Corporate Culture vs National Cultures: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

How do we incorporate cultural differences into a company’s corporate culture? How do we give everyone an equal opportunity to speak? I talk about a few tools on how companies can create a more inclusive #corporateculture.

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Different Cultures & Experiences – Traumatised, but Not Judgemental

My father’s experience with a different culture serves as a good moment to reflect and learn from. Especially if we are exposed to different cultures as we are working with diverse teams.

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Speaking A Language You’re Not A Native Speaker In? Here’s How To Get Feedback If You’re Doing it Right

Speaking a language you are not a native to requires much more than grammar and vocabulary. I share my reflections about my daughter’s experience teaching sailing classes in France.

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My new take on motivation

What if motivation was not an uncontrollable power that appears and disappears almost to its own liking? What if motivation was a reliable partner?

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Always giving your best versus taking part is everything

Recently I watched a children’s dance presentation at a local carnival event in Southern Germany. About 400 people had gathered in the town hall dressed in their favourite carnival costumes. First the kindergarten kids performed a song in a circular movement matching lines of their song with certain moves of hands and body. Later the…

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