Uffe's Blog

Uffe's Blog

Welcome to Uffe's Blog

Here Uffe Elbæk, CEO of World Outgames, will share some of his thoughts, concerns, ideas, and happy moments with you....

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Ask not what World Outgames can do for you. Ask what you can do for World Outgames

That is a slightly altered version of the famous quote from John F. Kennedy’s inauguration speech: “…ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country”. I’m choosing this quote as the title for this blog entry because I get asked the same questions again and again: What do I actually get for my registration fee for Outgames?There’s nothing wrong with the question. ...

Countdown - and speak up

Several weeks ago, all employees and volunteers returned to the Outgames secretariat after a well deserved Christmas holiday. The atmosphere, upon returning back to the secretariat, was quite special. Because we all knew that we are now on a count down to the event itself this summer.On a daily basis, we work with our respective groups and assignments. Thus, the people working on the sports pro...

The global economic crisis, among other things, countered by a fantastic Outgames

Not a day goes by without bleak stories about the global economic slowdown appear in the newspaper, on TV, on the radio or on the Internet. We read about people who have to move from their homes. We read about companies that have to fire hundreds of employees. We read about conferences, meetings and events that are either being postponed indefinitely or even cancelled. It seems that the eco...
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