Mary Kay Ash, the business woman behind one of the most successful direct marketing companies ever, said, “There are two things people want more than sex and money: recognition and praise.”
You might be thinking that this isn’t groundbreaking management advice, but ask yourself this: How often do you tell your employees or the people you work with thank you? When was the last time you actually used those words?
#employeeengagement #employeemotivation #leadership
- Will companies have to join the sharing economy?
When one is conscious that his knowledge is limited, one tends to be more open to listen and learn, truly ... and stay flexible ... and change
- Aarhus School of BusinessM.Sc. (Econ), 1984 - 1987
Experienced senior executive, both at a strategic and operational level,
with strong track record in developing, driving and managing business
improvement and development, change management and turn-around.
Have worked with value-adding leadership and transformation creating simultaneous top line and bottom line growth. The main drivers have been marketing and sales efficiency, improved customer and employee satisfaction, customer service, product management, cross functional business improvements and culture change.
Strong strategic management experience in developing strategic directions.
By constantly challenging the way things are done combined with the organizational refocusing programs have been the key factors in obtaining the results:
► Significant financial improvement
► Increasing customer base
► Increasing service-level - customer service
► Increasing customer and employee satisfaction.
International experience from management positions in Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.
Fluent in Danish, German and English.
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Change Management & Business Improvement (owner)
- MeliorateIndependent Executive Interim Manager, 2008 - present
- Verdo A/SDivision Director & Group Business Development Executive, 2009 - present
- AnyComChairman of the Supervisory Board, 2014 - present
- Verdo Renewables LimitedNon-Executive Board Adviser, 2012 - 2013
- TDC A/SBusiness & Financial Improvement Director - Vice President, 2006 - 2007
- Talkline GmbH & Co. KGChief Operating Officer (COO) - Managing Director, 2001 - 2006
- Talkline GmbH & Co. KGProject Director, 1999 - 2000
- Sunrise AGCommercial Project Director, 1998 - 1999
- TDC A/SSales Support Director, 1997 - 1997
- TDC A/SHead of Strategic Business Unit, 1995 - 1996
- DanaData A/SHead of Logistics & procurement, 1992 - 1995
- PC Distribution A/SManaging Director, 1992 - 1995
- DanaData A/SHead of Marketing, 1990 - 1991
- NykreditProject Manager, 1989 - 1990
- Kreditforeningen DanmarkProject Manager, 1988 - 1989
- Kreditforeningen DanmarkMarketing Coordinator, 1987 - 1988
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