This Wednesday, 8th March, is the anniversary of the International Women’s Day. Time to take stock of what has been achieved in the meantime (or not) in the press. CEOs of large corporations tell about their programs for the promotion of women, about “signs of hope”, and about the goals they will set for themselves once again. A short
Juliane Kästner: Everything is subject to the life cycle of upward trend, peak and downward trend: humans, institutions, companies, empires and even democracy, says philosopher Charles Handy in „The Second Curve – Thoughts on Reinventing Society“.
To escape the downward trend, a […]
“Germans, living in Switzerland, do not feel comfortable and find it difficult to integrate”, my parents read to me on this recurring topic from a corresponding article just recently. I myself am a German. And I do not agree.
Granted. I am living more than 26 years in Switzerland, first in the Canton of Solothurn, then in St. Gallen, Zurich, Basel, […]
In the preceding years I have been witnessing a growing change among my friends and acquaintances. Some quit their engagement as an employee to found a startup. Others have become more and more dissatisfied in their jobs, thirsty for a working environment of self-determination, appreciation and room for innovation.
I have noticed not only an increasing need […]
Dan Ariely – professor for psychology and behavior economics at the Duke University – is asking the right questions and finds out, that various gaps exist in the equality or egality of us human beings within our society:
- a knowledge gap to the effective wealth distribution,
- a gap, as human beings wish the distribution […]
“… And I want to interact with people, I really enjoy interacting. So I try something to offer. I try to be entertaining or interesting. So people will listen to me and take in what I am saying. There is so much information that goes to waste, because it is just so boring.”
Shabana Basij-Rasikh: “Behind most who succeed is a father who recognizes that her success is his success.”
A story of courage, to be oneself and to remain true to one’s principles – despite all consequences.