The Society of Friends of the Fine Arts Vienna

Vienna: The City of Fine Arts.  When viewing exhibitions at three of Vienna’s most renowned museums – The Academy of Fine Arts, The Museum of Modern Art and the Albertina – it’s likely you are viewing an artwork acquired for that museum by the Society of Friends of the Fine Arts Vienna.  Since 1980, this unique charitableContinue reading The Society of Friends of the Fine Arts Vienna

Music & More in Bosnia and Herzegovina

South-Eastern Europe is one of the few remaining areas of Europe yet to be inundated by commercial tourism, but it probably won’t be that way for much longer.  One city in particular – Trebinje – is sure to start figuring into everybody’s travel plans.  Tatjana Rankovich, a New York-based pianist, discovered Trebinje when she was looking forContinue reading Music & More in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Amelie Kreiter: Who needs Intercultural Business Training? 

In many parts of our world, everyone wears jeans, sends the same emojis 🙂 and spends way too much time staring at smartphones; today, globalization makes it seem that the world is coalescing around a single cultural perspective and that those who don’t share that perspective simply haven’t caught up. Yet a “prost” in MunichContinue reading Amelie Kreiter: Who needs Intercultural Business Training? 

The Psychological Safety Playbook: Lead More Powerfully by Being More Human

In the late 1990s, a sticker provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (acronym OSHA) could be read on the backs of cars in the United States. The sticker confronted its reader with propositional logic: “If you don’t know what OSHA means, you’re in trouble.”  Today you may hear less about physical workplace safety (andContinue reading The Psychological Safety Playbook: Lead More Powerfully by Being More Human

The Infinite City: Utopian Dreams on the Streets of London

Are cities filthy, dangerous places; the cesspools of immorality, where the rich trample on the dreams of the poor, where the poor steal whatever they can from the rich and animals and nature are wantonly desecrated?   Or, are cities the hallowed ground on which the divine promise of humanity slowly reveals itself; where communities based onContinue reading The Infinite City: Utopian Dreams on the Streets of London