June 22, 2022

The 4 Pillars of Authentic Leadership: How Adaptability builds resilient teams

Managers are often promoted into the position, not because they are good managers, but because they are good in their job. Our approach of 4 Pillars […]
June 10, 2022

4 Pillars of Authentic Leadership: How Integrity increases trust

As part of our research into the 4 Pillars of Authentic Leadership, we identified 4 important pillars, which will help leaders to act upon supporting creating […]
May 10, 2022

4 Pillars of Authentic Leadership: How Empathy empowers your team

In the last article, we explained Vulnerability as the first Pillar from the 4 Pillars of Authentic Leadership. Now it is time to look at our […]
April 27, 2022

4 Pillars of Authentic Leadership: How Vulnerability helps to create psychological safety

Vulnerability is one of the main pillars for authentic leadership. Read in this article, why and how you can improve your leadership.
April 18, 2022

The 4 Pillars of Authentic Leadership – How to build a high-performance team through trust

Read in this article, how the 4 Pillars of Authentic Leadership can help you to build trust and high-performance organizations.
April 5, 2022

How to use Scalar Framing for an Agile Transformation

How do you implement and roll out an Agile Transformation in your company? Too often, people just follow frameworks. This article is an attempt to change the questions, what agility would mean for each flight level of an organization.
March 14, 2022

Scaling Agile – Don’t scale; but reframe

As we already know, organizations worldwide realize that they need to DO things differently. They create new processes and new workflows on how they should collaborate […]
January 12, 2022

My personal “Personal Agility” story

A recent in-house workshop I facilitated on Career Goals (and the productivity towards them) reminded me of my personal “Personal Agility” story and how I found […]
June 16, 2021

Too much to do, not enough time

We all have usually not enough time to what we want to achieve. This article explains, why this might be not necessary, if you find out what really matters to you.
October 5, 2020

The role of Leaders in Agile environments

Agile organizations are the future, if we believe McKinsey. For this to happen, the role of Management needs to change. Read here, what you can do to achieve that.
August 18, 2020

Setting Goals that empower

Organizations struggle with setting and achieving meaningful goals. Read here from our experiences, why that might happen.
August 11, 2020

Identify Competencies Gaps in your team with Team Competency Matrix

The Team Competency Matrix is an easy tool, which is immediately applicable to understand the needed competencies in your team and identify the gaps of what you need.
August 5, 2020

Solving conflicts with addressing Motivators

A while ago we were writing about the Moving Motivators and how they can help team leaders and managers to be more empathetic and to be […]
July 8, 2019

Organizational Development in 21st century – Meddler’s Game

Organizational Development in the 21st century has been a challenge for many companies. When I talk to C-level or directors, most people are always looking for […]
May 20, 2019

Leadership Trait “Empathy” – Start with Moving Motivators

If you have followed some of our blogs, you already know, that for us empathy is a leadership skill. Employees see, that their leaders genuinely care, […]
March 21, 2019

Overwhelmed Managers – part 3: Swamped by Digitization & Innovation

As discussed, we at semdi believe, that today’s Managers are overwhelmed because of 3 different swamps. We talked about different complexity areas, different motivations, but also […]
March 13, 2019

Overwhelmed Managers – part 2.1: Motivation – the external self-concept

As we discussed in the prior article, Motivation can have many faces. In order to motivate our people it is not enough to tell people to […]
March 4, 2019

Overwhelmed Managers – part 2: Swamped by different motivations

Within my engagements on supporting teams and management, people often ask me the same questions: How can I motivate my team? How can I engage them […]
February 15, 2019

Overwhelmed Managers – part 1: Making sense of today’s world

In the last article I described how managers are overwhelmed with the situation in today’s complex environment and described three different swamps and how this image […]
January 20, 2019

Being Swamped – Challenges of Organizations in 21st century

In the last year I organized a course on Management in 21st century. I started the course with showing a similar picture as the one above. […]