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Do we need different leadership styles to tackle the current global developments?

  In my blogpost about power structures, I mentioned my strong belief in the need for diversity in management and politics. And I received some feedback from readers who are concerned that if we emphasise the need for women in leadership, we will actually separate men and women instead of bringing them together. But I…
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Rethinking healthcare – panel discussion at the NOAH conference in Berlin

  Buzzwords like blockchain or artificial intelligence applications have since become omnipresent. But can these new technologies really change the ways in which many industries work and approach problems? For me, the healthcare industry is a prime example for one of the industries where digital solutions have a lot of potential. At this year’s NOAH…
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How do I keep a digital mindset as a non-digital native?

  I was born in 1960. In my youth, telephones still had a cord. I wrote my master’s thesis on a typewriter. As these examples clearly show, I’m a dinosaur and a non-digital native. But I know that it is always important to stay tuned to the newest developments. How can I possibly do a…
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Women and Power

  Do we need different power structures to allow women to participate? At the end of her brilliant book Women & Power, historian Mary Beard claims that we must change the structures of power to allow women to participate. Power, she argues, is historically bound to prestige. It is elitist and reserved for a select…
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My Kiel

  I recently moved back to my hometown, Kiel [keel], in Northern Germany, right on the Baltic Sea. Most people, at least in Germany, have a certain disbelief in their voice when they hear about my move: “Really???? KIIEL [keeeeeeel]??!!” Well, it’s true that Kiel is a bit remote. But if you like to be…
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Hello World!

  It is great that you have found your way to my webpage. If you’re looking for input and opinions on diverse topics such as women and leadership, digitisation in companies and contemporary art, you’ve come to the right place. When I started thinking about this project, my main idea was to share some of…
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