Although it’s not among the finest traits of the female species, there is no denying that we have a tendency to compare ourselves to other women (hell, I’ll be the first to admit that I’m guilty of it too); sometimes so much so that it affects the way that we feel about ourselves in terms of our self-esteem, perceived capabilities and even self-worth. We can get so wrapped up in other women’s achievements, looks or ways of being, that we completely neglect our own strengths, accomplishments and victories. I’m not saying all women do this, I’m just saying that most women do this at some point in their lives, and that it ain’t pretty. Rather than admiring, getting inspired by and learning from other women, the ugly truth is that women often get insecure, jealous and competitive.
At the age of only 22, Karoline Smådal has already been able to call herself the “Country Manager” at Northern Europe’s biggest blog platform, Nouw, and has, as of recently, started her dream job as a PR consultant at This is PR in Oslo. Karoline is the kind of woman who is never satisfied until she reaches her goals and she’s always on the lookout for new challenges – big or small.