About 996 and Jack Ma

I got to admit it. I am a workaholic. Not only did I work the last two years in a job with a 6-day-workweek with 10-12 hours daily, I also had a side-gig writing articles for a financial magazine, I was exercising four times a week for two hours straight, I was working on this … Continue reading About 996 and Jack Ma

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Career Advise for FIRE aspirants

I like to write sometimes about my work. First, because it is an exciting job, and second, because there are countless lessons I gathered on my path to the top. As some readers will already know, I am a General Manager in a hotel, currently in Thailand. Most recently I was able to secure a … Continue reading Career Advise for FIRE aspirants

Planning for the last job – ever

Following up on my new years' plans, I am now finalizing negotiations with my next employer. As my current work contract will expire by the end of April, I spent the last 2 months in trying to secure a new contract. Today, I succeeded. While I couldn't hit my self-imposed targets completely, the new job … Continue reading Planning for the last job – ever

Freelancing is the future – and so is investing

Many things have changed since I finished high school. Some for good. Some for bad. Some for... it's hard to tell yet. For example, my parents used to tell me that if I wanted to be successful, I had to finish high school, then graduate, and if I really wanted to become the best I … Continue reading Freelancing is the future – and so is investing

The dividend season is coming!

As the calendar has continued to roll into March, we are quickly approaching the dividend season in Germany. While most companies in the US pay out a dividend every 3 months, German companies do so only once a year. One could argue about which system is better or worse, but that's a topic for another … Continue reading The dividend season is coming!