Why language and words matter in your daily life.

If you know me, you know I read a lot ( I also write a lot hence the blog). As someone who writes and reads and also speaks three languages fluently and has a basic understanding of several other ones, I notice a lot of people don't pay much attention to how they say things. … Continue reading Why language and words matter in your daily life.

The mythos of the neutral journalist and it’s Supermans and Spidermans fault

In many countries especially in the western world, there is at the moment a discussion about Fake news or Luegenpresse. Especially in those European countries in which we have state-funded media. In Ireland RTE, in the UK BBC, and Germany ARD, ZDF, and their derivates, a lot of people do not see any sense any … Continue reading The mythos of the neutral journalist and it’s Supermans and Spidermans fault

Learning and why a company should actively encourage and enable it for their employees

If you know me, you're probably aware that I'm a huge advocate for services like Linkedin Learning , Team Treehouse and the likes.  I do this besides my Job, my blogging, writing, foto and shortly vlogging endeavors. I do this at my own expense and in my own time. The reason doing this is manifold, there … Continue reading Learning and why a company should actively encourage and enable it for their employees

Why the printed press in Germany is dying – an example.

And here is an example of bad journalism without any research: http://www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/automarkt-suv-in-blech-gepresste-ruecksichtslosigkeit/20348982.html The article is nonsense to go no more. The subjective feeling of a need for security is important to people. T just discard that and then throw with stereotypes, is just disgusting, almost borderline racist and cliché. Usually, if a Journalist would disagree … Continue reading Why the printed press in Germany is dying – an example.

European independence movements are necessary and should be supported

If you follow me on Facebook, you'll know I'm a huge supporter of independence movements like the Scottish, Catalan, Flemish, Korsika, Northern Italy, Sicily and Basque ones (there are much more). And besides the briefed right of self-determination, backed by both the UN and EU charters, mind you. There are other reasons. Obvious ones are … Continue reading European independence movements are necessary and should be supported

The Inbetween – Chapter 2 first part

Laura woke up earlier than usual; she had decided she would not try to sneak out under the eyes of the hood. She put on her usual clothes, grabbed the bag she had packed up on the evening before. She would pick up her Backpack down at the river; there she had hidden it in … Continue reading The Inbetween – Chapter 2 first part

Digitalization of education in Germany

In the German media, due to education being an important theme and it being election time, it's again a topic discussed widely. Should and if so how and at what cost and benefits the German education system change and incorporate more digital media. Whoever is familiar with the German education system will know schools are … Continue reading Digitalization of education in Germany

Should you give your Team it’s own Brand?

The short answer will be "Hell, Yes!" Some will be surprised by my stand on this but let me give you a little bit of background: When I was working at LinkedIn, on the first day I joined my team on the floor, I was met with the sentence: “By the way, your Team is … Continue reading Should you give your Team it’s own Brand?

Selfmade Bruschetta (Vegan)

You will need: Ingredients: Some rustical white bread (Sourdough if you can get it) 1/2 Big white onion 30 ml Olive oil 10 ml Fresh lemon juice (half a lemon squeezed out is fine) 200g Small tomatoes. 1 Garlic toe Salt, pepper, Majoran, Oregano, Basil (fresh if you can get it)   Tools: Bowl Spoon … Continue reading Selfmade Bruschetta (Vegan)