CHANGE: WHY IT IS GOOD TO FEEL THE FEAR

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Think crazy, act courageously and live a fulfilled life. Franklin Delano Roosevelt spoke a sentence in his first speech as the President of the United States of America during his inauguration on March 4th, 1933 that is still one of the most…

THE FOUR PILLARS OF LASTING CHANGE

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How to change your company, your team and get the life you want Every time has its trends. In the 1980s it was the Walkman, roller-skates and the epic hymns of Bon Jovi. In the 1990s there was the Tamagotschi, soccer players wore a haircut…

THE NEW YORK QUICK CHECK FOR LASTING CHANGES

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How to find your Personal New York in Life For over 20 years, I have been a huge fan of singer and songwriter Udo Jürgens. Born in a small Austrian village, he became an international star who played concerts all over the world, sold over…

CHANGE IT UP! THE SIX MAGIC WORDS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

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Just do it and start making history today It doesn´t take more than forty-five minutes for the sun to go down on the horizon. And it is fascinating to me how fast the atmosphere of a whole city can change in such a short amount of time. Where…

BECOME AN EXPERT IN ANY TOPIC: WHY ONE HOUR MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE

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I find it remarkable how fast we get used to a certain way of thinking and acting. And once these things are in place, it´s pretty hard to get rid of them again. If you´ve ever tried to replace an old habit with a new one before, you know…

USE YOUR UNIQUENESS: DARE TO BE YOURSELF

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How being unique leads you to success May I share with you one of my core beliefs? I believe that every single person has something deep inside of himself or herself that makes him or her extraordinary. Every single person has unique talents…

PERSONAL VALUES: HOW TO DEFINE YOUR CORE VALUE SYSTEM

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How to define your personal navigation system Why are you leading the life you lead? Why have you chosen your specific profession? What´s your drive when things aren´t going so well? The answer to these three questions is the same: It´s…

THE END OF EXCUSES: JUST DO IT!

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Stop the blaming game and start the change If you have read my previous books, then you will know that I am convinced that life is either black or white. You can either change or stay the way you are. You can decide for or against something.…

THE ONE THING THAT PREVENTS YOU FROM LONGTERM SUCCESS

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Letting go of what used to work When I meet people after my speeches, the number one question I get is this one: „What is the secret to your success?“ Well and my answer can be summarized in a sentence made famous by Marshall Goldsmith:…

OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF CHANGE: MY TOP 4 FEAR BUSTERS

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My Top 4 fear busters and 2 powerful question you should start asking yourself Do you have fear of change? Let me clarify one thing right from the beginning: Every human being has fears. The crucial question, solely and exclusively is how we…

STOP WAITING FOR PERMISSION AND JUST DO IT!

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Why the Perfect Moment Will Never Come It´s Monday morning, I am sitting at the Panke, a small river north of Berlin, and am enjoying my day. There is not a cloud in the sky and the temperature has already reached seventy-seven degrees at…

THE IDENTITY OF A CHANGEMAKER AND HOW TO BECOME ONE

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Change or get changed Right at the beginning of this post, I´d like to remind you of one thing. You should never forget that our time on this planet is limited and may end earlier than we expect. Therefore, we should enjoy it as much as possible…