my work

TRADITION – inspirational quote

i sometimes stumble upon those great quotes, which instantly spark images in my head. they want to be visualised and shared. but then i try and it never is as great as i would wish it to be, so it lands on the “i will do it better one day” pile. that’s it. from today on i will visualise and… Read more →

theory U

  it’s been a couple of inspirational years now that i’ve worked based on theory U. preparing a sample workshop for an IT customer i discovered yet a new aspect of it. the very core of the theory is the trinity of open: mind-heart-will. it is only based on them all that true innovation can be born. each of them… Read more →

illustrating a book

the first book i illustrated is out. printed on real paper, available in real book-stores. a whole new chapter starts with this step.i am being called an “illustrator” now as well. here you can read me writing about the process. i am very pleased with the result. the drawings look neat and simple. those two are my favourite ones:  … Read more →

visual facilitation

visual facilitation is not about only drawing. it is not a modern name for making a comic based on a situation. it is way more. it means working with a powerful combination of words, shapes and colours for recording and organising the communication and creation flows in conversations inside an organisation, a group or even in one’s own note-making for… Read more →

collective learning with a large group

in july 2013 the city of leipzig was organising a 10 day residential for 100 young artists from 10 countries. i was invited to design the scenarios and implement collective sense-making sessions of their shared experiences as well as to facilitate the intercultural learning in the group. we used world-cafe to have people start engaging and connecting based on topics… Read more →

strategic conversations with open space

open space was a initiating element of a long-term strategy for change in the leadership culture of a corporation in the FMCG sector.  the CEO, supported by the HR and other strategic departments agreed, that they do not want to introduce a model or any other kind of a ready solution they would implement in the whole company. they wanted… Read more →