Why we exist

We believe that every person has the right to a humane and meaningful professional life. The time has come to redefine economic success and to use the economy to bring some good to the world. That is why it is so important to us that organisations practise their core values and thus fulfil their purpose. And that they do so now, to ensure that they stand out from the crowd going forward, establishing their own culture with sustainability and drive of purpose.

We believe that every organisation and every individual needs to embrace a new type of working. Anyone who ignores the future of work no longer has a future themselves. An empowering leadership culture, agile processes, decision-making responsibility, and flexible working areas will attract talented people today and in future, enabling them to reach their full potential and bringing value to the table.

For this reason, we pursue our mission to connect people with brands, organisations, and their own work in a meaningful manner.

We exist in order to carry over into reality our conviction for a humane and meaningful working world.

What we value

We appreciate open and honest cooperation – the exchange of ideas on an equal footing. Experimentation and creative exploration with meaning. We cherish the knowledge and talents of each individual in all that we do and believe that empathy, intuition, creativity, and foresight are essential elements in our cooperation.

Our team

We do not work for, rather we work with our customers and focus on shared goals and expectations. Our team, comprising generation X and millennials, mixing impressive expertise with youthful curiosity both in the analogue and digital world, manages to find the right balance that the future working world requires.

Soulworker

Julia von Winterfeldt

Founder & Human Leadership Advocate

NEW BUSINESS & OPERATIONS
julia@soulworx.de
0176 84166130

Digital expert, change evangelist, consultant, coach, yogini, and founder.
Julia began her career at SOULWORX in 2015 with the aim of supporting organisations in their cultural change and helping them to incorporate more meaning and humanity into the new working world. This allows her to live out her ambition of being a real catalyst for sustainable and positive change and to push growth and innovation. Prior to this engagement, Julia worked around the world at renowned agencies and consulting companies such as Publicis Pixelpark, Publicis Sapient, Accenture, and AKQA in the area of marketing and technology.

Anna Bidowetz

Future of Work Activist

OPERATIONS & HUMANS OF NEW WORK
Enabler, Entrepreneur and Human Leadership Enthusiast
anna.bidowetz@soulworx.de
01787303913

Anna is a cultural manager who has always had the motivation to shape the future of work. Whether in public administration, with founding one of the first coworking spaces in Cologne or finally as project manager for the digital agency denkwerk.
Sense of belonging, meaningful work and appreciation for others are her belief for a strong and healthy future-oriented organization. She joined SOULWORX in December 2017 with the motivation to uncover, use and expand existing potentials.

Johanna Hesselbarth

Futurescout

SOCIAL MEDIA
Humanist and spare time philosopher
johanna.hesselbarth@soulworx.de
+49157 880 908 42

Humanist and spare time philosopher Johanna joined SOULWORX in December 2017.
Since 2015 she studies social economy with a focus on sociology in Hamburg.
Her affair of the heart? To co-create a working world in which humanity is important, in which we like to do good work and use the space for our own personal self-development. She believes in each individual’s potential and ability to flourish in the future of work.
Johanna is convinced that one can do well, what one likes to do and according to this maxim she wants to help shape the new world of work.

Max Kapaun

New Work Psychologist

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
Sportsman, psychologist and visionary.
max.kapaun@soulworx.de
+491621305630

Max is a sportsman, psychologist and visionary who wants to help to shape the transformation of corporate cultures. He studied psychology, is a professional field hockey player and joined SOULWORX in December 2017.
During his studies, he focused on concepts shaping stronger commitment in organisations, as well as possibilities for in attaining more sustainable relationships through social-psychological interventions.
He wants to connect approaches from the team sport and from different areas of psychology in order to create corporate cultures in which willingness and the ability to perform, fun and embedding work in social life are compatible.

Co-Soulworker

Esther Rump

Change Management Expert

esther.rump@soulworx.de
+49 176 2239 232

Organisational psychologist, change management expert, systemic consultant, coach, and passionate designer of (work) spaces. Esther started work at SOULWORX in 2017 in order to support organisations in their pursuit to implement purpose-driven change processes. Through this, she strives to foster innovation, customer focus, and employee motivation and spark curiosity for the possibilities associated with the new working world. Prior to this role, she spent many years creating and supporting change processes in and with large companies such as Lufthansa.

Monika Jiang

Millennial Activist

monika.jiang@soulworx.de

MILLENNIAL ACTIVIST FOR A MEANINGFUL, HUMAN AND WORTHWHILE FUTURE OF WORK. HER GOAL IS TO CO-CREATE AN EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSFORMATION THROUGH SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION IN WORKING CULTURES AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION.

