Dictator for Dummies checklist!

Post U.S. Election & inauguration tool; You were promised a drained swamp, a greater than the greatest great country, with lots of opportunities for all those great people. A fairytale, with low taxes and jobs for all. A country rising from the ashes like a Phoenix (let’s pretend we didn’t know that the arrows on…

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LeaderShip #WISTA2016

WISTA slightly amended the IMO slogan for 2016; Shipping {women} – indispensable to the {maritime} world. Sporting a slightly different delegate profile than your everyday maritime conference, WISTA AGM & International Conference 2016 gathered 300 female leaders from 33 countries for a 4-day conference onboard Holland America Lines’ M/V Koningdam for its’ maiden voyage in…

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Oslo Nights

The Oslo nights are starting to get cold, so it’s even more important to contribute to keep our city warm.  Switching from train to tram on my way back from Copenhagen tonight, a young girl sat outside the station, begging. I rarely give money, but she was hungry and so was I, so I fetched…

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Mini-League meets Ivy’ League

Have you ever felt way out of your comfort zone? Did you ever try challenging or sharing your input with someone who completely outweigh your own experience and competence? Presenting something to them that they know 20 times better than you? That’s scary! A mini league player entering Ivy League. Scary is good. Fear causes…

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The United States of Reality?

Scrolling through Twitter ignite a strange mix of feeling quite humored and scared shitless at the same time, as the U.S. presidential election seems to turn into a surrealistic and populistic reality show 😖 The gap between frustrated voters and the establishment expanded and took a turn for the worse as we (too) slowly started…

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Borderless Business; Languages Decrypted

Looks as this awesome piece of tech could arrive just in time for @norshipping next year! Would make the week even more fun – tearing down the walls of different languages – within European languages firstly…💡🇫🇷🇩🇪🇮🇹🇪🇸🇵🇹  Though I can make myself understood on “tourist” level in Russian, Spanish, Italian and squeeze out some phrases in…

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