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How do I "lure" my employees back to the office?

How do I "lure" my employees back to the office?

12 weeks ago, many of our customers sent all their employees to the home office on an ad hoc basis. The shock was great. Nevertheless, it quickly became clear that business was continuing well. For 2-3 weeks, companies have been "open" again for 25% of their employees.

The tension is rising - our fuse is getting shorter

The tension is rising - our fuse is getting shorter

Our perception and assessment of the current situation is shaped by our personal perspective and depends heavily on how we ourselves are affected. A sum of what is positive for us and what limits or worries us.

How to look for a job today?

How to look for a job today?

Clearly: with the help of the internet and personal networks. Most important trend: one searches proactively and is not "found"! Today you need a strategy for your own search - otherwise you will get lost.

Why is it so hard to go back to work after a holiday?

Why is it so hard to go back to work after a holiday?

The first two days after the holidays always take some getting used to for me. Yet, as an entrepreneur, I have the most beautiful job of all. Holidays allow us to get back into a natural sense of time. To feel how we feel when we have no pressure. Being free, no deadlines, no escalation in conversations, no guilty conscience - that is the opposite of our everyday working life.

Secret of a really good team building!

Secret of a really good team building!

Whether it's a DAX executive team or a start-up founder, there is a secret to successful team building: the "emotional pact" with each other must be positively renewed by all members of the team. Sounds like "fuss". But it is really hard.

Worrying does not count!

Worrying does not count!

If there's one thing I regret as an entrepreneur, it's the "worries" I've had over the last 10-15 years. It turned out differently anyway and turned out well. What exactly have all these concerns & considerations brought me?

How much truth can a bank employee "tolerate"?

How much truth can a bank employee "tolerate"?

The ECB is giving clear signals: interest rates are not turning. The banks' business model is losing money at an unprecedented rate. Many of our customers, very successful bank executives, are -justifiably- worried about their long-term business model.

Do you have the courage to "question" yourself as a manager?

Do you have the courage to "question" yourself as a manager?

Currently, it happens to me in almost every one of my transformation workshops: the "tough guys (and gals)" question their paradigms. Is home office possible? How much financial business information do I share with my team? Is it possible to have a top job with only 80% working hours...?