The most important conference of the year – and things that are even more important…

The most important conference of the year – and things that are even more important…

KMWorld (Knowledge Management World) and ESDDC (Enterprise Search and Discovery) are two conferences co-hosted the same week, same location in Washington DC every year. Without any doubt, this is the most important professional event of every year: all the thought leaders are there, and it is always a great opportunity to see fellow colleagues, partners,…

Embrace the sunset

Embrace the sunset

When you run a business, lead a professional community, are a mother of three, and juggle with a thousand other things in your life – sometimes it’s super hard to do things that fill you with energy. You know it would be great to read a few chapters. To drink a cup of coffee/tea slowly. To walk.…

Sunflowers and hot showers

Sunflowers and hot showers

About a month ago I was in Manila for work, and also had a weekend for sightseeing there. While it was a great, shocking, and eye-opening experience, in some ways it also reminded me of my own childhood. Our situation back then was not as bad as some places I saw in Manila, but still……

300 Days

300 Days

It was March 4, 2020, when my almost empty flight from Copenhagen, Denmark landed in Budapest, Hungary. The pandemic already had been around us, and already had impacted my travel plans for the rest of March and April — but I had no idea the magnitude of its impact on our lives in the following…

I made a mistake…

I made a mistake…

Cover photo: Walking around in Singapore between workshop days — Did several workshops there in Jan and Feb I made a mistake recently. Yes, I did: over-committed. I did more workshops in the first three months than I did the previous six months in total. Traveled for 31 days in the first 80 days of…

Work-life balance?!

Work-life balance?!

Wednesday morning. Wake up at 3:30am to catch my flight at 6am. Work in Antwerp and Brussels Wed and Thu. Thursday evening, two conferences and several meetings later: let’s go home! Massive flight delay on the way back, due to thunderstorms above Europe. Landing at BUD at 1am then driving home. Almost 3am when I…

Expect the unexpected

Expect the unexpected

As a mother of three, unexpected things are constantly part of our lives. Someone gets sick. Something is needed for the school — the very next day. Something gets lost. You name it. The only way I’ve found to work for us is to expect these unexpected things. Of course, I don’t mean to worry…

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