Drop your pants

I had to look up the phrase ‘drop your pants’ to make sure that it does have the same meaning as it does in German. I don’t think it does, so let me explain. In German ‘dropping your pants’ means something akin to showing your hand (in a card game). Lay it all out for...

Become part of the group

My wife gave birth to our daughter a couple of months ago and I took some weeks off of work in order to focus on my family. It was a few weeks full of slowing down and coming to terms with the new situation: there’s now a baby in our lives which we have to...

You are not alone

I recently held a talk at my company covering stress management (which I‘ve also outlined in my last post). One piece of feedback I‘ve got from a lot of the attendees was something along the lines of: Wow, I didn‘t know that other people are also struggling with this. One of the managers opened up...