For me, the middle is vertical! – Absurd and amusing stories from German executive floors

In my seminars and coaching sessions I keep hearing the most extraordinary stories from day-to-day business. Some of them are wonderfully absurd. At the same time the topics seem very familiar to us and almost seem normal.

I will talk about these stories in this blog. Of course in anonymized form. I think you will find them informative and hope that some readers have smiles on their faces when they read them.


Anything but good!

11. March 2020|

"Can you please also address the issue of resilience?" a customer recently asked me. My task was to reflect on the results of a 360° feedback process with managers of a large corporation. The CEO attached [...]

Coffee or tea?

14. January 2020|

"Do you drink coffee or tea?" – I ask my coachees when they make their first appointment with me. It is important to me that my customers feel comfortable in my office. I also make [...]

Latin lesson for leaders

6. January 2020|

"How can we improve our meeting culture?" – I am asked on a pretty regular basis. Meetings – nobody likes them. Everyone thinks there are too many of them. They rarely bring the desired results. [...]


23. July 2019|

“Tell us, where do you see yourself in ten years' time?” – This is one of those questions that is asked again and again in job interviews. There is no perfect answer to this question. [...]


28. March 2019|

Our thoughts are permanently leaving reality behind. Our working day often already starts in our heads while we are still asleep. While in bed we are working on our lists. [...]

Idiot on the rocks

25. March 2019|

“Ms. Keromosemito, how can I best prepare for an Assessment Center?” – this is a question I have repeatedly been asked and generally do not answer. On the one hand, because I am convinced that [...]

I don’t have a ticket!

20. March 2019|

“Tell me, what do you do when someone starts crying?” Mr. B. recently asked during one of my seminars. He had asked his colleague to improve some aspects of a task that she had completed [...]