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Some of what we have learned from each other and with each other in our circle can be found here as a short synopsis.

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“IS THERE A SOUL 2.0? MY EXPERIENCES, FEARS, JOYS…”

Exciting questions arise: Does the new digital world contrast with our essence? Do "our souls" find their place in ...

14. March 2024

“Optimism – The Way Out of Loss!”

The sudden and unexpected death of Ulrich Schweiker has led us to this topic. Ulrich was one of the four founding ...

14. September 2023

“GOOD WORLD – BAD WORLD. MY WAY IN IT!”

Is the pond in front of my house really full of black swans? - Or how do I currently endure the uncertainties and ...

23. March 2023

GAIN TRUST – LOSE TRUST. MOMENTS OF MY BALANCE!

Many had a stupid year in 2021. Extremely stressful, in any case. Growing up as a free generation, we had to ...

8. September 2022

Cancelled because of COVID 19

24. March 2022

THE FAMILIAR FLUCTUATES! – THE ENCOURAGERS ALSO NEED ENCOURAGEMENT.

The Corona era has shifted contexts and frames of reference. What is still reliable? We experienced a lot of ...

20. July 2021

CURSE & CHARM OF AUTHORITARIAN LEADERSHIP

For some time now we have been observing a worldwide trend towards structures and systems that are contemptuous of ...

24. September 2020

FIND & ASSERT MY OWN POSITION AUTHENTICALLY TODAY!

What helps me to be entrepreneurial, sustainable, politically correct, gender compliant, multicultural, digital, ...

19. September 2019

THE KAIROS IN MY LIFE – MY UNIQUE CHANCE!

The kairos, that is the critical, the unique moment in which you can do something special. Kairos phobia is the ...

21. March 2019

PATTERN INTERRUPTION – MOMENTS OF MY CHANGE OF DIRECTION!

What in my life has caused me to do things differently in the future? Which events brought me to reflect, to ...

27. September 2018

“WORKING OUT OF MY WISDOM!”

Populism, trend news, fake news. "poisoned" sources and many guides where to look. Where do we find our point ...

22. March 2018

RELIABILITY – COMMITMENT – SOLIDARITY! WHERE ARE THE ROLE MODELS? IS IT US?

People who gave us reliability, commitment and solidarity are our role models. Through them we have been able to ...

21. September 2017

UNBROKEN OPTIMISM! WE CAN MAKE OUR MARK…

The big issues of our time get under our skin more and more, burdening and touching us in addition to our own ...

23. March 2017

HOW WE DEAL WITH THE POWER! FROM VICTIM TO PERPETRATOR TO VICTIM…

Yes, we need to talk about power! Power is the central issue so that things work or don't work. First of all, it ...

22. September 2016

COMPLEXITY? – HOW I EXPERIENCE THIS PHENOMENON AND LIVE WITH IT…

Every day a flood of personal impressions, experiences, news and information streams in on us, which we may or may ...

17. March 2016

THOUGHTFUL ACTION IS NECESSARY – JUST LOOKING IS NOT ENOUGH!

Today there is nothing more urgent than the preservation of creation. Francis also reminds us of our solidarity ...

17. September 2015

WELCOME & FAREWELL – LIFE-GIVING TRANSITIONS

In Welcome & Farewell we mark the essential beginning and end points in our lives. Recognising these points ...

10. March 2015

OUR LONGINGS – CURSE OR BLESSING?

It is important to have dreams, hope, longing, to commit oneself. But how do we know today what is really worth ...

18. September 2014

CONNECTING GENERATIONS – SUCCEEDING DIALOGUES

In the moment of a successful dialogue we experience that we are alive, experience ourselves in our creativity and ...

20. March 2014

TRUST MY INNER COMPASS! HOW DO I KNOW WHAT IS RIGHT NOW?

Who actually says what is right? How is it that we often lose sight of the overall context? In contact with and ...

26. September 2013

FRIENDSHIP THAT IS IMPORTANT TO ME! HOW DOES THIS WORK?

Friends are as important as the air we breathe. But what does friendship mean to us as entrepreneurs in times of ...

21. March 2013

BEING AN ENTREPRENEUR WITH ENTHUSIASM. THE GIFT TO REINVENT YOURSELF AGAIN AND AGAIN.

Enthusiasm, departure, passion, sense. It is astonishing how much "credit" an entrepreneur with such qualities ...

20. September 2012

CONSCIOUSLY IN CONNECTION WITH THE ORIGIN OF MY POWER

No future without origin. Connection to one's own sources of strength: family, nation, tribe, values, beliefs, ...

22. March 2012

NOW MORE THAN EVER! – SUSTAINABLE LIVING WITH HEART & MIND.

Fukushima, the euro crisis, increasing social divisions in society...a series of burn-outs: economy and society ...

15. September 2011

DRAW BOUNDARIES, CROSS BOUNDARIES, ACCEPT BOUNDARIES. – THE FREEDOM I MEAN.

Freedom, as won so lost. Concentration of power and resources, manipulation, monopolisation, access controls, ...

17. March 2011

DEALING WITH EXISTENTIAL THREATS – MOMENTS OF SOLIDARITY IN MY LIFE.

For decades, we have been increasingly committed to total individualism. Tough luck! Because today the long-term ...

15. September 2010

BONDING – INSTEAD OF SPLITTING TO DEATH!

Successful entrepreneurs create something new. They bring people, ideas and things together, create syntheses. The ...

18. March 2010

FOREGOING AND WINNING – RECOGNISING WHAT REALLY COUNTS.

The current financial and economic crisis is showing our economic and social system its limits. It is time to put ...

14. September 2009

THE HANDSHAKE COUNTS! – TRUST COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE.

Merchants seal their decisions with a handshake. You can trust in this handshake. Today, mistrust and unlimited ...

12. March 2009

ADVICE OF THE ELDERS IN MY LIFE

Good advice is expensive. Since time immemorial, the advice of the elders has therefore been important. It helps ...

11. September 2008

CONSISTENCY AND DARING IN MANAGEMENT

Corporate management is about consistently deriving our actions from our strategic goals, our deep convictions and ...

12. March 2008

” NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF INVENTION (?!)”

Need! Emptiness! When all else fails and we let go, becoming apparently aimless for a moment, then new (free) ...

20. September 2007

FROM FROG TO PRINCE – TAPPING POTENTIAL

Kissed frogs become princes. Unkissed frogs keep croaking, the fairy tale tells us. ...What actually happens in ...

7. March 2007

UPHEAVALS IN THE COMPANY – THE DESIRE AND FEAR OF THE ENTREPRENEUR

Upheavals - These are the issues that are at stake. Often we have longed for them; sometimes barely daring to hope ...

11. October 2006

DEIDESHEIMERKREIS: LEADERSHIP AS RITUAL – RITUALS IN LEADERSHIP

Rituals have little place in the consciousness of our companies. Nevertheless, they are practised extensively, ...

16. March 2006

WHEN CHILDREN ASK ME WHAT AM I PROUD OF AS AN ENTREPRENEUR?

It is our children, their friends and grandchildren who will make the decision about our success. Will they have a ...

29. September 2005

LEARNING FROM MISTAKES

To learn from mistakes, art is to ensure a lasting existence. Not learning easily becomes a trap. Recognising ...

10. March 2005

FREEDOM AND SOLITUDE IN LEADERSHIP

Freedom and solitude in leadership is a demand that applies especially to responsible and forward-looking ...

30. September 2004

COURAGE IN LEADERSHIP

Courage in leadership was the first topic on which stories were told in the Deidesheimer Kreis: Courage shows ...

18. March 2004