The Revival of the Handwritten Love Letter

The handwritten letter is romantic, poetic and sensual. It’s more permanent, purposeful, engaging, reflective, thoughtful, individualized and requires and more effort than a cold electronic email message. In many ways, emails, texting and instant messaging have brought back some of … r

The Innerer Schweinehund – Protect your Lifetime

A Dangerous Parasite There is an underestimated yet amazingly dangerous parasite around. Here in Germany, we call it “Innerer Schweinehund” [ˈɪnərrɐ ˈʃvaɪ̯nhʊnt]. People all over the world are infected, some of them know it, but most of them do not. … r

The Smartphone Effect (And Why We’re All Addicted)

Most of us know the tug of a new SMS message or a notification from Facebook which comes with the ever-present smartphone.  But most of us don’t know – until it’s taken away – how powerful that tug really is.  … r

9 Tips on How to Overcome Fear of Public Speaking for Introverts

Most people are afraid of public speaking, but when you’re shy or introverted giving a speech or presentation can seem even more daunting. Here are some tips on how to conquer public speaking fear and give a great speech, whether … r

9 Ways to Shine in Meetings as an Introvert

There are lots of times when being an introvert can be good for your career, but meetings are rarely your chance to shine. More naturally extroverted colleagues tend to hog the limelight and you are left cursing yourself for not … r

11 Tips Presentation Anxiety Doesn’t Stand A Chance Against

It’s not just you. Presentation anxiety is a common feeling that comes from fear of public speaking, one of Americans’ most common fears. It’s important to understand how to reduce and control these feelings before a presentation so your hard … r