The Days of Change
EP10 Daniel Sigrist on Changing Roles and Rules in Organisations

EP10 Daniel Sigrist on Changing Roles and Rules in Organisations

March 26, 2019

With Daniel Sigrist, we talk about the future of organisations and we debunk some big concepts such as holacracy and sociocracy which propose a new form of governance beyond traditional hierarchies. What are the underlying principles that might change the way we think organisation? Daniel and Holger play around with some new ways of fast and decentralised decision making. And we hear some music of a Swiss singer songwriter.

EP09 Belina Raffy on How Applied Improv Can Save the World

EP09 Belina Raffy on How Applied Improv Can Save the World

March 19, 2019

What an episode! Belina Raffy is the Queen of Applied Improv. We talk about the power of metaphors in organisational development, how intentional choice of language makes a huge difference to personal relationships and collaboration in teams, and how a positive attitude and kindness can make a huge difference to the world. Belina and Holger play some applied improv games and have a lot of fun! And you will also hear about the experiences of an agent of joy in Iran.

EP08 Sandeep Aujla on Cultural Change in Organisations

EP08 Sandeep Aujla on Cultural Change in Organisations

March 12, 2019

What’s organisational culture? What happens to the company culture in times of crisis? Who is actually driving change? Can (and should) HR departments have a a leading role in transformation processes or did they loose their momentum? And if so, how does HR need to change? Sandeep Aujla, a change management expert from Toronto, has answers to these questions and summarises what’s important in change processes. Plus a reflection on how we can tame our anger.

EP07 Eugenio Moliní on Love and Pain in Change Processes

EP07 Eugenio Moliní on Love and Pain in Change Processes

March 5, 2019

There are few people who dig deeper into the foundations of the change facilitator's profession than Eugenio Moliní. In this episode, he talks with Holger about the difference between reducing pain and increasing joy in organisational development, why love might be the ultimate change model and how that relates to corporate strategies. Further, he explains the concept of fuzzy enmeshed organisations and reflects on the path to mastery. 

EP06: Lauren Waldman on How the Brain Learns

EP06: Lauren Waldman on How the Brain Learns

February 26, 2019

With Lauren Waldman, the Learning Pirate, we talk about how companies can utilise the findings of neuro-scientific research to enhance learning & development. We discuss the difference between learning and training and how corporate learning strategies must change in order to provide an environment in which their employees can grow. And of course you won't miss stories about pirates! Yarr!

EP05 Ummelen Brothers on Values and Identity

EP05 Ummelen Brothers on Values and Identity

February 6, 2019

Sander and Stephan Ummelen are determined to bring values to organisations and the society. For that, they founded the Church of Change and registered it as an official entity in the Netherlands. In this episode, we talk about beliefs and why they matter for any transformative process, and about the brothers' ACID test for corporate identity. Further we discuss whether Friedrich Nietzsche described the journey of a change agent.

EP04 Rich Batchelor on the Core of Change Management

EP04 Rich Batchelor on the Core of Change Management

February 5, 2019

Rich and Holger talk about what is change and how change management has changed over the last decades. One of the suggested aspects of modern change management is the engagement of true change agents. They look into the future of the discipline and you can hear Rich sing the Welsh anthem.

EP03 Jillian Reilly on Finding Your Own Path

EP03 Jillian Reilly on Finding Your Own Path

February 2, 2019

Jillian Reilly talks about how we can develop our sense of purpose and become more resilient for the challenges of the VUCA world. A very personal episode in which Jill reflects about the lessons of her extraordinary life.

EP02 Céline Schillinger on Engagement and Community

EP02 Céline Schillinger on Engagement and Community

February 1, 2019

Céline Schillinger talks about how leadership must change in order to create ownership and engagement at work. She shares her thoughs about how leadership must change in order to create ownership and engagement. From her own experience, she draws lessons that everybody can apply who wants to change the way we work and the world of organisations.

EP01 Rik Berbé on Complexity and Leadership

EP01 Rik Berbé on Complexity and Leadership

January 31, 2019

In this episode Holger talks with Rik Berbe, the co-founder of Glocom Net about why leaders need to deal proactively with VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity). They address the issue how companies and communities can become more resilient and adaptive. Listeners will learn how to practice their new skills of dealing with complexity in their private surroundings.