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Back to the future- the emotional roller coaster ride of a transformation team. The example of Rentschler Biopharma

In a first-hand story two executives from a long-time client of ours, Senta Brandt and Roland Dußler from Rentschler Biopharma SE, describe the emotional side of a major transformation at their company. In five chapters and four tips, they describe the sometimes rocky but always fulfilling road in a journey through time.Continue readingBack to the future- the emotional roller coaster ride of a transformation team. The example of Rentschler Biopharma

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Same procedure as every year? Checklist for New Year’s resolutions

Happy new year to all of you & welcome back to our companion channel!
We hope you all had a wonderful time despite corona. Let´s start the year – as most of us do – to think about New Year resolutions. But instead of just reprioritizing the things you already do anyway and adding a few extra topics on top, we recommend doing it completely differently this time: What are the 3 things you and your team should stop doing this year? No Idea?
Read more to get some inspiration! Continue readingSame procedure as every year? Checklist for New Year’s resolutions

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Companion Channel EpisodesStrategy

A key barrier to change: SUNK COSTS

In a world that is becoming more and more complex, entrepreneurial decision making is much more difficult than it used to be in the past. In times of constant change, wrong decisions can and do happen. It is the reluctancy to course correct decisions that often leads to high investments into projects that are already dead. In this weeks companion channel, we will shed some light at this phenomenon which is known as the sunk cost fallacyContinue readingA key barrier to change: SUNK COSTS

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How (fr)agile we are! A laudation for (classical) project management

Aren´t we used to it? At least every 10 to 15 years we see these big fusses in management practice again: Total Quality Management in the 80s, Lean & Kaizen in the 90s, Process Management & ISO Certificates in 2000s and now it´s all about Agility. Agility has also reached project management and is often used as an “excuse” to disregard important fundamentals of classical project management, which are ultimately critical to the success of a project. Keep reading, if you want to lead projects successfully…Continue readingHow (fr)agile we are! A laudation for (classical) project management

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Weak in execution? How to get things done in strategy implementation

It is no secret that strategic initiatives in companies are often subject of failure. In many cases, companies overinvest in what is as opposed to what might be. The struggle to execute strategy declarations into everyday business leads to poor outcomes and strategic goals might not be accomplished. What can you as a leader in your organzation do in order to overcome weaknesses in strategy implementation? Here are some straight forward and easy to implement tips.Continue readingWeak in execution? How to get things done in strategy implementation