This is where I write, infrequently, about sense and nonsense in the world of managers and consultants, things which occupy my mind, some serious, others funny and frank. The contributions are intended to entertain and to inspire further thoughts about the challenges managers have to face today – and tomorrow.
About four-room flats, the art of living, lucrative business models, nirvana, and long term damage.
Scolding Managers won't make them better. About mystery fans, inside information, secret codes, dominatrixes, managerial culture, reason, and humbleness.
About intrinsic motivation - and about bonus systems, esotericism, responsability, protest, flourshing managers, and Utopia.
Rules are not everything...about the Klondyke, Johann Sebastian Bach, top-level sports, nonsense, and criminal energy.
A toxic leader will wreck the performance of your company. About a bad business date, baby rattles, servant leadership, easygoing attitude, bee stings, horses, and the courage to take decisions with integrity.
Time to look back in a not so earnest way: Today is about de-mystified endearment, crisis profits, dinosaurs, hero epics, fizzling euphoria, and psychoanalysts gone wild.
There are no excuses when it comes to authenticity. About wrong equations, incontinence, ugly shoes, hard choices, CEO’s doubting their job, lies, a moral compass, and the pure being.
You can copy, but choose wisely. Today it's about survivors, verve, time bombs, tadpoles, Zumba lessons, and spring cleaning.
Acceptance will make you a better Leader. Today it's about a paradox, Alcoholics Anonymous, Managers and Buddhas, waste of energy, Innovation, and composed engagement.
The stronger your inner structure, the better you will stand outer structures crumbling.
Ini a crisis your thoughts should go to the time after crisis. Today it's about the wrong reflexes. And about the stone age, neurological tests, overstrain, rancid smell, bad timing, manic-depressive organisations, and the upswing.
Self organisation does not mean you don't have to do anything about it. About daredevilry, Bling-Bling, built-in problems, a short definition, a license to spruce, and and pixie dust.
To want something and to arrange yourself with something are tow very different things. About fun-free working, living cell therapies, Holocracy, Ricardo Semler, earthquakes, bombing, the Eldorado, and sustainable development. Change Management Consulting and Change Facilitation in Zurich and Switzerland.
My yearly satirical retrospect: About culture change, Food-Insta, the Middle East peace process, dying, a political debate, boasting, the McLaren version of green, and sinking ships.
If mindset is to change, the structure must change, too: About dinosaurs, panting, incentives, wrong conclusions, luck, drunken people, and strong levers.