Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Idea for #GeeksOnABoat


Last week on twitter I raised again the idea with Ángel Medinilla (@angel_m), we had already chatted before – why not doing a sailing trip in combination with Agile? Ángel immediately started motivation mode – said YES, entered innovation mode and said “#GeeksOnABoat”. At the same time he got two other agile sailors on board – @CarlosTheSailor and @abarrera.   What do we envisage with #GeeksOnABoat? Well, we thought about renting a sailing boat (Ángel even owns one, which is located in the South of … Continue reading

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The Stoos Gathering: You don’t have to wait for the change

Stoos Gathering about Change on Management and Organizational Level The Stoos Gathering, which took place on 6th and 7th of Jan 2012 somewhere in the Swiss alps, raised a lot of attention on twitter (#stoos) during and right after the event. A group of 20+ people (referenced by Jurgen Appelo as “idea farmers”, a term I love) came together to discuss approaches of how to catalyze organizational transformation – transformation towards something like “better” working places and business relations. Together with (obviously) many others I … Continue reading

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My five cent for the Stoos Gathering 2012

On Jannuary 6th and 7th a group of 20+ authors, thinkers and practitioners on new management approaches meet in Stoos Switzerland. They will discuss how management might make its way adapting to changing environments (see also here: Some input here from my side, as I am not sure, if I can make my input for this valueable discussion in 100 words (as per Jurgen Appelo’s invitation). But I will try with as few as possible. So this goes out to the organizers of the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2012! What great Potentials ahead!


Resources for your future come from your past and from your inside  Preparing for New Years Eve is always a good time for taking a relaxed view on what has happened during the past weeks and months. What could you achieve? Which changes could you recognize for you and your direct environment? Which influences were the most important for your current and future situation? What about your resources, you could engage, increase, enrich? What are your learnings, insights and what opportunities does your personal “new … Continue reading

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