rebecca Skillman talks to Nathalie Reynaud, career transitions consultant and guest speaker for the Working Women’s Network of Grenoble on February 17th. Continue reading Career Sustainability: What is it, do I have it, how do I get it?

Managing your professional “brand” through social media

Managing Your Professional “Brand” through Social Media

Mickey Farrance, President of the Working Women’s Network of Grenoble, announces a seminar on Saturday, March 20 at the Grenoble École de Management called Face-to-face to FaceBook: Managing Your Professional “Brand” through Social Media. Find out more here. Continue reading Managing your professional “brand” through social media

Psychotherapy and art therapy in Grenoble – an interview with Elizabeth Stone Matho

Elizabeth Stone Matho
Elizabeth Stone Matho

Elizabeth Stone Matho is an American psychotherapist and art therapist, psychoanalytically trained, with a private practice in Grenoble. She has written on the use of art and creativity as therapy for children and sufferers of medical illness and trauma. Grenoble Life wanted to learn more … Continue reading Psychotherapy and art therapy in Grenoble — an interview with Elizabeth Stone Matho

“A natural love of all things stimulating to the senses” – an interview with Amy Cannata

Amy in a lavender field in Provence
Amy in a lavender field in Provence

Amy Cannata is from Chicago and has been living in Grenoble for almost four years. Her previous occupations include art educator, early-childhood educator and interior designer, but now she is setting up her own aromatherapy business. Grenoble Life wanted to know more.
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‘Throws of passion’ – an interview with Kris Leroy of Chic Throws

Chic Throws Collection 2009
Chic Throws Collection 2009

Kris Leroy is the American founder of Grenoble-based soft furnishings design company Chic Throws. Grenoble Life wanted to know more about her business, her background and being an Anglophone entrepreneur in France. Continue reading ‘Throws of passion’ — an interview with Kris Leroy of Chic Throws

Networking in France, American style

WWNG. Left to Right: Joelle Millery, Sara Freitas-Maltaverne, Mickey Farrance, Claire Cudrey, Kelly Rigotti
WWNG. Left to Right: Joelle Millery, Sara Freitas-Maltaverne, Mickey Farrance, Claire Cudrey, Kelly Rigotti

by Mickey Farrance

When I moved from my native New York to California in 1980, I knew almost no-one in my new place. Twenty years later, when I moved from California to Grenoble, I left behind the extensive network of friends, colleagues, and business associates I had acquired during my time there. And I knew no-one here in Grenoble – time to start over! Continue reading Networking in France, American style