Die besten deutschen Podcasts um deinen Horizont zu erweitern

Was ist ein Podcast und braucht man so etwas überhaupt? Viele Jahre habe ich Podcasts auf Englisch gehört. Die deutschen Podcasts bzw. deutschsprachigen Podcasts waren qualitativ einfach nicht sehr hochwertig. Meiner Meinung nach hat sich das in den letzten Jahren massiv geändert. Es gibt mittlerweile ein tolle Auswahl an deutschen Podcasts. Abhängig von den Themenfeldern macht es Sinn zwischen internationalen Podcasts und deutschsprachigen Podcasts zu wählen. Podcasts in der...

Language learning to better understand the world

At some point in my life, I want to be able to communicate in at least 4 languages. Even though I currently do not put emphasis on learning languages I know that the time will come again. A few months ago I learned some phrases in Indonesian. It once again showed me how important it is to be able to communicate without technology. Google Translate and some other offline...

Start a business and start cooperating instead of working for a business

I come from a working-class family and grew up in a very small village of a country I sometimes perceive a bit conservative. My wife is from Russia and comes from a small city - as they call it - with a population of 1.2 million people. Her dad is a businessman. Coming from a different culture and a very different family makes our brains wired quite differently when...

Limiting beliefs others taught me at first and I proved wrong at last

Recently, I thought of all the languages I studied in life and came across in my travels. It made me think of the first contact with a foreign language in school. My memories to language learning are not the best. Now, I realized that this is partly because of limiting beliefs others put on me at first. Speaking another language or even several languages was one of the many...

Why did I register for himarkus.com?

The website you are on right now was the first site I created in many years. Back in the old days, I used WordPress already. I also used Joomla, Magento, Typo3, and dinosaurs like Macromedia Dreamweaver and Microsoft FrontPage to work on websites. I remember how I designed a layout myself in Adobe Photoshop and sliced it into little pieces to put it together again and build a website....

Have you ever heard of “The Mom Test”?

There are two ways to sell your product or service. Either there is a market available and you study that market, or you create a market. Usually, this comes with extensive market research. "The Mom Test" points out two essential things. First, avoid working on a project that did not run through any validation by the market. Second, do your market research but do not get lost in it.

How to set up a remote-friendly culture in your organization?

Remote work is on the rise. All the numbers go up and show the continuous rise of employed people who work remotely. Statistics throw out quite different numbers but the message is clear. Remote work came to stay. There are just too many advantages in the remote workforce and everything it brings with it, it simply cannot be ignored. While employers get access to more talents and save tons...