Intrinsic motivation – Inner purpose

Dear ambitious, you feel your inner purpose, this intrinsic motivation. Your ambition continuously fires you up to bring something really great into the world that benefits people. 🟱 People around you feel it too. That may be enough to get good results. đŸŸą It’s just not enough to get attention and recognition. Talk about what moves Read More

You rest – and enjoy family and friends. Happy easter.

Dear Ambitious, remember who you are. You like to learn. You see opportunities everywhere. You have great skill and ambition. You offer belonging to other influential people. You think positively, about yourself and about others. You understand people’s motives, even if they are different from your own. You are one of the privileged, successful people, Read More

Pleeeaaasssee stay in touch.

Dear ambitious, after this wonderful dinner you go home inspired
 You will remember this stimulating conference for a long time
 You owe this important contact to your supplier
 Suddenly you find this beautiful pen in your jacket pocket, which the friendly lady in the senators‘ lounge had given you together with her business card
 Surprisingly, Read More

Geben Sie Ihrer Karriere die entscheidende Wende. Assig + Echter Artikel fĂŒr Der SPIEGEL.

Einladungen lösen immer starke GefĂŒhle aus, ob beruflich oder privat, ob erhalten oder ausgesprochen. Am stĂ€rksten sind die GefĂŒhle dann, wenn in Menschen der Gedanke reift, berufliche Kontakte in einem persönlichen, informellen Setting einzuladen, auf eigene Kosten, zum Beispiel zum FrĂŒhstĂŒck in ein schönes Hotel oder gar zu sich nach Hause. 🟱 Sie wissen, es Read More

The Assig+Echter Top Management Success Formula

1.     Top League Knowledge  – What are the hidden agendas that lead to sustainable success at the top?– What is a top management community and how does it come about?– What are the crucial elements of the top management habitus?– How does influence develop and grow in corporations?– How does an international reputation develop?– What does Read More

Community-Building

Dear ambitious, a seminar garden can be just as enticing as a rustic beer garden in the mountains. Encounters! Conversations, feeling the other, perceiving with all your senses. ☀ They are possible. They are longed for. They are easy. ☀ If you have a garden. Or a balcony. When you go out to eat. Or Read More

Personal, informal communication is more important today than ever before.

Dear ambitious, as a top manager in your home office, you might feel more freedom. No more travelling, shorter conferences and meetings, more time for family, reading and thinking. Work and free time can be arranged more freely. ✅ You might just as well feel less freedom working in your home office. There is more Read More

What does generosity have to do with your top management career?

By definition, it is not strategic. You generously give information, your ideas, tips, contacts, you recommend others (for privileges you would like to have yourself …), you attribute the noblest motives, the greatest successes, the best competences. ? Without expecting anything, without aiming at anything? It is precisely this unintentional giving that has a strategic Read More

Vages Unbehagen und „Das-rede-ich-mir-schön“-Programme, die miteinander einen inneren Dialog fĂŒhren, kennen alle intelligenten, reflektierten, erfolgsgewohnten Menschen.

Als Beraterinnen finden wir uns manchmal in Situationen wieder, in denen TĂŒren geknallt und Stimmen lauter werden, „bullshit 
 we have the experience … we are successful“. Wir bleiben entspannt, denn wir beraten wieder eine internationale Business School zu ihrem Topmanagement Programm. Sie hatten nach unserer Expertise verlangt, um ihre Case Studies fĂŒr CEOs und Read More

Die LĂ€ssigkeitsfalle – unser Artikel fĂŒr SPIEGEL online.

FĂŒr Vorstandsvorsitzende, Teamleiter und Referentinnen 
 fĂŒr alle steht die LĂ€ssigkeitsfalle im Sommer sperrangelweit weit auf. Insbesondere bei informellen Meetings. Je entspannter die Umgebung, umso mehr suggeriert das Unterbewusstsein: Hier kannst du ganz Du selbst sein. Ruhig ein bisschen mehr Alkohol trinken, lĂ€stern, Witze erzĂ€hlen
. Besser nicht. Denn auch in diesen Situationen werden alle in ihren Read More

Authority

Dear ambitious, of course, as a top manager you are excellent in your field. Unfortunately that is not enough to be a recognised authority. Influential people have to attribute excellence and influence to you. Their goodwill is the basis to be considered an authority. We are with you, Dorothea Assig and Dorothee Echter  Read More

outstanding personalities

Dear ambitious, you are an outstanding personality at the top of your company. You do not necessarily have to be an excellent team player. You need the exchange with other outstanding personalities whose perspective on the world is quite different from yours. Don’t brood on your own. Ask questions, listen, build excellent learning partnerships. We Read More

Gemeinsam FĂŒhren: Worauf es bei der Arbeit als Doppelspitze ankommt

Wie Doppelspitzen funktionieren und warum sie gerade jetzt so wichtig sind, darĂŒber sprechen wir mit Johanna DĂŒrrholz von der FAZ https://www.faz.net/aktuell/stil/leib-seele/worauf-es-bei-der-arbeit-als-doppelspitze-ankommt-16951848-p2.html Bei einer Doppelspitze entsteht nach unserer Ansicht eine dritte Kraft. „Momentan brauchen wir verschiedene Perspektiven, eine HeterogenitĂ€t an der Spitze“, sagt Echter. „Schauen Sie sich an, wie Barack und Michelle Obama gemeinsam agieren – Read More

Auch Lösungen wachsen exponentiell.

Klugheit kennt keine Panik. Und auch keine Horrorszenarien. Sie sind Krisen gewohnt, Sie haben Krisen gemanagt. Das ist Ihr Topmanagement Modus. Jetzt, in dieser Ausnahmesituation, wird alles gebraucht, was Sie können, was Sie an Talent, Wissen und Lebenserfahrung besitzen. Das hat Sie zu der Person gemacht, die Sie heute sind. Sie können Großes in der Read More

allegiance and loyalty

Dear ambitious, as a top manager you win allegiance and loyalty if others sense what drives you. You need great words to name your ambition – congruent with what you decide. We are with you, Dorothea Assig and Dorothee Echter Read More

Stay curious.

Dear Ambitious! Who belongs to your future top management community? Stay curious. Maybe you will meet them today. We are with you, Dorothea Assig + Dorothee Echter Read More

top managers with a great idea

Dear ambitious, top managers with a great idea want to hear this „tell me more“ by their investors and board members. It is generated by appreciation, not by explanation. We are with you, Dorothea Assig + Dorothee Echter Read More

Celebrating

Dear ambitious! Did you ever think about celebrating your successes as a manager? Just do it, don`t wait. Invite business friends and partners and share your pleasure of being successful. You think it may be a bit showy? We know, most of the time you are too modest anyway. Your guests will enjoy it. All Read More

sustainable influence

Dear ambitious! We know, if you are in top-management, travelling and communicating digitally takes most of your time. The really important matters require face to face contact. Only personal contact creates sustainable influence. We are with you, Dorothea Assig + Dorothee Echter Read More