With a background in media and communication management, work experience in the start-up, corporate and agency world, and a curiosity about future issues, she decided to be part of SOULWORX and the Humans Of New Work initiative from April 2016 to November 2017. During this time she gained valuable insights and experiences in various client projects, supported in business development and led corporate communication as well as event management.

Today, she is a freelancer in innovation and communications strategy, and continues to be closely associated with the purpose and mission of SOULWORX.

Monika Steimle

Change Attendant & Purpose Coach

moni.steimle@gmail.com

CHANGE-COMPANION AND PURPOSE COACH OF LEADERS WHO BUILD, TRANSFORM AND CHALLENGE INNOVATIVE, ADAPTABLE AND PURPOSE-DRIVEN COMPANIES.

She founded her own consultancy in 2017, after working for 20 years for Sapient, now Publicis.Sapient, as a human resources and organizational developer, and as people strategy lead in recent years. She has worked on three continents for the past ten years, working closely with European and then Asia-Pacific management to support the company's rapid growth. She built strong, open and value-led leadership teams and developed innovative people-to-people strategies with her teams.
As an economist, coach, and educated in the implementation of cultural transformation tools, and a deep interest in understanding people and what drives them, she brings an unfamiliar mix of business, HR, and spirituality.

Her intention: Her own professional development process has taught her that conscious, purpose-led companies are improving our world. Helping leaders and their leadership teams is their passion.

Kirsten Bruehl

Transformational Coach, Consultant

kbruehl@web.de

FUTURIST, WE-ADVOCATE AND COLLABORATIVE CULTURE DESIGNER.

Kirsten combines futurology with pragmatism. As a keynote speaker and author, she analyzes the great waves of change in the world of work and, as a coach and consultant, she supports people and organizations in living these changes. Since 2014, she has been working under the title “LinkingMinds” to promote the topic of collaboration and ``we-culture`` in companies. She has digital know-how since the 90s, back then as part of the startup team of Kabel New Media. Afterwards she worked for a classic St. Gallen consultancy. Since then she has accompanied traditional companies as well as digital newcomers in organizational and cultural change. This also includes learning to think differently. As co-host, she is therefore responsible for the portal for a new consulting approach, the ``Meta Theory of Change``.

Torsten-Roman Jacke

Organizational Counselor

From insurance agent to purposedriven counselor - this is the focus of his work
in the field of authenticity and highly sensitive / highly sensitive persons (HSP) in organizations.
Based on his sales- and marketing- and above all life-experience, he has been working since 2015 with his intuition, coupled with a high level of empathy and emotional intelligence,
to establish human-centered work and life in organizations. First as an observer of the overall situation in an organization, then as a companion and adviser, he seeks out talents and explores their gifts and skills.
His aim is to incorporate those persons into the organization with the context of purpose and to pave the way for new possibilities. Torsten-Roman Jacke ist convinced that humans can only evolve their full potential, when the conditions are right and they know their talents and resources.

What makes us different

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Through focus and concentration, we minimise complexity and set clear guidelines.
2

We work in short-term sprint phases with clear and predefined objectives.
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At the same time, we retain a large degree of flexibility, freshness, and experimentation.
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We use methods that promote creative thinking and facilitate strategic decisions.
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We create interdisciplinary, complementary skills and personalities.
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We practise an open and transparent communication structure.

Our like-minded network

We are not the only ones who want to save the world. We put our trust in a strong network of like-minded people and organisations who share similar principles, values, and standards all under the motto of “Collective Genius”.

Blackboat

Hamburg: Implementation of new-work culture and cloud-based solutions

BrawandRieken

Hamburg: Brand strategy and integrated brand communication

Honey Pump

Berlin: Think tank for future and innovation

Leberecht & Partner

Berlin: Collective of business romantics

Les Enfants Terribles

Berlin: School for new, mindful working

Mandalah

Berlin: Global innovation consulting

Leapsome

Berlin: Real-Time Performance Management

Exponential University

Berlin: Corporate education and academy for digital transformation

A selection of customers

We are thankful every day for the confidence our customers have shown in us. Ultimately, we consider them to reflect the time we are living in. They allow us to keep our promises and reshape and help create the new working world through continuous experimentation and reflection. Thank you.

AJ&Smart

Challenge: Purpose Setting

BrawandRieken

Challenge: Purpose Setting, Organisational Design & New Work Models

ImmobilienScout24

Challenge: Digital Communication Strategies

IXDS

Challenge: Purpose Setting, Communication Refresh & Leadership Reset

Strichpunkt

Challenge: Purpose Setting, Organisational Design, Communication Refresh, Leadership Reset, New Work Models and Processes, Innovation Spaces

Thomas Henry

Challenge: Leadership Reset

Zeiss

Challenge: Purpose Setting & Digital Communication Strategies