Published on 2021-08-17

Leading with meaning – with Prof. Dr. Nico Rose

In this episode I have the honor of Prof. Dr. Welcome Nico Rose.

The Harvard Business Manager designates Prof. Dr. Nico Rose as a “leading expert on positive psychology in Germany”, the Personal Magazin counts him among the top HR influencers in Germany.

Nico Rose is rightly one of the pioneers of positive psychology in Germany and is in exchange with the international thought leaders in this research area.

He is a qualified psychologist and has a doctorate in business administration from the EBS Business School. He also holds a Masters in Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was able to study directly with Martin Seligman.

Nico Rose has been Professor of Business Psychology at the International School of Management in Dortmund since 2019. From 2010 to 2018 he worked on the staff of Bertelsmann’s Chief Human Resources Officer. Before that he worked for the marketing consultancy CC&C Group, the EBS Business School and L’Oréal.

Nico Rose regularly appears nationally and internationally for lectures, keynotes and as part of his teaching activities.

In addition to the books Work Better, Lead With Meaning, Do Work Better and License to Satisfaction, Nico Rose published more than 100 specialist articles and book chapters. He writes regularly for media such as WirtschaftsWoche, Handelsblatt and Harvard Business Manager. Media such as Spiegel Online, FOCUS, Manager Magazin and FAZ Online have interviewed him or reported on his work.

Look forward to a very inspiring conversation in which you will get to know the person Nico Rose better and you will find out what his KAARMA is for good leadership.

Let yourself be inspired by Nico Rose’s passion for the subject of “leadership” and “good leadership quality”. According to the quote from Kahlil Gibran: “Work is love made visible”, Nico Rose pursues, among other things, the goal of making work better.

Find out how Nico Rose imagines good leadership and he describes which manager he would like and why trust is very important to him as a “guided” person!

Listen in, enjoy the valuable impulses and find out what good leadership is all about and how great it feels to live it. Be inspired and put a smile on your face.

This is what this episode is about:

  • We talk about the essential components of good leadership, what the essential components of the acronym KAARMA are and you will learn why people who are well managed according to the KAARMA criteria display a more resilient behavior.
  • You will learn what the so-called Pygmalion Effect is and why the likelihood increases that people will give us positivity back in the same way if we expect something positive in them and concentrate more on their strengths.
  • You will understand why purpose is not synonymous with meaningful work and why the invitation to job crafting can be a very good tool for meaningful leadership.