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”

Skills needed in a post pandemic world

Data literacy: be able to evaluate data and extract value out of it. Critical thinking: be able to find valuable and trustworthy information. Technology savvy: keep track to new technologies to be able to use them as needed. Adaptability and flexibility: always be ready to learn and change things if necessary. Creativity: be ready toContinue reading “Skills needed in a post pandemic world”

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”

The Rules for Sticking to a Habit

There are a set of rules to follow if you want to actually stick to new habits. Now, you can ignore these rules, as most people do, and increase your likelihood of failure. Or you can try the rules, and see if they work for you (each person is different, so you have to figureContinue reading “The Rules for Sticking to a Habit”