About the State of the World – 3 Books to Inspire You

1. Corporations take over the power, the climate goes to hell “Secretively, but right in front of our eyes, the balance of power has shifted in our society so much that democracy, the market economy, our autonomy and our freedom is threatened. We as citizens must fight back.” I came across Thilo Bode, who was […]

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Successful Teams need Good Leadership

“The only meaningful measure for a leader is whether the team succeeds or fails. For all the definitions, descriptions, and characterizations of leaders, there are only two that matter: effective and ineffective. Effective leader lead successful teams that accomplish their mission and win. Ineffective leaders do not.” (1) It’s pretty clear what the highly-decorated American […]

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Could students get politicians to finally start treating climate change as a crisis?

“You are not mature enough to tell it like it is,” she [Greta Thunberg]said at the COP24 summit, which ended late Saturday night after two weeks of tense negotiations. “Even that burden you leave to us children. But I don’t care about being popular. I care about climate justice and the living planet.” (CNN) In […]

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The Cities will be Filled with Bicycles

City growth is the norm. Despite fiber-optic networks and 5G, people are moving away from the countryside and in to the city, while the residents left in the small town and villages get older and older. The young people leave, the old people stay. Japan, a country with population development similar to Germany, already has […]

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I treat my child as if they were my friend

Maybe you’ve seen this: Small children resist when they should sit quietly while eating, should eat what their parents serve them and then also pretend as if they like it. They react with crying, frustration and temper tantrums. Shaking their heads, parents ask their friends and acquaintances what can be done. The child is simply […]

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