Ouissal Diary third part: How quick things can change! In one of our meetings Sarah mentioned that she was facing some issues and obstacles. It turned out that payment policies of the big clients did not place her as a priority putting her in a difficult situation – there was simply not enough cash-flow to cover all the costs she had. Apart from working on her own invoicing policies (which …Read More
Ouissal Diary second part: Dec. 2017 – Jan. 2018, Starting our work – the first cultural clash As I was going on holiday shortly after the launch of the Ouissal Mentoring Project in Tunisia, Sarah and I agreed that she would send me the minutes of our meeting in Tunis which would further on be the basis of our collaboration containing our objectives, KPIs and code of conduct. We had also …Read More
Ouissal Diary first part Tunis, November 7, 2017 I am sitting in the conference-room of a nice hotel at the seaside of Tunis with a group of twenty women: ten are German and ten are Tunisian.„Ouissal means bridge but actually it expresses – like so many Arabic words – much more because it also speaks about relationship“explains Clara Gruitrooy, the bold young general secretary of EMA (Euro-Mediterran-Arabic Association). She is …Read More
When I read the interview with Prof. Merel Kindt´s on her work at the University of Amsterdam last year I immediately knew that this is the challenge I would have to face!
Neulich hatte eine Klientin den Wunsch, sich im Coaching auf eine wichtige Präsentation vor einem einflussreichen Gremium vorzubereiten. Die Inhalte standen natürlich fest und die Charts waren auch lege artis gestaltet – nicht zu viele, nicht überfüllt, nur die Kernbotschaften, wenige übersichtliche Tabellen und unterstützende Schaubilder.
„Rheinisches Zeitmanagement“ Ich liebe die Verdichtung von Komplexität, weil sie uns alltagstaugliche Werkzeuge liefert, die wir quasi überallhin mitnehmen können…