Positive Psychology in organizations: What it is good for? Studies habitually show: Many organizations fare badly, economically speaking as well as on the human side. Financial performance falls short of expectations. But employees´ "psychological income" also falls short. Many people are only moderately motivated. Sickness ratios reach ever new highs due to psychological problems – and high performers resign in large quantities. Why is that the case?
As a result, growth and profits stagnate. Companies usually react by employing "the usual suspects": cost-cutting and consolidation. And they are confronted with predictable dead ends, because efficiency programs are exhausted at some point. What's actually missing:
All of this may sound wishy-washy to some ears, but the opposite is true. In recent decades, researchers have been able to show that it is precisely these human factors that determine organizational performance in the long term.
"Harvard Business manager" named me a "leading expert in Positive Psychology in Germany," and the German "Personal Magazin" ranks me among the top HR Influencers in Germany. Many clients are repeat customers, working with me several years in a row or for different locations. Why should you work with me?
I know what I talk about.
I am one of the pioneers of Positive Psychology in Germany and am in exchange with the international thought leaders in this field of research.
I walk the talk.
Leadership roles in international corporations as well as a more than a dozen years as a management coach have shaped my beliefs: trustful relationships, strength orientation, and meaningful work are the keys to superior corporate performance.
I inspire people – beyond the day.
This is what those clients say who have worked with me in Europe, Asia, and the USA. Typically, my keynotes and workshops illuminate the intersection of Positive Psychology, leadership, and corporate performance.
Our employees are our most valuable asset. This is how almost every description of corporate values begins. It is high time to live up to this claim. In their best moments, organizations are places of:
Organizations can be all of these things. But experience and decades of research show: They don't become all of this just by themselves. Too often, employees are seen solely as cogs in the wheel. But only those companies who accept people as a whole, with their passions, their enthusiasm, their desire for a meaningful life, will achieve outstanding results.
My mission: I deliver momentum for the best our businesses can be: Places of meaningful and profitable growth for people and organization.