Mittel zum Zweck. Means to an end.

I recall when learning German the phrase Mittel zum Zweck. Mittel means. Zweckpurpose or end. Until then I had only known the phrase “the end doesn’t justify the means.” I was fifteen years old when Richard Nixon resigned from the presidency. It was in early August of 1974. “The end doesn’t justify the means.” That was a commonly used … Read more

Business. Collaboration. Love. What?

Eric Ward on Unsplash Yes, this is about love. What does love have to do with business or cross-border collaboration or the influence of cultural differences? Everything. Here’s why: Work We spend most of our lives working. Forty, fifty, sixty hours a week. Over three, four, some folks five decades. The rest of the time … Read more