18 July

Summer time is reading time

Summer time is reading time

  This time last year I wrote about the benefits of reading for improving your English. These come on top of the sheer pleasure of reading, of course. I’d like to share just  a few of the books I’ve read over the past year which you might enjoy. Different books appeal to different people, of course. […]

16 July

The perfect alibi – Reading crime fiction

The perfect alibi – Reading crime fiction

“The door was the first thing. The door was open. The front door was never open …” Nicci French: The safe house Why is the door open? What’s going on here? What’s going to happen next? After the first two and a half sentences of the book my imagination is already racing and I’m hooked. […]

11 September

Recommended reading: The Culture Map

Are you puzzled why a presentation which went really well in Berlin, flopped in New York? Or are you unsure what the new international project group expects from you as the leader? When you have questions like these it’s good to know what is expected in different countries and how things are done. Being able […]