The Silent Revolution at SAP

When guests at the Upstalsboom Landhotel Friesland walk into their room, a piece of paper asks them the question: ‘Why am I here?’ And that same question was the first thing that Marc Stickdorn, the hotel manager, asked us at the start of our one­-day visit to the hotel in Varel, Germany. In autumn 2018 we, a small group of SAP employees, were invited to the hotel to draw our own conclusions about Upstalsboom – a hotel chain in Germany with around 650 employees that has become synonymous for cultural change in the workplace.

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Search Inside Yourself

If I had to summarize my professional role in one word it would be ‘connections’:

  • Technical Connections – I have been working in various technical consulting roles focusing on system integration
  • Human Connections –  I create spaces in which people can connect with themselves and others
  • Mind-Body Connections – I practice mindfulness, meditation and yoga as ways to keep the connection to myself
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