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

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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

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?

The fight against abortion and birthcontrols by conservatives is merely a symptom.

In Ireland, it's a commonly known fact that birth control is rather hard to obtain and even chastised on. It's even worse if you need an abortion. If you have enough money, it's a short flight away and not a big deal, but especially if you're in the lower income brackets, this is a real … Continue reading The fight against abortion and birthcontrols by conservatives is merely a symptom.

Why BREXIT is the much needed lifeline for the EU

I feel like I have to place a disclaimer here because what I am going to write might be offensive to some. Also, in general, I tried to avoid political articles on this blog, so this will be a bit of a test as well. When the BREXIT vote went through, the result did not … Continue reading Why BREXIT is the much needed lifeline for the EU

Food – Eating in Ireland

Especially in Germany, there is still the strong rumor that food in Ireland would be extremely expensive. This seems to be mainly instigated by people who have been on vacation here during the Celtic Tiger or before. In short, it's not true and utter bolloggs. What is true however is that the average quality of … Continue reading Food – Eating in Ireland

Switching jobs in Ireland – Revenue issues.

Some may know I recently made a job move ( my 3rd switch ) in Ireland and as every time before I ran into issues with revenue here. It is usually easily sorted if you get to the point to sort it, that is. However, anyone you'll speak to here will either experienced himself issues … Continue reading Switching jobs in Ireland – Revenue issues.

Changing the World one byte at a time

So a few days ago at DocuSign, we celebrated the #newoffice in #Dublin with the monthly happy hour and had some cake. It's been some exciting and amazing six weeks since I started DocuSign and I met a lot of greatly inspired and inspiring  people here and in #Seattle at the #DiscoveringDocuSign and all that … Continue reading Changing the World one byte at a time

Irish pastime activities – Rallye

Moving to a foreign country and in this case, Ireland will leave you with the task to make new friends, and there is nothing easier than doing this via shared hobby. Yes, you can always go to the local pub for a nice pint or Irish coffee and if your lucky local life music, but … Continue reading Irish pastime activities – Rallye