Wolf's Page at Foswiki
| A senior manager with over 20 years international experience in a broad range of project management, marketing and sales positions. Familiar in working with major clients across the world with excellent experience in the USA, UK, Europe and Japan.
In addition to technical attributes major strengths include a natural talent for building productive professional relationships with management, development teams and clients of all levels and cultural backgrounds; excellent management skills gained leading a variety of teams and high standing as a skillful and charismatic presenter with excellent international experience in leading presentations and demonstrations at the highest levels.
As a consultant dealing with major clients ranging from small and medium size businesses to corporates and government departments, I would be delighted to support your business as well!
+49 175 655 1488
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Ask any manager what they find important in their daily business and the answer is invariably communication. While good communication is certainly vital, what does it actually mean in the context of our daily working lives?
When I started my first job I remember a colleague being very proud that the company had acquired a fax machine. He told me with huge enthusiasm that at last it was possible to send documents like engineering drawings electronically in just a few minutes. I’m not sure whether he was more excited about the fax itself, or the fact that we no longer had to rely on ‘snail mail’. It certainly saved a lot of time! But a few weeks later it was a different story. My colleague was unhappy and complaining about his customers, "It’s horrible Wolf,” he said. “Everyone gets their drawings and invoices and letters instantly, and then they reply right away and we have to respond. It’s so stressful!"
It had dawned on him that while the fax machine led to more productivity, because information could be exchanged much faster, the result was much more stress for him. We all know what happened next; the first mobile phones, then email and now many people use Blackberries. But with the advent of each new means of communicating, life has become progressively more stressful. But have we grown correspondingly more productive? I honestly don’t think so. The volume of communication has increased steadily, but the quality hasn't! People spend more and more time fielding emails and phone calls, and they are constantly ‘on-call’. Alongside this flood of daily communication is the pressing need to find a means of managing it.
These days competitive advantage often consists of knowing which information matters and being able to reduce the rest of the communications ‘noise’ to a manageable level. Instead of copying in more and more people into our emails and picking up the phone every time we have a new idea, we need to harness the new technologies available to streamline our communications and make them really work for us. It’s simple now to create spaces where we can exchange, evaluate and store information. Tackling and controlling the information mountain by working smarter will be critical if we are to become more competitive. To achieve that TWiki is just the right solution for your and your success!!!
Some years ago they said "The big will eat the small." Now it has become "The quick will eat the slow!!!" We support you to become very fast!!!