✦ Helping Visioneers to shape the digitized future and bring their ideas to life. As an engineer and entrepreneur I would like to inspire and generate sparks. ✦

The impact you can achieve with your idea is the real reason for working

Consider the demands of new generations

What is your impact? Source: Pexels

Opinions about Elon Musk range from adoration to contempt. For some people, he’s a visionary for others just someone who wants to make money.

But it’s not quite that simple: All his companies serve to improve humanity and enable new possibilities outside the earth because that’s the only place he…

The Pandemic was like a fire accelerant for change

A comparison between vision and reality

Corona was like a fire accelerant for business changes (Source: Pexels.com)

We humans are known to be creatures of habit.

So it’s no surprise that in the corporate context, too, we often only move when a crisis forces us to. And yet we should have known since Darwin: Only those who adapt fastest to changes and, in the best case, even…

Finally beautiful and sophisticated presentations

An appeal to all who like to present a lot of information

Mood board to collect visual inspiration for your presentation
Example of a Mood Board to collect inspirations

First of all: I am an enthusiastic engineer with heart and soul. I realize that we engineers are rarely designers, but I still notice one thing about presentations: They are boring, tedious, uninspired, and raise more questions than they solve. So many bright minds sometimes create the least informative PowerPoint…

How to sell your idea

Why you should invest time on pointing out the problem not your solution.

Omid Scheybani (Google) at START Summit, St. Gallen

How do you sell a car? Not via technical figures, not via beautiful pictures or texts. The best way to sell a car is through emotions. We do not buy a car every few months. Usually, we have done a lot of research in advance and already know very well…

The Entrepreneur Diary

A story about the ups and downs in our start-up

Jakob and I during a pitch event, 2016

In the middle of 2014, I decided to found a startup together with friends. Six years later, in June 2020, the servers were officially shut down.

After about 500k EUR turnover, invested 75k EUR, six freelancers, three external software development companies, numerous attended startup events, and a not exactly quantified…

Bring visual clarity to your work

These templates help you to generate and organize ideas

Creative Team Workshops, Source: Freepik.com

Almost everyone who is involved in starting his own business today will at some point come across the Business Model Canvas to visualize his business model. At a certain point in product development, the Value Proposition Model will be used. But why? Why do so many people and companies use…

Let’s work more visually

Engineers are mostly focused on technology but they could reach more when they change the way of communication.

„Make things clear“, Source: www.HolgerNilsPohl.de

This week I had a very interesting workshop on the topic of “visual clarity”. What does that mean? Almost every day we are all confronted with the situation of presenting ideas, sketching processes, or visualizing elements of a conversation. But what is the best way to do that?

Holger Nils…

A good culture is the key to success

A simple tool for visualizing the culture of a company

The culture map from Strategyzer

Some time ago, I was professionally confronted with the challenge of establishing a culture of innovation within the company. Every company states on its website to be innovative. The word “innovation” has been so exploited that I asked myself the following question:

  • What constitutes an innovative culture?
  • What makes it…

Ein einfaches Werkzeug zur Visualisierung der Kultur eines Unternehmens

Die Culture Map von Strategyzer

Vor einiger Zeit wurde ich beruflich mit der Herausforderung konfrontiert, eine Innovationskultur im Unternehmen zu etablieren. Jedes Unternehmen schreibt auf seine Website, innovativ zu sein. Das Wort “Innovation” ist so ausgeschlachtet, dass ich mich Folgendes fragte:

  • Was macht eine innovative Kultur…
Smart Buildings in a Smart City environment

The words Smart Buildings and digital Real Estate Management refer to open and networked data streams in buildings that are evaluated and analyzed fully automatically. An AI controls media flows and infrastructure in order to provide people with optimal living and working conditions. Strategic decisions in building and site development…

Jan Wokittel

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