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Change Management Lesson #2: Don’t Give Up Too Early

Last weekend I finished my first half-marathon in Berlin. The first 7 km were just great fun. I ran through the Brandenburg Gate while the sun was shining and bands were playing rhythmic music. I then wondered why I hadn’t done this before. But around halftime, I recalled why: my feet started aching. To be […]

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Got Gamification? Part 2

Rewards, not for the faint of heart When organizations look into gamification, they probably do so because they are thinking about implementing some sort of long-term change in their companies.  What most of them do not know is that around 80% of designed business games will fail to meet desired objectives due to poor objective […]

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Acrasio Business Football

Got Gamification?

An introduction to business games for rookies, a review for the rest of us. If you’ve been keeping up with all of the latest change management training trends you are probably no rookie to the term “gamification.” But if you are still wondering about this concept, or have just started looking into it, the best […]

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Paris

Change Management Lesson #1: Don’t Tell Them What to Do

I would like to start the New Year with a series around the dos and don’ts of Change Management. Today I start with a Don’t. As a little girl I lived in Paris in the 7ème arrondissement, close to the Eifel Tower. After school and during weekends I would play in the Jardin des Tuileries […]

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Mid-Year Resolutions – Changing Your Life Step-by-Step

I’m sitting in my kitchen overlooking a beautiful lake in the south of Berlin. The business year has not yet fully started. This is definitely the ideal time to start thinking about the year ahead of me. At least this is what most people do these days: setting new priorities, rethinking their values and trying […]

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