Berlin Business Coach

TEAMBUILDING AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING

Discover the power of improvisation techniques to improve your leadership skills and team cohesion.

In my teambuilding and leadership workshops for individuals, groups and companies in Berlin and beyond, I use techniques that help teams to function better and leaders to be successful under uncertainty and pressure.

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Cracking the Work Culture Code (3 Case Studies)

When you need change in your company, strategy and culture are what you need to hit on. Nail that, and organisational change will be direct. One by one: Strategy is clear, measurable, and traditional in the sense that it's been the focus of management studies for much longer than work culture. It is well understood by management and as such…
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9 Unique Teambuilding Games For Meetings

This is a collection of fun teambuilding games that any HR manager or Team Leader can apply before a team meeting or in any team building workshop - remember, good leadership is fundamental! I have personally tested them and refined them to function in a professional context, and I will give you step-by-step instructions for each one. Most of all,…
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Conflict resolution

A Conflict Resolution One-Liner for Leaders (and how to apply it)

Conflicts are annoying and dangerous, especially at work and especially when they escalate. From the outside, you need to see them coming, and when you do, you need to be quick on your feet to defuse them before things get ugly. It's not an easy task, so in this article, I'm going to give you a simple and effective one-line…
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The problem with presentations trainings (and what to do about it)

I spent years managing large projects as a consultant and I had a lot of trainings on how to present better on stage. During that time there was one thing that fascinated me: how all those trainings were consistently terrible. And the weird thing is that I didn’t realise it until a few years later. Here’s how the story goes. When I…
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TEDx-Kreuzberg

I trained 4 TEDx speakers – here are 5 things I learned

So, TEDx Kreuzberg happened, and I couldn’t possibly be more proud of the four speakers that stepped on that stage and gave it their best. I couldn’t be more proud because they rocked it, each one in their own way, and I’m happy to know that I had a part in their success as I trained them to give their…
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Team-Bulding-Games

5 Teambuilding Games That Don’t Suck (thanks to improvisation)

***Updated: you can find an even more comprehensive list of teambuilding games here*** Think of your last team building event or leadership workshop. Did they all work? I guess some did better than others, the ones that work, work on communication and leadership. See, there's good teambuilding and there's bad teambuilding. For example, bad events could be: all going out for a barbecue;…
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Improvisation-innovation

You want innovation? Improvise. (I mean it)

  - Improvisers produce 20% more product ideas and 25% more creative ideas than professional product designers. (Kudrowitz, MIT, 2010) - Organizational Improvisation is able to increase product innovation, especially in high-tech projects. (Gao et al, 2016) Data Source: Kudrowitz, MIT 2010. Own graphics   You read this and thought: "I want to tap into that. Can I get it for my company?". The…
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The best Leadership and Business books around (and the WORST ones!)

This is a - constantly updated - collection of my favourite books and of my most hated ones, with the aim of sharing what has helped me in my journey and what has been a complete waste of time. I hope that knowing which book does what can help you out! 59 Seconds (Self Development) The Magic of Thinking Big…
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Are you a good team leader? (and why you may be better off alone)

Leading a team, you probably asked yourself at least once: How much do I need my team to know? It's a tough question, I get that, especially because If you don't involve your team, you'll be more efficient. If you involve them, you might get to a better result. Then again, you start thinking about it and notice there is…
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