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How do I set up my team for the future?

How do I set up my team for the future?
February 2024

Today's guest is Wolfgang Mohr. He has been Head of Sales and Marketing at Stadtwerke Ahrensburg for 1.5 years. He teaches at the con|energy akademie, is a board member at CoWorkLand eG and was self-employed for five years until 2022.



Topics of the episode

Our conversation will focus on these topics:

πŸ‘‰ Early annual planning

πŸ‘‰ Restructuring teams

πŸ‘‰ Challenges in traditionally structured companies

πŸ‘‰ Communication & improving teamwork

πŸ‘‰ Project management skills

πŸ‘‰ Why ongoing training is essential

πŸ‘‰ How he can improve the development of his team


Main takeaways

πŸ’œ Despite the challenges associated with adapting a traditional company to agile working methods, it shows how important and rewarding this process can be.

πŸ’œ The introduction of agile tools and regular meetings significantly improved communication within the team. This led to a better understanding of each other and more efficient collaboration.

πŸ’œ Starting the detailed planning for the coming year in the previous year, including the presentation and approval by the supervisory board, has proven to be effective. This careful preparation enables a clear roadmap and goals for the team.

πŸ’œ The ability to embrace change and see it as an opportunity for growth and improvement is seen as critical to success in today's working world.

πŸ’œ A key learning is the importance of project management skills. These are essential in order to be successful in the modern working world and should be continuously promoted and developed within the team. You can find even more learnings about project management here.


Listen now

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πŸ‘‰ Apple Podcasts

πŸ‘‰ Google


Where to find the guest:

[.b-testimonial]I get it, but we can make it more awesome in other ways. What do you think about that? (...) That's the way I want all employees to really be better than me.[.b-testimonial]

Wolfgang Mohr, Head of Sales and Marketing at Stadtwerke Ahrensburg

[.b-button-primary] Folge Wolfgang auf LinkedIn [.b-button-primary]


Where to find our host:

[.b-testimonial]We are all part of teams that want to work well together and we can learn from each other. So let's do that. Transparency is always better than building walls.[.b-testimonial]

Julian Barsch, Podcast Host

[.b-button-primary] Folge Julian auf LinkedIn [.b-button-primary]


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