And how my wife’s interpretation of my job made me rethink my focus.

“Now I finally know what you do” my wife said to me about three months into the Covid-19 pandemic. We had both been working from home since early March 2020 and, not having a spare room, our dining table became our home office. Here we spent the weekdays sitting next to each other on our not-so-comfy-but-stylish chairs and made it a ritual to start the weekend on Friday evenings clearing the table of all our work gear (what a life we live).

Working next to each other, we quickly realised that our day-to-day differed significantly. Being a lawyer, she spent…

Lennard Maronde

Senior Product Manager at XING

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