No worries, I will not start the "looking back and ahead" series which you can read on almost every blog these days. No, I have one specific area where I want to make some changes for 2018. My event and travel planning! You might have seen it on twitter and Instagram. I am on tour … Continue reading What will be different in 2018
Place: Berlin - TIPI am Kanzleramt Time: Friday, November 24, 2017 - around 10.30 pm The host on stage spoke the magic words (translated from German) "Interestingly, the award this year for employee engagement and collaboration goes to [dramatic pause] ... Audi, BMW, Bo..." The rest of what he said couldn't be heard anymore as … Continue reading Co-Creation is the key – sometimes you even get awarded
It all started on October 31, 2017 - it was 8.15 in the morning and the phone rang. I saw a Frankfurt, Germany city code and didn't think of anything when I answered the phone. The moment I said "Barbara Schmidt" a woman greeted me in English, started talking and didn't stop. I have to … Continue reading How to loose a loyal customer
Are you looking for your ancestors emigrating from the Rhineland area in the 19th century? If yes, I have a great find for you. The state archive Northrhine-Westphalia has published an index of emigrants from that area. The index contains data from the following places: District councils of Aachen, Düsseldorf and Cologne police headquarters of … Continue reading Looking for emigrants from the Rhineland?
I just found a great crowdsourcing project via the blog of the Archives of the Protestant Churches in the Rhineland. http://blog.archiv.ekir.de/ The project is called "Kirchen im Web" - translated "churches online" and is a collection of online presences of churches in German speaking areas: catholic, protestants and others. - Find the project here: http://kirchen-im-web.de/ Unfortunately, the site is available … Continue reading Looking for churches in Germany and German speaking areas online?