On the Complex Relationship between Meditation and Productivity

With the great Black Friday deals at Amazon and other bookstores around it is now time to order the most inspiring books on your bucket list by the holidays. I am very much looking forward to having the time to catch up on reading. My most recent purchases for this upcoming holiday season include books on … Continue reading On the Complex Relationship between Meditation and Productivity

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DYDJ and Stepping Out on an Adventure

These last two months have just flown by! And what an intense period of 8 weeks it has been! So the big news is this. I will be opening a small marketing and service design agency, Steps Helsinki, in central Helsinki, on 4.11.2016. My main business idea is to promote strategic service design for the … Continue reading DYDJ and Stepping Out on an Adventure

Habitare and Art Helsinki 2016

Habitare proved to be a very interesting fair event once again this year – although most of the attending companies seemed to have chosen not to push the limits with their displays of design. The international friend and commentator of this year’s Habitare event was Alice Rawsthorn, who writes about design in the New York … Continue reading Habitare and Art Helsinki 2016

The Helsinki Design Week and Other Recent Events

This year, the Helsinki Design Week takes place from 1st of September to 11th of September. So this week I am very busy indeed, attending numerous design-related events. This year's theme for the event is "Better". Habitare, the most extensive annual design event is taking place in the Messukeskus Convention Center, and I have been invited … Continue reading The Helsinki Design Week and Other Recent Events

Tips for Marketing to Millennials

Millennials, most commonly defined as individuals born between 1980 and 2000, essentially aspire to be trendsetters, trailblazers and nonconformists. However, there are a couple of things this generation of individualists has in common. As I am a millennial myself, I decided to write a post about the most common characteristics of this generation and about … Continue reading Tips for Marketing to Millennials

About Slush and the Helsinki Startup Scene

The annual startup event Slush, held in Helsinki, has become well-known as one of the most hip ones worldwide. And Slush has been growing exponentially. In 2011 the event had 1,500 attendees, in 2012 the number raised to 3,500, and the year after that to 7,000. Two years back, in 2014, the amount of attendees … Continue reading About Slush and the Helsinki Startup Scene

The Lowdown on Flow Festival

Last weekend, I went to the Flow Festival 2016 here in Helsinki. The festival venue at Kalasatama area was packed to its maximum capacity for three days. I found that I did not enjoy the festival nearly as much as during the previous years – in spite of the fact that I spent the time there … Continue reading The Lowdown on Flow Festival