communication


Lonely together

You know you live in a crazy world when people prefer to have big conversations via texts, and small conversations when meeting face to face. But before we get all judgy, let’s take a minute and think: when was the last time we had a heart-to-heart conversation with someone without […]


What working with children can teach us about leadership

Working with people can be difficult. Those who have ever found themselves in a leadership position know that people can have different types of work ethic, different habits, different preferences or completely different reality perception. They might not respect deadlines, avoid work or start conflicts for reasons that elude your […]


Where to share your secret

Creating them, living with them, dying with them: Keeping secrets is hard. Especially in a transitory time where the sacral institution of religious confession undergoes steady erosion, while therapeutic confession has not yet been cured from the social stigma it carries. Artwork by Itsmi All those orphan stories that people host […]


The sound of listening

Have you ever experienced this feeling that you are talking and talking and nobody seems to understand what you say? If so, this article about why to listen may be interesting for you. A wall between us Our ability to communicate complex information between individuals makes us humans a special tribe on this […]


Getting Creative in Special Places with FORWARD Festival Vienna

At this year’s FORWARD Festival in Vienna (7.-9.April) the creative industries will get together to hang out, to inspire and talk to one another, share their ideas and to connect. We had a chat with founders Othmar Handl and Lukas Kauer about their concept and innovative ideas for the festival in its […]


How to spark communication in science

Our future Problem Solvers Scientists are a critical stepping stone in driving the future forward. They live among the main population group, solving global problems such as climate change, fighting global health dangers like Ebola and the Zika Virus and many other issues. They are (mostly) working for one common […]


The importance of getting lost – but it’s hard to lose your way

How did you land your dream job, discover your favourite musician, meet your significant other? Was it the result of an orchestrated, structured search process? Or was there at least a glimpse of something else involved – being at the right spot at the right time (and doing the right […]


Limits of Society

Throughout history, society has been influenced by a series of factors such as governmental and non-governmental bodies, their laws and rules, media, education, economic factors (GDP, poverty, unemployment) science, technology, globalization and many others. If the influence spread more or less globally, very often the consequences had to be dealt […]


I share, therefore I am…?

Almost a decade ago, sociologists, physiologists and technology experts were rushing into predicting the future of the Internet and online communication. And here we are, facing an unconscious need of taking a step back, seeing the bigger picture and checking whether their predictions were valid or not.