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    Whaling in Nebraska

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

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    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.

  • Evolution Has a Thing for Wackos
    Evolution Has a Thing for Wackos

    Why people prefer conspiracy theories and mystical tales to rational science.

  • Denmark Ranked Least Happy Country (in 1603)
    Denmark Ranked Least Happy Country (in 1603)

    William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet Or: Why Revenging Your Dead Father Could Damage Your Health

  • How to Find Oneself
    How to Find Oneself

    During a pandemic. At the age of 50. And without going on a pilgrimage through northern Spain.

  • “As a Manager, How Can I Learn a ‘Hands Off’ Approach?”
    “As a Manager, How Can I Learn a ‘Hands Off’ Approach?”

    (without having my anxiety go through the roof in the process).