• Speaking = sponsoring

    March 12th, 2014

    Following Remy Sharp’s excellent You’re paying to speak post about conferences not paying speakers I thought it might be interesting to share some of my experiences. I’ve been on the road now for almost three years constantly presenting at conferences, running workshops, giving brownbags and the like. I am also part of the group in […]

    Translating marketing texts for speaking – an experiment

    March 6th, 2014

    As part of the workweek I am currently at I set a goal to give a brownbag on “writing for speaking”. The reasons is that some of the training materials for the Mobile World Congress I recorded were great marketing/press materials but quite a pain to speak into a camera reading them from a teleprompter. […]

    Too easy – didn’t learn – my keynote at jQuery Europe 2014

    March 2nd, 2014

    Update: The full video of my talk is now available: I am right now on the plane back to England after my quick stint at Vienna giving the keynote at jQuery Europe 2014. True to my ongoing task to challenge myself as a speaker (and as announced here before) I made a bit of a […]

    How I save money when traveling for work (San Francisco/Valley/US)

    February 16th, 2014

    As we are currently re-evaluating our travel costs I thought it a good idea to share my travel tricks. Here are some of my “hacks” how to save money when traveling whilst adding status points and having a good time. I did 39 business trips worldwide last year and 42 the year before. I am […]