• Why Big Plans Fail
    Why Big Plans Fail

    And how you can do better than Kodak, Kohl and Communism.

  • Become a Chef
    "Monsieur Botcuse, can you hold my beer, s'il vous plaît?!"
    Become a Chef

    If your menu tastes like screws, it must have been the robo-cook.

  • Culture Crash
    Culture Crash

    In a globalized world, we get to know each other across borders and cultural limits. Often, however, we get in our own way and thus limit our options.

  • What’s Important in 2021
    What’s Important in 2021

    2020 will go down in history as a lost cause. What can you do to prevent yourself and your organization from meeting the same fate in 2021?

  • Whaling in Nebraska
    Whaling in Nebraska

    Or: How large should teams, companies and governments grow in order to function efficiently?

  • Do You Miss the Office?
    Do You Miss the Office?

    The bad news: Work won’t be the same once the pandemic recedes. The good news: Josh Bersin's The Big Reset Playbook (and a new online "Office Noise Generator") might help you to adapt and transform.

  • Language Barriers
    Language Barriers

    The maintenance of our greatest cultural achievement requires constant work on our skills. You have to decide which one it’s going to be: “Ick bin ein Berliner,” or rather, “Senk you for travelling viz Deutsche…

  • Heed the Villagers’ Warnings
    Heed the Villagers’ Warnings

    Bram Stokers Dracula Or: Puritan Meets Prince of Darkness

  • Glitz, Glamor and a Very Sad Man
    Glitz, Glamor and a Very Sad Man

    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby Or: How Not to Be Murdered by Your Mistress’s Husband’s Mistress’s Husband.

  • Deutsche Thoroughness
    Deutsche Thoroughness

    As a German who chose to live in the United States for a while, the first thing you miss is not the good old Schwarzbrot – it’s the art of engineering.