How remote work and home office affect management and leadership.

I am writing this new essay while the Covid-19 pandemic keeps changing the paradigms of work and social life. Companies like SIEMENS and Novartis (besides all the large digital players) publicly speak about their ambition to make home office and remote work the norm. Over a decade, I have helped similar companies in their internalContinue reading “How remote work and home office affect management and leadership.”

It’s not office OR home office. It’s the right balance. Like everywhere in life.

I am getting more and more confused by all the articles that predict the end of the physical offices. I agree that we have learned a lot from the COVID situation. But this learning is not exclusive to companies and managers. During the time of lockdown, I had the chance to talk to a lotContinue reading “It’s not office OR home office. It’s the right balance. Like everywhere in life.”

My Gamification Gold Nugget Slides from IntraNET Reloaded from Home 2020

As promised here’s my deck from today’s presentation. Thank you very much for being part of the virtual conference, see you in November and STAY SAFE ❤ Recording of my presentation …and the slides to click through

Gamification Gold Nugget – Join me at Intranet Reloaded from Home 2020

This year’s class reunion will be all virtual – conferencing from home, so to say. Please join my session on Office 365 Onboarding with the help of Gamification (April 28, 11.10 CET). I will be talking about the advantages of a gamified approach and share a concrete plan/scenario, which you can adopt/adapt and run – even inContinue reading “Gamification Gold Nugget – Join me at Intranet Reloaded from Home 2020”

CampSherpa – Your People. Empowered.

I’ve toyed with the idea for quite a while: build impactful change and transformation teams with a combination of training and design thinking workshops. That’s why I am now launching CampSherpa. It’s the next evolution of my work with client teams and entirely focussed on the transformation from the inside. The goal: Empowered change teams.Continue reading “CampSherpa – Your People. Empowered.”

There are no “generations” at the workplace – only people.

A TED talk I watched over lunchtime today inspired me to write this article. In the talk, Leah Georges talks about her take on how generational stereotypes hold us back at work. I’ve embedded the video at the bottom of the page. Assuming a “generational” divide is misleading. When I started my journey in internalContinue reading “There are no “generations” at the workplace – only people.”

The 2019 Intranet Reloaded (Berlin) – My Gold Nuggets from Two Days with Practitioners

For the 8th consecutive year, @weCONECT’s Intranet Reloaded (#intrelEU) was the leading practitioner gathering around the future of intranets and the digital workplace. Despite the occasional “there are other ways, too, you know,” the dominance of Microsoft Office 365 in the field became even more evident. The majority of cases showed early or slightly advancedContinue reading “The 2019 Intranet Reloaded (Berlin) – My Gold Nuggets from Two Days with Practitioners”

Collecting insight for my workshop at Intranet Reloaded 2019

Make the workshop about “building a strong foundation” valuable by sharing your experience! On April 11th, I will be facilitating a little workshop at the 2019 Intranet Reloaded Conference in Berlin. It will be about building a strong foundation for change for digitalisation projects. The following chart is an outline of the topics I’d like to discussContinue reading “Collecting insight for my workshop at Intranet Reloaded 2019”

How Leadership Drives Change. Concretely.

This week, I spent a lot of time with a group of sales leaders for a large industrial manufacturing firm. In the context of a large digitalisation initiative we discussed the role and specific tasks for leaders to drive and motivate sustainable change.  In this post I want to share the essence of the discussionContinue reading “How Leadership Drives Change. Concretely.”