My Rauhnächte Reflections

Merry Christmas!

As the year draws to a close, I hope you’re looking forward to a break and also some time around children, who seem to imbue this season with its own magic.In Germany, the 12 days of Christmas coincide with the Rauhnächte, a time traditionally for driving out spirits and engaging in prophecy. While I’m not suggesting you …

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How to Give Feedback

How to Give Feedback

Giving feedback is a lot more challenging in practice than it seems. It requires attitude, timing and technique. Let’s look at attitude first: What’s the purpose in giving someone feedback? To let off steam? Then, I button my lips. To put someone down? Button lips. To appear knowing? Lips. If I am interested in improving …

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