Lutz Braun Blog

  • “I do not have enough time for my employees”
    04.09.2019

    If this sentence applies to you, you should immediately analyse and prioritise your tasks. Certainly, in your position as manager there will always be times when you are very busy. In general, however, you should only perform the really important “managerial” tasks. These represent 20 % of your daily workload. Besides, there are ...

  • Kontinuierlicher Veränderungs-/Planungsprozess
    25.11.2019

    Veränderungen im Unternehmen erscheinen Mitarbeitern oftmals plötzlich und unerwartet – und da sie diese als bedrohlich empfinden, wirken sie natürlich abschreckend. Man sollte also am besten seine Mitarbeiter frühzeitig bei geplanten Veränderungsprozess einbinden und darüber kommunizieren. Veränderungen erfolgen aufgrund einer Unternehmenskultur. Die Arbeitsweise in diesem Zu...

  • Attractiveness of our Product Range
    04.09.2019

    The range of products is an essential part of your success. But most of the time, this aspect is ignored. Certainly, you develop new products and you remove old ones, this also depends on the individual product cycles. But you also have to think about how attractive your new range ...

  • Success and Failure
    26.09.2019

    Success and failure are part of the daily working life of each entrepreneur. Decisions lead to results that may either be positive or wrong. The stronger the effect of a decision is, the more we talk about success or failure. As these are more in the centre of attention than ...

  • The Comfort Zone Model
    04.09.2019

    The comfort zone model consists of three zones. The first zone is the comfort zone where people feel safe and secure. He/She knows the situation and the environment, he/she knows why things are happening. This is exactly why we like to make ourselves comfortable in this zone and ...

  • Avoid Demotivation!
    04.09.2019

    As a manager you should always try to motivate your employees. But the question occurs which factors are motivating for your employees? Me as well, in my position as manager of a family-owned company, tried hard to show my employees appreciation, praise and motivation. However, I did not think about ...

  • Blockchain – Benefit or Hype?
    04.09.2019

    What is a blockchain? You read about it everywhere, but only a few people really know what it is about exactly. It is more or less well-known that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum are made by blockchains. But what kind of benefit do companies gain from a blockchain? Blockchains ...

  • Advantages of Digitalisation
    21.03.2019

    Without having an advantage or benefit from digitalisation, nobody will invest in this sector. Here are some advantages: With the help of digital processes, it is possible to digitally transform all analogue media so that all data are accessible. In this way, the interface between analogue and digital world does ...

  • Controlling for Small Enterprises
    06.02.2019

    Small enterprises have difficulties in detecting the profitability of orders. It is only important for them to make profit with an order – however, how high a profit or even a loss could be, is more or less unknown to them. As long as there is sufficient work for all employees an...

  • Why do you need a vision?
    04.09.2019

    Some managers think that visions are unnecessary because they are utopian. However, a vision should not represent an utopia, but it should serve as a long-term objective. A vision that is embedded in the workforce and accepted by the workers, gives orientation to the managers as well as to the ...

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