17 and a Half Questions With Jeanne Kindermann

We ask inspiring people 17 and a half questions. This week we have Jeanne Kindermann, the digital manager at L'Oréal Active Cosmetics, who shares her biggest successes, her passion for Hockey, and how to get dry to the office by bike

17 and a Half Questions With Jeanne Kindermann

1. What I like about my job

The speed, the versatility and this thrill every time whether a new digital idea takes off – or not.

2. What sometimes frustrates me

When an idea does not work or corona interferes in between. But then this applies: Stand up, adjust the crown and go on...

3.  My secret alternative job


4. Best strategy to survive a really bad day at the office

Good coffee – black.

5. When are you in the famous flow

When I have a vision and I am dedicated to it 100 percent.

6. Biggest success so far

To secure one of 20 places out of 600 applicants for my Business Psychology degree.

7. Biggest defeat

With my team as goalkeeper at the German Hockey Championship in Frankenthal not having achieved more than third place.

8. Worst buzzword

New Work.

9. Best reward after a hard week at work

A Friday evening with friends and/or family in a cozy restaurant with an Aperol Spritz.

10.  Home office or in-house

Four days office, one day home office.

11. Most important traits a colleague/business partner must have

Honesty, reliability, loyalty, forward thinking and a spark of self-irony.

12. Your creative hack

Sketching and writing down ideas – preferably in my Moleskine notebook.

13. First website to check in the morning

On Google News, looking at what's going on in the world.

14. Favorite digital tool

The Rain Radar App to arrive dry in the morning with my bike in the office.

15. In which book or series have you learned the most for your (work) life?

‘Lean In’ by Sheryl Sandberg.

16. Which series, book or podcast can you generally recommend?

The books of Ferdinand von Schirach – especially ‘Schuld’ and ‘Verbrechen’.

17. Most prominent follower on a social channel?

I am still waiting for Prince Harry.

17 and a half: What has always...

... on a trip could not be any other way: No vacation without my Fujifilm camera and a travel guide. With the camera eye for detail and with the travel guide heart for exploring original places of a city and its insider tips.



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