The next steps into the Future of Leadership

This is what will make FLI 2017 year’s edition special The Leadership Excellence Circle took place on June 28th in the “Maker Space” of the TUM Technical University München, a coworking place and prototype lab for entrepreneurs and DIY enthusiasts. After our interview with Louis Bauer, a member of the Hyperloop WARR Team, who became a finalist in … Read more

Building the future of transportation – the story of the finalists of Elon Musk’s competition

Learn how a student’s team from Munich became finalists in the innovation competition initiated by Elon Musk to co-create a new super-fast mode of transportation! The Leadership Excellence Circle, our FLI Kick-off Event at June 28th, was a very exciting day for us. Not only did we vividly exchange with (potential) corporate partners about how to … Read more

When Big Data saves lives – and other inspiring stories

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Juliana Rotich, Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011, reveals how everyone can leverage the power and impact of technological tools, and how to achieve progress. Juliana Rotich, elected Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 by the World Economic Forum, developed a major tool using big data to save lives in times of crisis. Here´s … Read more

The FLI edition 2017 is kicking off in June 28th!

The kick-off event of this year’s Future of Leadership Initiative (FLI) edition is coming. Are you ready to find out what will make this year’s edition special? Every year the FLI curriculum covers an exclusive research phase, a practical Future Lab experience and the FLI Conference. Then all the insights are going to be shared online to scale … Read more

When nature becomes an innovation tool

Biomimicry, the art to imitate nature and learn from it, can help us come up with amazing solutions, technologies and innovations. Like dreamstorming (see our article How to be more creative in an unusual yet simple way), biomimicry is an unusual source of inspiration and approach to innovation. Biomimicry, or biomimetics, is a technique where humans … Read more

Change initiatives can fail even before they start – here’s why

Change initiatives are challenging, therefore it´s absolutely necessary that they start correctly. Not all leaders are aware of it, but change initiatives can fail even before they start. But why? As you will see in this article, it´s all about creating meaning in order to engage employees in the change: that´s the first thing a … Read more

Why companies need to change and how they should do that

For companies, change initiatives have become essential to survive, but most fail at executing them. Why so? To survive today, businesses constantly need to adapt themselves to the many disruptions our world is undergoing today. The risk of disappearing from the stage is massive for companies. Leading companies aren’t spared from that issue either. Can … Read more

5 leadership lessons from an orchestra conductor

What does leading an orchestra have to do with leading a company? More than you think.   How can a conductor possibly teach business executives how to improve their leadership skills? Turns out that in his workshop “Leading & Conducting” the conductor Raphael Hoensbroech, managing director at the Konzerthaus Berlin but also active as conductor … Read more