I've visited Kyiv numerous times, last time was in 2018. This is the third post in the series about my visits to Ukraine.
I visited the city Pripyat in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in June 2009 and my Scandinavian brain got a lecture on cultural understanding.
It's been a while since last time I was in Ukraine. The pandemic and the invasion have put plans to revisit on hold. I dug out some old pictures from my visits in Ukraine and in this series of posts, I will share some of my experiences from travelling in Ukraine, starting with Crimea. Crimean … Continue reading My visits to Ukraine: Crimea
This year I organised a gaming retreat in Tranås, Sweden. Games were played with lots of time to catch up on life in between.
One of the greatest misunderstanding of “Agile frameworks” is that you can choose which processes and tools to use and which to ignore. Well, it’s a free world and there is no universal process police so in a way it is correct, but then: Is it a good idea?
The key to any successful project I have worked on is to build the right system and to build it right. Sounds simple, right?
Every change begins with someone taking the first step. Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat. Greta Thurnberg showing up at the parliament, not school. Mathias Rust landing a plane on the Red Square. They become the catalyst for change, a symbol and an inspiration for thousands to follow. Russians have been brainwashed for … Continue reading Catalyst for change
So the Swedish election happened. Two clear losers and many bittersweet victories. With the final tallies done, it looks like SD — Sweden Democrats — will either become part of a government or supporting a government. So I guess we will find out what “lagom” means (one of SD’s election posters promised to make Sweden … Continue reading Let’s see what lagom means
Once in a while I come across a book, video or website that stays with me for a long time by providing a model or explanation that really resonates with me. For inspiration at the end of a long summer, here are three personal favourites. Each of these I have returned to and enjoyed years … Continue reading Food for thought
One of the differences between Denmark and Sweden is that in Sweden kids have a long summer break — nearly 10 weeks. Our kids quickly grew tired of summer time day care offered from school. Luckily both my wife and I have flexible work from home options and kids are old enough to take care … Continue reading Summer 2022