Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. — Jalaluddin Rumi
The methods and tools of workliferomance can be used to design and build your career and your life, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of surprise. Regardless of who or where you are, what you do or have done for a living, or how young or old you are. Every objects in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve.
Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change. — Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
You want to take your next career step? You want to find out which one? Are you ready to discover new ways and are looking for the perfect job at this point in your life? We support you in the development of concrete ideas and prepare the way for their implementation.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world. — Mahatma Gandhi
You want to start a process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a life designer would? We support you by designing your life. How to build a well-lived, joyful life labratory.
The process of Life Design follows the Design Thinking process. The process of Life Design is extended to life and work.
Create your design challenge! What is your goal and how do you know that you reached it?: In this step, you work on your target vision. You will become aware of your value system and go into your later life design.
Understand who you are: what are your talents, your wishes, your interests and your value system as a life designer the following things are important: your talents, your interests, your dreams and desires, and your values and ideals.
Generate ideas and design your opportunities: What are your options? This step is about thinking freely and collecting as many ideas as possible.
Make a reality check by testing your prototypes – reality check: Each experiment will show you what works for you and what does not.
Bring your ideas to reality! How do you integrate your prototypes into your life? Your life design process will grow and you will integrate your ideas into your future life.
The life design mindset and the way it is practiced follows the approach of learning by doing. Only through concrete action will you find out whether and how well it works. You always focus on the process and your goal.
As a life designer you take decisions. You consider your life design as an iterative and ongoing process in which each step brings new insights into whether an idea is working or not.
Life design is a step-by-step process. You can always return to the previous step in the design process and restart from there.
Try it! Only if you give a new job challange a try, you can judge if it suits you or not. Only when we live our dreams, we know if they are really worthwhile.
Act in a group or a team; use the team intelligence in creating idea explosions; think big and create with others.