The Basic Mechanisms of Becoming Better
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The Basic Mechanisms of Becoming Better

It takes only three mechanisms to build a fundament for sustainable development – personal and organizational. Following these basic principles is introducing to us a basis for continuous improvements.




Sense Making …
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Sense Making …

Sense Making … is positive … is motivating … is self-confidence … is constructive … is aspiration … is understanding what it means (Sense) and knowing what to do (Making) … is helping to understand how to act and behave … is understanding AND exploration AND delivery … is something new, which did not exist …




Why Digital becomes Digitalization
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Why Digital becomes Digitalization

The digital world is binary. It is flat. It consists out of two dimensions only: quality and speed. The business world easily has adopted to the digital world. No wonder, as speed and quality define cost and value, which are the two levers for growth.




Bad Mood, Good Mood – Daily Check-In for Culture Shaping
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Bad Mood, Good Mood – Daily Check-In for Culture Shaping

Every morning, when we go to work, we are transitioning between our personal environment and our business context. We bring moods and thoughts with us, which have a major influence on how we are approaching our duties and tasks and what we will be able to achieve. A daily check-in with colleagues is an affordable …




Today I start to change the world
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Today I start to change the world

Neither politics nor the economy are in a position to drive fundamental changes necessary in the society today. Trapped by constraining adjustments and systemic interrelations, stringent dependencies cannot be resolved from the system without endangering the system itself.




When are we becoming better?
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When are we becoming better?

Often it is quite easy to understand, when we have become better. We feel that we are successful in doing something. Problems are solved or procedures make sense to us. But looking at the results does not really describe how we got there. Would we be able to reproduce the process and become better in …




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Start Sense Making
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Start Sense Making

The five senses of modern companies are given by organization, digitalization, collaboration, agility, and personalization. The senses interfere with each other when we use them to form modern companies. Analogue to the human senses, where taste, touch, sight, hearing, and smell respond to specific stimuli, a sixth sense evokes the reception of information not gained …




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Personalization
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Personalization

Passion is something, which does not come from structures. Mindsets are related directly to people. This chapter could have the title personality, human nature, or individualism as well. Personalization is framing and decorating new approaches to cope with complexity, continuous change, and increasing uncertainties. It is a very important sense of modern companies.




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Agility
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Agility

Change enforces agility. The purpose of this sense in an environment of continuous change is that obvious, that many good explanations can be found in the internet already. Before I point at them and close this chapter, let’s have a quick look at the implementation of agility…




The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Collaboration
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The Five Senses of Modern Companies – Sense of Collaboration

Collaboration is the third of five senses of modern companies. It sits in the middle – by purpose: collaboration is a link, which keeps everything together and enables us to have many different people working for the same objectives, forming an organization which can adapt and foster change.