Ripple Effect – one small change …

Heureka - It is done. My company is being founded and I finally decided on a name: Ripple Effect. What's in a name - after all it took me felt ages to choose. But a name and the picture that goes with it means something important to me - and I hope to others too. So...

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Starting your own business – 3 simple things to begin with

What a scary thought: Suddenly I do not have the safety anymore of going to work in the morning and getting a regular pay check. There is no-one, who tells me what to do (ok let's be fair, that has not been the case for the last 15 years either ;)), no team to support...

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Having a strong Risk Culture does not mean taking less risks

Risk Culture is a buzzword since a couple of years, especially since the regulators have put it on the agenda. Libor scandal, Rogue Trading, Miss-selling: The scandals – especially in the financial services industry – have continued and consumers, regulators and even...

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Responsible Leadership – Moral Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence - buzz words or proven concepts, that point the way to more successful relationships and effective leadership? Of course if you ask me, it is the latter. And research from Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, and more and more...

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The Impact of your Employees – The Story of a Colleague

Today I would like to share a story of a colleague. She is a young woman, not too many years out of university, committed to her job and the company. But she was as well looking for the "little bit extra" from her work, the meaning, the fun, the challenge. Simply what...

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