In a fast-moving world, where everything must be quick, efficient and cheap, we are used to do different things at the same time, communicating to different people in different channels about different topics and trying to concentrate on many things at the same time. We try to be omnipresent in order to not missing out […]Weiterlesen von "Focus is the new IQ"
… is, nobody can take it away from you. Several years ago, I realized something about myself: I am highly motivated, when I can learn something new. It energizes me to do something I never did before and I don’t yet have the skills to do. It’s not only the result that challenges me. But […]Weiterlesen von "The beautiful thing about learning …"
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. *
When I observe my two-year-old daughter, it happened to her several times a day that …Weiterlesen von "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, …"
… of new opportunities in the morning! It’s a new morning and it’s great to wake up and know: It’s up to me how I use this brand new day. Ok, sure! We all have a lot of obligations that keep us busy and make us thinking our life is remote controlled. But when you […]Weiterlesen von "I love the smell …"
The making of a chronometer detent is just one but an importent tasks of a chronometer maker. Marine Chronometer GUB Glashuette from 1957 There are many good watchmakter out there. The speciece of chronometer maker nowadays is very rare. But some of the old masters fortunately wrote down there knowledge to pass it on to […]Weiterlesen von "The Making of a Chronometer detent"
Truth is very precious, right? If you found something true, keep it, protect it! But being thrifty or frugal with truth would lead me to lie most of the time. That brings me to a dilemma: Should I rather keep something or being generous with it? Should I keep the truth that I found or […]Weiterlesen von "Truth and Time"
Steffen Cornehl repairs and restores antique mechanical watches for more than 20 years now. Big historical watches in museums in St. Petersburg and small disctintive pocket watches and wrist watches, that are very dear to their owners. As a watchmaker Steffen is fascinated by the old masters in watchmaking and how they have perfected their […]Weiterlesen von "Crazy about time"
There exist many quotes about time when you search for it. But the best I heard recently is: “Time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once. Space is what prevents everything from happening to me.” ² Imaging, all things in your life would happen at once. How many years do you have on […]Weiterlesen von "What is time? – a watchmakers view …"
Working as an independent watchmaker does not mean being independent from everything, even from time and space. But it means being independent from the big ones who rule the market. It means to free yourself a bit and take the time and space to dream. And to start putting these dreams into action. One little […]Weiterlesen von "What drives an independent watchmaker?"
It’s a new start. It’s a new year. It’s a new day. It’s a new chance. May be 50 percent of your new year’s resolution you gave up already. Or you did not even have some this year. Don’t worry! You don’t need a new year to start again. Often, it’s not the future we […]Weiterlesen von "When was the last time you did something for the first time?"