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As Head of Human Resources for Pepsi Cola Germany and HayGroup in Philadelphia, USA and as a consultant for international companies of various sizes and industries, Andrea Rainals-Danner has an unerring eye for what it means to work with a dedicated team. Whether employees are close to burnout or enjoy and ease into their work means a 20-30 percent difference in productivity for these companies.


What is the best way for you to switch off?

In nature and with a “deadline-free” day. I try to structure my week according to the three G’s: Gain (where do I get energy from), Grow (how do I work on my growth); Give (how do I pass on my knowledge, my competence to others; how do I contribute to social development).

What was the last insight that changed your outlook on life?

Our mental models determine our lives – unconsciously. And it takes a “paradigm shift” to change our lives.

What talent is lying dormant in you?

I have a talent to inspire and excite people. As a speaker and publicist, I want to make more use of these talents. Implementing these talents are my next steps to a fulfilling life.

What do you always need to be reminded of?

Everything that has to do with structure and accuracy. I am a creative developer. After a lot of learning, I understood that the implementation someone else can do for me much better.

What made you happy this past week?

Many things have come to fruition with ease. I believe in Dharma – our destiny. And when we are in flow with our Dharma, things become easy. Wonderful opportunities arise, opportunities for collaboration
and other opportunities. Things that we would otherwise have to do with a great deal of effort succeed just because. I was very happy to be invited for this interview and to have the opportunity to publish my insights and passions every week in German and English via the TSD (Talk of San Diego).

“People to

More Lightweight

to help the company achieve its goals,

by giving their

true passion


Which magazine means pure relaxation for you?

Along with growing enthusiasm for “Glorious Me,” I still enjoy reading “Madame.” With all the articles, especially the recommendations for trips

Which three cosmetic products would you take with you to a desert island?

My La Mer cream, alternatively “Le Lift” by Chanel and always a nice lipstick.

Which perfume do you like the most at the moment?

Etro – Fair Minuit – very special: intuitive, personal, intense.

What should never be missing in your refrigerator?

Lemons, ginger, vegetables.

What food has impressed you most recently?

Moong Soup – Mungo beans with different vegetables. Tastes delicious, has protein, without meat. Very versatile

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What is your favorite sport?

Sailing to clear my head.

What sport do you do most often?

Walking. I can do that every day and it always fits into my daily schedule.

What is the last piece of clothing you bought to indulge yourself?

A coat from Hugo Boss. Chic, simple and yet special!

You are allowed to choose where you want to live. Which place do you choose?

Long Island in an oceanfront home.

What are your favorite websites?

What is your favorite app?

Soulvana: guided meditations

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