Your path

“If your path through life is not winding, it’s likely not very interesting.” I have no idea where I picked this one up, but the older I get, the more and more I realise how very true this statement is.

How I used to detest expense reporting and don’t any longer

I’ve spent a significant part of my life working as an auditor for Big 4 companies, first at Andersen, then at Deloitte, and finally, after a stint at IMS Health, I ended my Big 4 internal auditing career at KPMG. One of the realities of Big 4 work is expense reporting. And let’s be honest, … Continue reading How I used to detest expense reporting and don’t any longer

Using Trello as a personal productivity tool

I’ve been using Trello as a personal productivity tool for the past 4 months. Turns out, it actually performs much better than any other tool ever did. Or, rather, I function a lot better with Trello than with any other tool I ever tried. Why? Let’s find out! Prior tools Trello is not my first … Continue reading Using Trello as a personal productivity tool

What is a feasible commitment for a team?

During my time working as an internal auditor in development aid, one of the key challenges of the organisation I was working for was the management of a lot of projects ... about 200 concurrent ones. And one of the key discussions about those projects, which were quite often - remember, development aid - implemented … Continue reading What is a feasible commitment for a team?

How the hospitality model saves the goose as well as its golden eggs

Contrary to some traditional pricing models where the party bringing in the traffic invoices initial traffic at a high price, decreasing as the volume mounts, hospitality pricing models have found an equilibrium in that they succeed in balancing the pressure to sell by the hotel chain - bringing in the traffic - with the pressure … Continue reading How the hospitality model saves the goose as well as its golden eggs