The Story: Starting a new digitalisation journey with an executive team.

I am sharing this from the middle of a workshop preparation. It's a simple three-step program for the first one in a series of executive workshops to specify and build a digitalisation roadmap. Here's a translation, since the poster is in German: What are we going to achieve today? We will synchronise the way we…

How the location communicates with workshop participants

It makes sense to carefully choose and invest in the right location in which you conduct workshops. As much as non-verbal communication influences how we perceive another person as much does a room and its development over time influence the participant's performance. Choosing the right location "You never get a second chance to make a…

Framing participants to think in specific categories

Today I am sharing something I stumbled across coincidentally: the effect of combining to methodologies for structured thinking. Often I use "The Good. The Bad. The Ugly." (G/B/U) as some sort of activation exercise to let the participant's minds dive into the day's subject. The Good. The Bad. The Ugly. (Work Canvas) Due to the…

The Story: Stakeholder and management buy-in for aligning a large scale digitalisation program

Please note, that the following is only a condensed description of the initiative. The workshop format set out below is one building block in a series of methods to capture insight and knowledge. It itself it would be too complex to be executed as a stand-alone module. The Setting Large enterprise with B2C/B2B product &…

The Story: alignment of business functions after a re-organisation

Please note, that the following is only a condensed description of the initiative. The workshop format set out below is one building block in a series of methods to capture insight and knowledge. It itself it would be too complex to be executed as a stand-alone module. The Setting After a organisational re-structuring and consolidation…