Orlando and a Farewell: a Short Tale About Being True to Yourself

Orlando, USA. A meeting with the top minds of my field. Through my efforts, I was not only allowed to attend such a meeting, but I was also scheduled to speak, for the very first time in English, for an international audience of experts. While I was eager for the chance to speak, after all, … Continue reading Orlando and a Farewell: a Short Tale About Being True to Yourself

From spontaneous to structured and back: a journey in public speaking

I'm in academia for ten years now. Many, many joyful, tearful and suckful experiences. Academia, for those that never got into it, it's a strange mixture of work, school and bar. You work a lot, learn a lot and drink and party a lot. As you would expect such an explosive mixture bear many gifts … Continue reading From spontaneous to structured and back: a journey in public speaking