Safe to Fail

Imagine a meeting room filled with People watching on results of the last project. While the project manager explains why this project has not been executed successfully and the majority of invest is wasted, the people in the room get silent, looking at the highest-paid-persons mimic. It feels like everyone knows the sentence he will … Continue reading Safe to Fail

The biggest challenge

Just to make it clear from the beginning: There is no easy change or transition. In the human language „known“ has the meaning of „safe“, while „unknown“ always means kind of a risk or threat. Thus change has always to do with letting something that is already known go while not having absolute confidence in … Continue reading The biggest challenge

Risk that your teams outgrow you!

I’m not very old, but I promise I have some good years behind me since I started my professional career several years ago. As I started, it was natural to me to work in an organization with a strong hierarchy; I had a boss who had a boss who had a boss who had a … Continue reading Risk that your teams outgrow you!

How it started…

2013: I’m standing in the copying room, waiting anxiously for the copying machine to warm up and print a working plan. While waiting, all the sounds in my head went silent and I was finally feeling proud! After fourteen weeks of summarizing a huge amount of project relevant information, negotiating timelines, aligning between different projects, … Continue reading How it started…