As I get older, mortality and life expectancy have become more significant to me. Recently, I came across a graphic that resonated deeply with me, highlighting that in 2011, four-fifths of the population could expect to live beyond 73 years and every second person survived up to the age of 84. While these are positive … More Memento Mori: Reflections on Mortality and Making the Most of Life
What a start in 2019 with reflecting 2018. I evolved my way of journaling the last 3 years a lot and this year with a 12+ hours reflection of 2018. I had some one-on-ones since then about the output and findings trying to become a better version of me. One of my main drivers is … More Retrospective 2018 – about Learning and Journaling
Vacation is a great time. I love traveling and experiences with other cultures as all this comes with a huge enrichment out of my daily work and life. Walt Disney As Disneyland might sound trashy or childish to some readers, it is absolutely worth a trip, especially to have a look behind the scenes and … More About Imagineering, Completion and Professionalism – while not sharing everything you know
After one week without my washing machine, I finally repaired it on Saturday. Because of this journey, I’ve decided to write an off-topic post about it. It was tremendously easy to repair it and I’d like to avoid early replacements of washing machines, due to uneconomical decisions. Model: Miele Prisma W850 Manufactured: 10.08.2000 The problem: … More Miele Prisma W850 repaired – no need to buy a new washing machine now
This week I’ve read a post from Vala Afshar that remind me again of good behaviors for a culture change: how can I help? what do you think? your work matters I trust you and our team I appreciate your commitment thank you for working hard I was wrong, I am sorry your career path is … More Be a good example. Treat others like you’d like to be treated. Be kind.
Since the last presentation at the German developer day in Frankfurt, I shared some learnings about having a common understanding for agile transitions. This lead me to the idea to write down an overview and understanding of the role of product owners. I’ve read so much and work so long in this role, that the … More The Product Owner Overview as an Ultimative Mindmap
This year I’m very thankful about new learnings and deepen existing ones. Due to the fact of working in a new job I gained some enrichments which I’d like to write down and share my experiences. Some of them might be obvious and well known to you, I like them to reframe attitude. Try to … More Twenty Thoughts For 2018 And Beyond
This week I had several discussions and hypothesis about German tech culture and pioneering, which make me to write them down on my Sunday thoughts for further discussion. Those thoughts are around now for many years now and is nothing really new. Why German tech companies need a change? The scale of tech winners by @BenedictEvans … More Seven Hypothesis of German Tech Culture and Challenging the Status Quo
Earlier this week we had the pleasure to present the latest changes to the new customer user experience realization and plans of smarthome at #InnoDay17 @DeutscheTelekom in Bonn. Today booth babes at #InnoDay17 with #smarthome pic.twitter.com/GNTmXfc7cT — @Virtual_Patrick (@Virtual_Patrick) November 21, 2017 We presented the overall product portfolio too, as well as our European partners as … More #SmartHome #InnoDay17 @DeutscheTelekom
Google, Amazon and Apple are fighting really hard this year for their markets, exciting times for customers as new gadgets arrive before christmas season starts. Google hardware product launches Google yesterday announced major product updates within their hardware section: Pixel 2 Google Home Mini Pixelbook Pixel Buds Google Clips Google Assistant Check out the video: Amazon … More #Google answers on #Amazon and #Apple – where’s #Microsoft?