This morning at my hotel in Geneva I had that on my TV screen. Visual traffic information for all the major suisse cities. I found that interesting as a the same time they were reading out general news. So it was using TV as radio which makes sense for morning TV I think, as it is … Continue reading Curious media usage
Inspired by a session on personal retrospectives from my colleague Johannes Thönes I wanted to share a methodology combining meditation and GTD I am experimenting with. I am currently trying to get into the habit of meditating regularly on busy days. I am currently working with 15 minutes of sitting still and focusing on my breathing. … Continue reading Personal Retros
Up until now social proof on the web for me was the thing I read in blogs about maybe consider it here and there in a work related way as a trend or a mechanism that can be helpful under certain circumstances. But always in a rational way and to be honest sometimes as something … Continue reading Social proof?
Is there anything new about lean? Or did we just forget some basics along the way? If I watched the dealers along the main street adapt and change every day to what was needed – watching there customers, asking them and adapting accordingly. Talking to the greengrocer I travelled with who sells to his b2b … Continue reading Moroccan observations III
Personal relationships as basis for business. A very common concept in the arab world. Already a cup of fresh orange juice is considered business. First day: I walk up to the stall, a hand full of words is exchanged – me ordering only orange juice no mix. I end up paying 10 dirham. Second day … Continue reading Moroccan observations II
The first thing that strikes me the air is full of smells. Freshly cooked broth from this one shop while walking down the main street in the morning. Nuts just roasted from the corner store. Burning corn sold at the street stalls. Further down the smell of the sea and fish just landed. Bread freshly … Continue reading Moroccan observations I
This map of Greenwich changes its orientation depending on where you are standing. If you are facing the Thames it is depicted at the top of the map. If you are approaching the map from the other side with the Thames in you back its orientation changes and the Thames appears at the bottom. … Continue reading Map UX in the real world – Greenwich