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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Let’s try to clarify things a bit: Brainstorming doesn’t work. Proof is in a paper called Productivity Loss in Brainstorming Groups. Despite the fact that Brainstorming produces less ideas and worse ones than other techniques, it’s still is on the top of the preferred tools of any company whenever they try to… well, honestly do […]

Horizon 2020 Calls: ever heard of them? If you haven’t, maybe it’s time you should. Horizon 2020 calls are a fantastic way to get funding and support for your project. But let’s be honest…. The management and the bureaucracy that come with them are UNREAL. If you are not familiar with what lies beneath a Horizon […]