Speed-dating for new employees, farewell conversations and real-time feedback tools – after spending just a few minutes with Iris, one thing is certain: she is doing a lot of work at Shopgate and must be working as fast as she speaks. Strategic Feel-Good Management can have many advantages for employees, supervisors and business management executives. Continue reading #17 Feel-Good Management: a new way of motivating employees
What does a ‘Digital and Innovation Officer’ employed by one of Europe’s leading Business Schools – the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management – do? “Put things in motion,” says Wolfgang Weicht, who has been in this position since the beginning of the year. He places his longboard in the corner and then we sit down to talk over croissants and coffee. Continue reading #15 How a business school is reinventing itself
What to do when working conditions just aren’t right? When they begin leading to unhappiness? “Change something,” says Christopher Schmidhofer. His work in Reutlingen has demonstrated: individuality is good, community is better. Continue reading #12 Home office? No thanks!
At the first ever Agency Barcamp focusing on the topic of New Work, which took place in Frankfurt in early May, approximately 50 agency managers engaged in discussions on the meaning of New Work. What questions do agency owners and HR people have about this topic? We summarize below. Continue reading #9 How to ensure your agency team is ready for the future?
First class work based on collaboration: a result that is more than just the sum of individual expertise. That is the goal of team work. But how can this be achieved when team members are often only connected with one another digitally? We discover the answer during a Skype call with an expert in the field. Continue reading #7 Team work in the digital age
Transforming language into pictures is her strength. The same can be said for telling intriguing stories. When listening to Charlotte Popp, this quickly becomes very obvious. The screenwriter for business films understands her work – and with 30 years of advertising experience, she knows how the industry is changing. Continue reading #3 Agencies are phased-out models
Free and creative with the whole family? This will be possible in Frankfurt, starting in 2017. The first coworking space providing child care will be opening its doors. The following is based on a tour of the building site, led by the two directors of Co-Work & Play. Continue reading #1 Work hard, play hard