In part 1 of of the money series ‘’ we talked about the fact that money functions through the process of projection. We project parts of our identity onto money: everything that we think we are, and everything that we think we are not, or…


A hand drawn illustration (by Nadjeschda) of the world circled by banknotes with the text ‘Money makes the world go round’

Money is a projection screen

Even if it often appears otherwise in everyday life, money is only one thing: a medium — physical or virtual — on to which we project, as if onto a neutral screen, our fantasies, desires, and insecurities. You may think this is a bold statement, given that you know for…


Today, our got hacked and all participants where exposed to horrifying images of child pornography. I don’t need to tell you how awful this was for everyone on the call.

As you can imagine, a few people disconnected in shock, just to protect themselves from what they were…


The outbreak of Covid-19 has clearly turned all our lives upside down. Most of us have come to terms with the new situation, but the quarantine requirements are not pleasant for anyone.

We hear from many clients that they feel lost somewhere in the tension between overwhelm and boredom. The…


Organisations worldwide are rightfully alarmed about the threat that the Covid-19 outbreak poses to their own staff. Education and training courses are being cancelled and home office options are being introduced wherever possible. Trainings, conferences and large group events, not even to speak of comprehensive culture transformations, are postponed indefinitely.


At the age of sixteen I met God for the first time. As a child of left-wing intellectual and atheist parents, this was a memorable event in my world. Admittedly, this experience was triggered by a small dose of ‘Magic Mushrooms’ I had consumed during a camping trip with friends…


Let me tell you about my friend Otto. He is a white Spitz belonging to friends of ours who converted an old castle in the countryside into a small hotel. Otto looks like a canine top-model; his long legs and perfect white fluffy fur make for a distinctly regal appearance…


I recently had a small bite to eat in a restaurant in London. Having travelled in the US extensively, I have gotten used to tipping religiously and always get confused about different tipping rules in other countries. As the waiter charged my credit card, I told him to add two…


According to a Jewish wisdom folktale, King Salomon once lost a chess game to his most trusted advisor, Benaiah Ben Yehoyada. Being a bit of a sore loser, King Salomon decides to teach Benaiah a humbling lesson by assigning him an impossible task: to find him a ring, which has…


We have all heard the term stream of thought. If we take this metaphor verbatim this stream of thought represents our capacity to think. …

Nadjeschda Taranczewski

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