During an Executive Leadership workshop, I was asked what my favorite motivational leadership quote is and I never have to think a single second to answer this question. “Don’t summon your men to build a ship, instead develop their yearning for the seas.” by Antoine de Saint Exupery and I always enjoy explaining why this
Presenting information is one thing, but how do we get the message across and how can we make it stick? Which factors influence how our message is perceived and remembered? In this training program, we take a closer look at how the audience responds to information and communication and how we can influence this by
Based on over 20 year own experience and Best Practices from colleagues and Business Partners, this training program provides a practical guideline for European Managers, Executives and (future) Expats, focusing on the challenges and opportunities of doing Business in Russia. Doing Business in Russia is available in the following variations: Introduction Training – (2 hours)
When leading Operations as Manager or Director, you will see yourself confronted with expectations for performance and results which are not achieved in the current setting. On the floor, where your team does their work, these expectations might seem far fetched but during the managerial reviews, you fully commit to fulfilling these expectations. You believe
A practical example I use in our Master Classes “Change Management”: When asked by the Steering Committee to lead a project which had already accumulated 1 year delay and was 42% over it’s original budget of 5 million EURO, my first intention was to understand what caused this project to go so far off track.
The foundation of safety lays in discipline, zero tolerance for deviations and clear understanding and acceptance of the necessity of each safety measure and precaution. This can only be achieved by ongoing (re-)education and development of the Safety Culture throughout the organization, supervision and accountability. The biggest risk for the Safety Culture is a growing “we do that like
In heavy industry sectors where energy consumption of the process can reach up to 40% of the operational costs, or in operational units where energy consumption represents less than 1% of the operational costs, the quality of Facility Management has driving impact on energy consumption. According to the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), facility management is
I am pleased to inform you that I have started to work as global independent Management Consultant. The areas in which I will support companies and organizations match the broad education and international experience I was able to gather in different roles and organizations throughout my career. A full resume is available upon request. With my home base