15-Minute Catch-up Call
11/10/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
15-minute catch-up call – sender: my manager. When this invite appeared on my phone over breakfast, an uneasy feeling washed over me. My wife hit the nail on the head:...
01/10/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
He leaned back, stretched out while looking at his watch, and yawned as if he had been binge-watching on the sofa all night… during my job interview. An Italian recruiter...
15/09/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
The weather is wonderful. The sun is shining. Temperatures are climbing above 15 °C. The chiffchaff is already twittering lustily… yet he cannot enjoy it! He just stared out of...
01/09/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
The sheep’s head had just been cooked and was being carved. A snotty pile of something was draped onto my saucer and handed to me with a friendly nod. It...
15/08/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
D’you know what? I’ll be self-employed again! I am taking on interim jobs. Start-to-finish projects. Freedom and adventure. And earning a respectable crust, of course! Specialists in the profession indicated...
01/08/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
Specialists in the profession indicated that with my background and experience, I could easily charge €200 per hour as a freelancer. Were they right? Certainly! But only if all the...
15/07/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
Did you wash your hands? This comment was meant to position himself above me straight away. Very uncomfortable. Especially because he withdrew his hand as I held mine out. We...
01/07/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
Could I give a presentation, please. On Change Management. To the global Salesforce. Just as we had turned the entire Sales organisation upside down. “Yes of course!” was my reply....
15/06/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
I was 9 years old. I had managed to write a little piece of software on our Sharp MZ-800 that allowed me to make a little man walk across the...
15/05/22 - Reading time: < 1 minuut
Father and son are involved in a terrible car accident. The father dies instantly and the son is in critical condition. The son is rushed to hospital and prepared for...