a strong team makes room for individuals to excel and can turn tensions into a springboard for developmentmartin fahrner, ubf
Our office in Tübingen is our hub – a place to re-tank and experiment with new ideas. It is where our lines of communication converge and are sent back out to our clients. It is where new ideas and projects come to life. And it is where we come together to share our experiences and learn from each other. Our clients profit from the fact that they can easily get in touch with us and that we take care of choosing the best possible fit among our consultants for a client's needs. Plus, we can provide quick and reliable solutions even for last-minute projects. The people who make up our company – and cater to the individual needs of our clients in all their differences – are our biggest asset.
managing partner, trainer, coach – international cooperation, occupational health management, (on-line) training conceptualization
in the present, as Marlies Mittler – a great time, great possibilities and central heating.
I don't have one. I like to read biographies, and for a while I have a favourite person. Then I read another biography...
Two things interest me about these stories: when people help bring a new idea to life or when they lead their lives in way that is ahead of their time.
moments that are alive
commitment, humour, openness, generosity, goodness.
That's what I like in others. That's what I also aim for, but I haven’t necessarily gotten there yet.
I get glimpses into business worlds and fascinating fields of work. I get to experience people in all their diversity and difference. I run into situations or questions that I have to come to terms with quickly.
managing partner of the second generation and (still) one of the older generation.
specialization: invent and sell new training programs.
favourite fields: health, cooperation, international matters
challenges, fun, work, further development, productive chaos, safe harbour, broader space...but above all the great people
it changes often - right now: life is made of moments
managing partner, consultant, coach – change management, strategy consulting, executive coaching
managing partner, supervisor, coach - organizational development, sales, conflict management
4,522 BC as an “iceman” at the lake Mummelsee in the Northern Black Forest
Loriot – because of the characters Mr. Müller-Lüdenscheid and Dr. Klöbner
not getting a speeding ticket
in me, my sense of humour; in others, their morbid fear of my sense of humour.
to annoy my friend and colleague Wilfried
even if I knew the answer to this question, it wouldn't make me any smarter...
my job ... which is surprisingly fun most of the time
to lose a tennis match against Roger Federer
don't do anything that you don't have to do
managing partner, consultant, trainer – personnel management, leadership tools and systems
as a scientist or musician in the 1920s
Martin Luther – because of his intrepidity
to sit beside a stream and listen to the birds
the usual: fairness, openness and tolerance
that there are always new puzzles to solve
the same person that I am when I am not at ubf
my professional home
I've got nothing set in stone
do it right the first time
trainer, coach - communication, cooperation, leadership
as a musician in Laurel Canyon, California at the end of the 1960s.
Buddha: first he lived life to the full with passion and loved like a prince and then he got down to the real things.
to be at one with myself – undisturbed. Out in nature, if possible. In contact with my heart and HIM. And to see my children grow into life
a noble heart, respect, calm and grounded, empathy, humility
to go hiking (through the wild orchards around Tübingen, on Maia Praia in Lagos/Portugal or on the Costa Vicentina/Portugal) and “Give me books, fruit, french wine, fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by somebody I do not know.” (John Keats)
encountering others with mutual respect and being able to inspire them to reflect
the likeable, experienced, hard-working, (doubtful) storyteller who can visualize well.
employer, a place to learn to grow and a safe harbour
to go on a long pilgrimage to a place “where the earth ends and the sea begins” (“onde a terra acaba e o mar comeca” in Portuguese).
everyone has good reasons to think what they think and do what they do.
“all you need is love” (John Lennon)
trainer, facilitator- leadership, conflict management, train the trainer
I like being me in the here and now
to be (able to be) satisfied with things as they are
clarity and consistency
mindfulness and solidarity
a good sense of humour and the ability to take serious things in good humour
play music with others – for me, music is a universal language that can express every emotion
to me, it is a privilege to be able to work with people and organizations as they develop
a professional home
the day on which there isn't anything else that I think I need to experience