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These Germans save the world – come help them

If you have followed the news about these Germans, you may have noticed that their image has changed over the last years. After being accused of suppressing Southern Europe with austerity politics, more recently reports about the open border policy regarding refugees have taken over the headlines. Almost every person I met abroad in the… Read more »

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Do you want to know the 5-S secret of the axis?

When people think about super organised countries, that also build nice cars, and that suck at fighting world wars, naturally one would think of Germany. But there is a little island far, far east that shares the mentioned characteristics: Japan! And because racism doesn’t belong to our core competences any longer (see this video), we… Read more »

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How To Set Up Your New, Super-efficient Workspace

If you followed our instructions so far, you are by now a qualified Ingenieur or Beamter and on your way to become the German model citizen. Congratulations! [INSERT STRONG HANDSHAKE HERE] When you arrive at your new office, we’re sure you will be assigned your own workspace in the flawless and efficient way you would… Read more »

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My favourite tool – Das Werkzeug

If you are looking for ways to organise things, then you might have already come across the book “Getting things done” by David Allen. In the book David suggests setting up an organisation tool or scheme that is easy to access and which you actually review regularly. I think this is a very helpful hint… Read more »