The Most Important Things in Life
I work with organisations who go beyond the boundaries of what’s considered possible in companies to help them become even better. Let me know if you work in such a place. Two years ago, I started working with one of the most awesome and unique companies I know: Krankikom in Duisburg, Germany. Krankikom creates “creative digital […]
Wie wird man Politik im Unternehmen los?
Politik im Unternehmen wächst wie Kalk in Kaffeemaschinen. Sie ist Nebeneffekt nützlicher und hilfreicher Aktivitäten. Und bremst. Wie werden wir sie los? Keynote: Politik im Unternehmen Melanie Wohnert hat mich eingeladen, beim German Testing Day am 1. Juli in Berlin die eröffnende Keynote zu halten. Das Programm Komitee hatte mein Pecha Kucha bei der OOP […]
De-Scale Your Organisation! You deserve to love what you do. Our environment has not evolved in a way that helps us realising that. This talk explains why and how that is so, and what to do to make it better. Like physical systems our organizations build up scales or blockages during healthy function and growth. We’re […]
Soft Skills are the new Hard Skills at OOP 2015
This year, I hosted the “Soft Skills are new Hard Skills” track at OOP, a main German software conference. It was rated the best track of the conference according to attendees’ feedback. Apparently the audience was interested in soft skills. We want to repeat the success and satisfy the participants needs and wants. Submissions for 2015 […]
Reduce Politics—Improve Culture!
Last week, I gave a talk at ACE! conference in Krakow. Resonance was great! @OlafLewitz Your presentation touch my heart because in my past I had to hide my feelings in my workplace. I hate politics don't add value ! — João Cerdeira (@jacerdeira) June 23, 2014 This is the video: And the slides: ACE! […]
Boss Suffering Stories
Depending on the kind of organisation and the way the boss ended up at the top of it, totally different issues may limit their or the organisation’s effectiveness. A founder has different challenges than a CEO who was brought into the company later, and again different from a boss who worked her way up through […]
Culture Fitness Training Berlin – First Impressions
First Culture Fitness Training On Monday and Tuesday I ran the first Culture Fitness Training in Berlin. The idea and the content was co-created with Steve Holyer. Culture Fitness Training is an open interactive workshop designed to make sense of and influence the culture of an organisation. It’s based on my Culture and Climate Check, […]