July 30, 2019

After 14 years in New Zealand, the US and a brief time in Singapore, I decided to move back to Germany last month.

To say it has been a small undertaking, would be a lie. For the past nine months, I have been contemplating first the decision itself and then all the impact and possible challenges it m...

January 3, 2019

Not sure how anyone else feels, but it keeps hitting me more and more that some words in our language simply add zero value. On the contrary, they tend to over time undermine our sense of joy and empowerment.

Take a wild guess, please, which words I might be thinking of. Alternatively, what if you co...

April 27, 2018

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure and privilege of joining the WorkHuman Conference in Austin, Texas. It was probably the most uplifting and inspiring large-group experience in my professional life. The interesting thing is that I had never heard of it before and the only reason I found out abo...

December 22, 2017

A few days ago, when I flew home to Germany for Christmas, I was on a Lufthansa flight from L.A. to Munich. The flight itself was luckily rather uneventful and I was getting very excited to see my family and friends all over Germany over the next few weeks. Especially, since I now live in New Zealan...

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