Our co-hosts will welcome you and facilitate discussions during the unconference part of our agenda on themes sourced by you - such as psychological safety, evolutionary purpose, creative leadership, performance of self-managing teams, and whole person development at work,
Do you have experiences to share about new ways of collaborating and decision-making?
Are employees ready to embrace the higher levels of personal development, social intelligence, transparency and flexibility necessary to thrive in a responsive organization?
Please join us for a RESPONSIVE.ORG holiday meetup at Babbel in Berlin-Mitte.
Two months ago in Berkeley, CA, the 1st Annual Responsive Conference brought together organizational leaders and change agents from around the globe to connect and exchange stories, methods and resources about the Future of Work.
On December 14th in Berlin, we’ll hear highlights, continue the conversation and make new connections. Bring your questions and answers to the event. Let’s connect as a community before the end of the year. We’ll walk away with insights, goals and actions for 2017.
December 14, 2016
18:30 – 22:00
Babbel Headquarters Canteen
Max-Beer-Str. 2, 10119 Berlin
Food and drinks provided
Register today (limited capacity) - €8 donation to Berlin refugee services
Stacia Carr – Zalando Tech, Head of Engineering
Peter Wolff – Responsive.Org; People-Centric Organizations, Co-Founder
Hendrik Backerra – Hendrik Backerra Consulting, Founder
Katharina Zink – Coach, New Work journalist, TheDive.com
Ben Sahlmüller – LEAD Academy, Head of LEAD Ideas
Maria Sumpf – Babbel, Internal Communications and Knowledge Management Team Lead
Bastian Neumann – LEAD Academy, Head of Leadership Programs
PROTOTYPING THE FUTURE OF WORK
18:30 – 19:00 Gather in the Babbel canteen for a snack & drink
19:00 – 19:30 Structured networking
19:30 – 21:00 Unconference – Prototyping the Future of Work
What is an unconference? (link)
21:00 – 22:00 Holiday drinks and treats
SPONSOR - Babbel
“We are a learning company on the inside as much as the outside. A team in which each and every person is consistently learning new things is incredibly thrilling.” Markus Witte, CEO
Get international perspectives on organization design, engineering leadership, values-driven culture, workforce well-being, team engagement and evolutionary purpose.
Responsive Organizations are built and designed to thrive in less predictable environments.
They learn and respond through the open flow of information.
They encourage experimentation and learn on rapid cycles.
They organize as a network of employees, customers, and partners motivated by a shared purpose.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
If you manage organizational change; lead people, teams or entire organizations; consult with organizational leaders; coach or facilitate change for others; or are looking for solutions that create a thriving and meaningful workplace. Come meet, learn from and collaborate with a network of change makers co-creating a movement to transform the way we work.
Stacia Carr is an American technology executive and startup co-founder. Throughout her career she's led engineering teams developing consumer Internet products and services with an emphasis on digital media distribution including SoundCloud, Sony, Listen.com, CMJ and Kink.com. In 2013 she successfully negotiated the acquisition of the boutique consulting company she was running to Indiegogo. In 2014, she relocated from the US to Madrid, Spain, as the technical cofounder of Vidnex, a real-time video platform for the health and fitness industry. At Zalando she is Head of Engineering focused on engineering leadership.
Peter Wolff is a management consultant and facilitator on the topics of leadership, team collaboration and organizational design. He has been active in Responsive.org since February 2016. He provides experiential learning for teams to increase emotional and social intelligence, and engage in co-creating high-performance culture. A native of San Francisco, Wolff earned his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and worked as an innovation manager at Mercedes-Benz Research in Palo Alto before completing his master’s thesis on workforce engagement and well-being in 2013. More at peterwolff.com.
Hendrik and his team combine unique knowledge and vast experience in organizational development and personal growth, enabling organizations to master deep change. Through creative formats the team supports the development of a healthy, values-driven company culture and builds effective leadership capabilities. Fields of expertise include top-team alignment in a merger situation, building up international change agent networks, culture change initiatives, long-term support in developing a values culture, adaption to the challenges of the VUKA world and complex changes in the organization. More at hendrikbackerra.de.
Katharina is a coach and facilitator and works as a journalist on the topics of new work and organizational transformation. She is active in TheDive network, and is co-author of the forthcoming German audiobook release of “Reinventing Organizations“, by Frederic Laloux.
Ben Sahlmüller works at LEAD Academy, a Berlin-based NGO aiming to strengthen leadership capacity and cooperation between sectors within Germany and Europe. He is heading the think tank LEAD Ideas, currently working on a study on leadership innovations and impulses from self-organized initiatives in the context of migration and refugees. Additionally, Ben Sahlmüller is writing his PhD in business psychology on the issue of dual and shared leadership at the Rotterdam School of Management. More at www.lead.ngo/ideas.
Maria leads the Internal Communications and Knowledge Management team at Babbel, a language learning app based in Berlin and New York. The team bases its work on a firm set of values and an ambitious cultural mission. They constantly develop, improve and support formats for inclusive decision-making, knowledge sharing, feedback, transparency, and friendly informal communication. Maria takes openness and curiosity from her diverse background: she has worked as a cognitive and neuroscientist for a couple of years, and apart from being a communicator at Babbel she is also a part-time singer and voice coach.
Bastian is Head of Leadership Programs at LEAD Academy gGmbH. With its various programs LEAD Academy offers cross-sectoral leadership development to executives from politics, businesses and NGOs and supports leaders to take responsibility for the common good. Besides his role at LEAD he is certified coach and facilitator with profound background in providing professional training and coaching to individuals, corporate and non-profit organizations to position their projects and manage major organisational obstacles.
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