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The larger an organization, the more it is built upon the division of labor. Tasks are distributed not only horizontally
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More attention on the personal contribution
Any system that exists over a long time results in effects that are not intended. It appears in the democracy
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Repeatedly spoilt for choice
All presenters have the same hurdle to overcome. The first eight seconds are the key to further attention. At the
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The effective first eight seconds
Every day we choose our preferred alternatives out of the flood of possibilities. It starts when we wake up and
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Election Grab Bag
Latest at election time, politicians move into the spotlight. Now parties introduce themselves to the voters with their agendas and
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The eye also votes
"And here I stand with all my lore, Poor fool, no wiser than before!" J.W. Goethe We are torn between
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The image frame - the ideal metaphor for unknowingness
In Germany, around 2.23 million solo self-employed people work without dependent employees. They take care of all biz components and
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You are what you is
Incredibly, we make 20,000 decisions a day. With sixteen hours that we spend every day awake, these are about 20
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Decision-making reloaded
Just as things go wrong on a large scale, for example, the Berlin Airport or the Elbe Philharmonic Hall, every
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One-sided reasoning
If difficulties arise, at first glance, it is due to other people. Why? It is easier to look for mistakes
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The act belongs to the individual
We often do not notice that we need to clarify our being here, being where, being when, being how, being
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Borderless does not mean without borders
The chances of the Internet make everyone a possible vendor of products and services. It leads to confusing offers and
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The blind spot of sales promotion
A few people will find a book in their bookcase that they cannot decipher. As long as one does not
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Volatile meaning
Good relations between the members of a working group are the basis for the interaction of the participants. Unfortunately, trust
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Pseudo interest - long-term relationship killer
Once you have caught the clientele's attention so that you can develop their interest in your offerings in order that
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The step to the Customer Journey
We are perpetually racing around the sun at over 100,000 km/h. Simultaneously, the Earth is rotating on its axis at
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The tide - the ideal metaphor for far too much
The absurd business acceleration and geographic dispersion and the flood of data in the VUKA world force executives to think
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Planned futility – eyes shut and get through
Not all superiors want to take responsibility but rather earn more. In the absence of expert development paths, they have
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Leading in this or in a different way
Before we start denigrating those who have demonstrated the most consistency over the past 2500 years, let's take an unbiased
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Learning from the elders
The life cycle of different companies follows similar patterns: R&D, Procurement, Production, Sales, After Sales, and Cross Functions. Differences arise
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Putting action into words
The words "I would have ..." turn responsible managers into wouldhavers. These people have in hindsight the aptness of knowing
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Life also does not necessarily punish those, who come too late
We try to use factual language nowadays. However, there is even in such profane things as a glass containing 250
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Overthrower throw over
The authors of the first chapter of the Bible described God's command to mankind in Genesis 1:28: Be fruitful and
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Lateral thinking revisited
Let us forget for the next few minutes that we do not yet understand the phenomenon of time, although we
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The seat direction in the railroad - the ideal metaphor for temporal horizons
The biggest hurdle on the way to fulfilling one's initiatives is the insecurity concerning one's capabilities - the existing roles;
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When self-confidence becomes hubris
Deficiencies arise from errors, wear and tear, accidents, or environmental changes. As a result, things and processes only function inadequately.
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The blunt ax - the ideal metaphor for a deficiency
The outcome of decades of standardization is bureaucracy in all areas. This is manifested in regulations that are supposed to
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The kick in the so-called - the ideal metaphor for a disturbance
When the affairs are not going as desired, you start looking for reasons, such as searching on the Internet. With
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First things first
We learn through observation, from teachers or others, and from the experiences we make ourselves. In this case, everything happens
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Learning from our own experience
When experts examine systematically, facts dissolve into incredibly subtle components, whereby our view of the whole gets lost. Thus, we
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Change is always - and different
The line of least resistance is built on simplicity, which is most easily generated by one-sidedness. Doing as if is
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The curse of one-sidedness
A metaphor effects through the mental links that the addressees add, especially if the images are coherently from one subject
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The appropriate metaphor field provides many images
What we can know was already a concern of Socrates according to Plato “I know that I do not know
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What we can know
So far, 27 people were 300,000 km away - twelve of them were on foot and motorized on the moon.
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The A7L - the ideal metaphor for basic needs
The Titanic disappeared at about 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, after colliding sideways with an iceberg about 300 miles
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Titanic - the ideal metaphor for false certitude
Since any opinion can be published on the Internet, we have to face a confusing flood of views. In this
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The look - the ideal metaphor for the own identity
We ALWAYS perceive the world with our senses. That way, we only see and hear what our filters let through
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Opinions are the new truths
In the real world, we differentiate between solid, liquid, and gaseous substances. Our common sense suggests clear distinctions. However, many
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The dough - the ideal metaphor for VUCA
Achieving or hitting a goal is difficult without an appropriate aiming device. It is not enough to be able to
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The reticle - the ideal metaphor for aiming
A bonsai is the Oskar Matzerath of trees. Even though Oskar decides at the age of three to stop growing,
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Bonsai - the ideal metaphor for nipped dedication in the bud