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
Although my first contact with Working Out Loud (WOL) was a couple of years back, there is one situation from my coaching with John Stepper which sticks to my mind. It is kind of imprinted in my brain. I had just discovered my new interest in corporate history and I had a very simple task: … Continue reading How Working Out Loud made me hit the “send” button
The bags are not packed yet, but it is only for a weekend, that's done in a minute. Tomorrow, I'll be heading to Sweden - to Halmstad to be exact. I will attend the Släktforskardagarna 2017. Which is the Swedish Genealogy fair. Taking the plane to Gothenburg and from there the train to Halmstad. I … Continue reading On my way to Sweden! Släktforskardagarna 2017
Okay, my fellow RootsTechers and Rootstechettes, you asked for it 🙂 For three days back in February I listened to the complaints that there is not enough German data in the reference pool and was I almost "forced" to take a DNA test. Well, not forced.. I was all in for this kind of experiment. Always … Continue reading Ha! I’m Irish!
Sitting in the train home at 6.45am and seeing THIS email message!! Great, now I have to fight the urge of clicking the "see my results" button. But I will NOT do this on the train. I want to have time, peace and quiet to go through it. 🙂