Good advice versus bad advice

“The most significant advice I have gotten and always like to pass forward is that people should find mentors to learn from. When you find a passion and develop goals, you are best supported by learning with others. If your goal is difficult, it will continue to be difficult, but your path will be clearerContinue reading “Good advice versus bad advice”

As always: little time, much to learn!

Time flies and everybody has a common challenge: we have a lot to learn, but always little time! A simple matrix can be keen to decide on where to put your efforts: Combine time and utility, and you get a simple 2×2 matrix with four quadrants: High utility, low time-to-learn: learn it right now! HighContinue reading “As always: little time, much to learn!”

The importance of the German language in German-speaking Europe

Authors: Lucas Migray / Sandra Santos The countries in the German-speaking Europe (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) are known for the fact that their inhabitants have good English skills. In fact, as a tourist you can get well around speaking only English. But what about the world of work? Today’s post is based on the experienceContinue reading “The importance of the German language in German-speaking Europe”

Learn German for free with Deutsche Welle

There are many ways to learn a language nowadays. I know people who download apps and have a great experience with it. Others look for what is called in German “tandem” experiences (offering their language knowledge to another person and learning from him/her the other language as a conversation). There are really good face toContinue reading “Learn German for free with Deutsche Welle”