The European Commission has decided Munich is Europe’s top technology hub. The judgement is delivered in the recently published Atlas of ICT Activity in Europe. The city region beat the two other tier-1-ranked regions – Inner London East and Paris – by a relatively small margin, however the highest number of ranked locations of any […]

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The Collaborative Economy Honeycomb

While on extended maternity leave, as an English-speaking new mum in Germany, I was pretty motivated to find the support network and things that I needed at an affordable price. I thrived on English books from Amazon, adding the German Hausfrau‘s extra shopping trip to discounters Aldi or Lidl, and bargain hunting for needed (OK, […]

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Putting the ‘working’ into networking

Business networking should be a way of life and not an emergency escape route when you’re looking for a new job – but why do so many people not realize this until it’s too late? One relatively easy first step is to prepare a simple, authentic LinkedIn profile and start to use it. Therein lies […]

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Will they still need you when you’re 64?

Are you over 60? Do you hope to live beyond 60? Do you have parents or grandparents that have lived beyond 60? If your answer to these questions is no, then this post will have no practical value to you. For everyone else, what is your game plan for an economically productive and satisfying life […]

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How much magic can communications do? Social media and company culture.

A while ago, I was commissioned with developing and implementing the first international website of a large, globally acting B2B company. Target groups: the company’s own international offices and its worldwide clients. After the website went live, the users were asked how they got along with it, what they liked and what they missed about […]

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