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My favorite exercises and tools.

It is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail. So I try to expand my toolkit of exercises, models, frameworks, and structures continuously. Here’s an overview of the structures I often use in workshops, meetings and sessions, but also in my private life.

Select tools based on job to be doneFull list of tools
Seven tool categories ... and tools for remote meetings.

What job do you need to get done?

Based on what you would like to achieve, I have categorised the tools I often use. For example, the Mexican Wave helps energise crowds, Idea speed dating is a great way to generate ideas fast and some exercises are just perfect for remote meetings.

Remote meetings

Many tools and exercises that work offline, work remotely. But there are some tweaks.

Act and do more.

From marketing to make-a-thing. What tools to use to talk less and do more, either as a person or a company.

Tools to act and do more

Design interactions.

Looking for tools or models that help create better interactions or conversations?

Tools to design interactions

Design meetings.

What is the best way to use the knowledge and experience gathered in one room? Often, the answer is not PowerPoint.

Tools to design meetings

Energise a crowd.

Got a meeting, conference or workshop? Time to get some energy back in the room.

Tools to energise a crowd

Grow your self.

Tools, models, and tricks to be the best version of your self every day.

Tools to grow your self

Grow your team.

Moving from working in a team to working on a team: what are tools and models that will help you grow your team?

Tools to grow your team

Unlock creativity.

Different solutions for existing problems. Sounds simple, but how do you design the right setting to achieve this?

Tools to unlock creativity

How I work

I was lucky enough to be working for a wide range of international clients over the last 15 years. Much of my open and collaborative style is based on this experience, as well as certified training by IDEO, Hyper Island and Liberating Structures.

We’ll start with a conversation. I want to thoroughly understand your ideas and values in your own words. This will help us build a session or series of sessions that will help reach your goals – whether it is communicating with your team, building a new strategy or developing a new product or service.

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Let me help you

Acts, not ads.

I have 15+ years in changing companies to be less about ads and more about acts. I'd love to hear your story and see how I can help.

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