150aThe D&O Diary’s European mission continued last week with a stop for meetings in Stockholm, Sweden’s beautiful capital city and the largest city in Scandinavia. I know from experience that the weather in Europe in March can either be great or it can be awful. Just the same, I couldn’t have predicted the weather

118aThe D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week, with the first stop in the Danish capital city of Copenhagen, for meetings there. Copenhagen has a population of about 1.2 million spread across its many neighborhoods and boroughs but perhaps owing to the height restriction on its buildings, the city feels much smaller, even

The D&O Diary is on assignment in Europe this week. In an abrupt and vivid scene change, I left the PLUS International Conference in Orlando last week and flew straight to Paris, to attend a conference of the International Association of Claims Professionals last Thursday and Friday.

My prior visits to Paris have all

The D&O Diary’s European sojourn concluded with a brief stop earlier this week for business meetings in Madrid. I had never been to Madrid before. Like many Americans, I have a deep attachment to Paris, a city I have visited many times and for which I have an abiding affection. However, after my visit to

The D&O Diary’s European itinerary continued this past weekend with a brief visit to Berlin, Germany’s capital and largest city. With a population of about 3.4 million within its city limits, Berlin is nearly as large as Los Angeles. It is, these days, a lively and dynamic city. It is also in many ways a

On first encounter, three impressions immediately emerge regarding the throngs of pedestrians walking along O’Connell Street, the main thoroughfare in Dublin’s central district: first, everyone is incredibly young; second, they are a surprisingly diverse crowd; and third, there are a hell of a lot of babies in strollers everywhere you look.

The D&O Diary was

The D&O Diary is on assignment in the British Isles this week, with the first stop on the itinerary in London. The London sojourn represented a return engagement to a familiar and favorite place, both for myself and for my 18 year-old son, who accompanied me.

Because we have seen most of the major