Teamwork and Leadership Training in Berlin and Milan

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 […]

The first thing we need to look at when talking about leading creative teams is what a “creative team” actually is. When you hear those two words, you think of a marketing team, or a product design team, but is that really the case? If you just rephrase it, a “creative team” becomes “a group […]

Let’s start from what we know: We know that work is changing. We know that there are technological processes taking place that will radically modify the way work will look like in a few years. You can call it digital transformation, fourth industrial revolution… as you wish, but we know that it will change work. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

***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 […]

  – 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 […]

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) […]