Of genitals and stories

"Do you have a favorite female surfer?" my surfing buddy Yannick asked me a few years ago. "Carissa Moore," I replied like a shot. "But she surfs like a man!" Yannick countered. So? What does that mean: surfing like a man? Or like a woman? And who defines that? Women's issues in general [...]

By |2021-08-07T21:08:37+02:007. August 2021|

1999 – or the narcissist in me!

"Ms. Keromosemito, in your opinion, is Mr. M. a narcissist?" Mr. O., the managing director of a mechanical engineering company, asked me the other day. Together we were preparing a conflict facilitation with Mr. M., his works council chairman. I had already met Mr. M. personally, but had not found him to be conspicuous. "What makes you say [...]

By |2021-03-02T12:24:44+01:002. March 2021|

Anything but good!

"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 particular importance to the issue of resilience. One of these topics that descended upon us shortly after 'work-life [...]

By |2021-03-04T18:13:18+01:0011. March 2020|

My boss is a jerk – how do I get rid of him?

What do I do if the management behaves in a way that completely goes against our corporate values?" asked Stefan, a retail manager, during one of my recent seminars. He did not wait for an answer, but continued – "In seemingly never-ending meetings we talk about how we are to act in the [...]

By |2021-03-04T18:21:14+01:005. March 2020|

Latin lesson for leaders

"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. Some meetings are even downright unpleasant. At the end of a coaching session a few weeks ago, Mr. O., [...]

By |2021-03-04T18:31:47+01:006. January 2020|
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