Exciting times. Society in change, and technologically we live in a highly fascinating time. Me too, am in change. After a wonderful decade at MathWorks it is time to move on. I am looking for a new professional challenge.Read more
You are travelling on business, to a congress, conference, meeting? Short trips job-wise? These days in one place, next day in another? You want—you must—stay healthy during the business trips? In the past you regularly fells sick during or after a journey with a cold or some other infect? Then this post is for you. […]Read more
Everybody knows these meetings: Dear team, today we will solve problem X. For this, we will start with a brainstorming. Who’s got an idea?
You all have been in that brainstorming meeting. Me too. And I confess: I have run such meetings. You too?
It does not work.
Every year, Easter Sunday lies in a different week. But which one?
The answer is as simple as profound: Determine “the Sunday following the paschal full moon, the full moon.”
This can be calculated thanks to Carl Friedrich Gauß.
My means of calculation is MATLAB, therefore here the calculation of Easter Sunday according to the refined Gauß method as MATLAB Code.
When you are presenting to an audience, you also want to make them think, don’t you? How do you aim to facilitate that with seventy words on a single PowerPoint slide? Your presentation slides probably are too crammed.
What you may need is visual silence.Read more
How do you lead a meaningful, joyful conversation with a client?
How do you find the right things to speak about, so that a voluntary conversation feels like a win-win?
If you are speaking with customers of all sorts, then this article is for you.
It is vacation time. You are looking forward to some days off , and therefore want to cancel appointments in Outlook that either you scheduled or accepted. This takes time even if you are quick with keyboards, because for each appointment you need some mouse clicks and to enter the cancellation message. Remedy is brought by a VBA script, taking over this annoying task.Read more
I think—well executed—the performance review process and the employee conversation can have a beauty and a profound positive impact. Actually, I see performance review conversations and the process leading to them as my prime service to my team and company.Read more
A bit more know-how on how to handle email in Outlook, like grouping conversation threads, makes the day more relaxed. If you fear the end of your summer vacation because of emails, read on.Read more