Is Growth Still Possible?

Is Growth Still Possible?

Are we still on track for growth in 2020? After a year of restructuring in 2018, and another one of consolidation in 2019, the WBII Board truly believed that 2020 – that beautifully dual swan-shaped, round and balanced number – would be our lucky year, for both the...

Danger & Decisiveness

Danger & Decisiveness

During the past several months, we probably have been speculating on questions such as: How will we ever come out of the Covid-19 crisis; when will the children be able to return to school; and, will I ever be able to resume my business, or see my family and friends...

Special thoughts and thanks from Charlene

Special thoughts and thanks from Charlene

Covid-19 Over the past month, we have all grasped firsthand, and likely for the first time, how suddenly and completely a pandemic virus can turn our lives inside out and upside down. Our hearts go out to those of you who may have become ill, and we hope that you are...

The first WBII online networking event, March 26th 2020

The first WBII online networking event, March 26th 2020

Why didn’t we do it sooner? 36 people joined our initiatives’s first online event. Yes, that’s right – 36! Even Colleen Reichrath-Smith was able to join a meeting despite her move to Limburg. These tricky times are teaching us all a new way of living, of working, of...

Reaching Out

Reaching Out

We are all currently finding ourselves in the midst of an extremely challenging global health crisis, where life as we knew it has dramatically changed. With schools and businesses shuttered, travel halted, meetings cancelled, and obliged to stay at home, we may all...

Entrepreneurship and EU Gender Equality

Entrepreneurship and EU Gender Equality

With International Women’s Day on March 8, I was planning to write an article related to that topic. Last Thursday evening, at 11.30 p.m., just as I was about to nod off, I checked my inbox one last time and found the announcement of the new EU Gender Equality...