From managing events to facilitating ceremonies

Up until recently, my career has been a straight line. I studied ‘Trade Fair, Congress and Event Management’ in Ravensburg, Baden-Wuerttemberg at a Cooperative State University – the first higher education institution in Germany to integrate academic studies with workplace training. Following my studies, I went on to work in the events industry. I have […]

Scrum Can Help Your Projects Take Flight

With founders who began their careers as professional pilots, the history and culture of Leaseweb have close ties to the principles of Aviation. So when deciding on a development methodology, Scrum became the natural choice because it fits well with these principles. In Jeff Sutherland’s book Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in […]

Win a ticket to attend SHA2017

SHA2017 is a non profit outdoor Hacker camp taking place in the Netherlands on August 4 – 8, 2017. Yesterday they’ve reached the maximum amount of tickets and SHA2017 is sold out! About 3000 people are expected to join this year to participate in interesting projects, talks, and activities. You can find more information here. Are you interested […]

Throwback to My First 5 Months in Singapore

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself’” – Henry Ford Now that I have spent 5 months working and living in one of the most vibrant cities in the world, I thought it would be a good point to write a follow-up to my previous piece ‘’My Journey from the […]

Finding My Way to the Land of Windmills

I recently moved from South Africa to join Leaseweb as a Scrum Master. As expected, this was a big step filled with many challenges and sometimes overwhelming uncertainty. My journey started with the interview process. After two online interviews, I was invited for a face to face interview at the Leaseweb head office in the […]

From hosting to hosting

When I was younger, I had always envisioned a career in the hospitality industry: luxury hotels, fine dining, and amazing locations where I would be the host to welcome guests. Little did I know 6 years ago that ‘hosting’ could have a completely different meaning. After high school, I started my education with an MBO+ […]