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DesignChange with Joy!

By Karla Schlaepfer
Professional Coaching, Leadership Coaching, Upskilling, Personal Development, Newsletter

Fresh change practices, a fresh accreditation + perky tips on how to quit

Dear Friends and Business partners,

It’s good to be back after a long break! The ice is thawing 🪴 the city is pulsing, and people are in contact discussing world news.

New change ventures ⚡ professional leadership coaching and live Design Thinking team innovation and creativity 🥰workshops are (again) sparking interest.

I’ve earned a 2. high-quality professional coaching accreditation (PCC) 🥳 and I’m so excited about my new coaching content management system with personalized coaching tools. More soon 😉

When team work and coaching is not live, hybrid working is the form of work that most employees prefer. Read more about why this is so and how to build joyful, better best collaborative hybrid meetings.

In German, a version of the hybrid working article above was selected to be published in Haufe Leadership magazine.

Virtual Reality is the tech solution for Generation Z. The younger generation prefers the feeling of presence over the flatness of Zoom. We were asked to introduce and present learning outcomes using Virtual Reality at the German Economic Institute (IW). Read the short report.

Personal development is an important factor in coaching. For professional coaches too; we’re known as “continual learners”. Joyous for me is my new Professional Coaching Credential (PCC) awarded by the ICF (International Coaching Federation)🌠 But what does such a milestone mean for clients?

“I’m so happy for you. This is a great next step for you — of course, I understand.” This is the reaction you might like to hear from your boss when you say you’re leaving! Two HBR executive coaches outline ways to tell your boss you’re quittingand how to deal with a variety of responses.

Combining masterful coaching practices, 10 years of professional coaching experience, and high confidence 🤩 with new tech like virtual reality. Interested in clear advantages for learning, coaching and training with positive 🤗 outcomes? I’ll partner with you to get solutions.

Reach out for a chat!

Karla Schlaepfer and the awesome⚡ DesignChange Team


Fun stuff

We talk a lot about “powerful” 💪🏽 questions in coaching and agile processes. And it is true; some questions are more powerful, more provocative than others. Jason Cohen’sfun and usefularticleturns conventional thinking on its head and shows how to use outlandish questions to open new mental drawers.