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Daniela Kerkhoff-Guenther is Vice President Global Talent Attraction, Talent Management and Engagement, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. Daniela has a passion for developing people and is a strong promoter of Women in Freight Forwarding & Logistics. Before joining the Human Resources function, she worked for 20+ years in various roles in the Freight Forwarding & Logistics Industry: from Operations to Strategy Development and Key Account Management & Sales. 

How do we really learn at work?

We often hear that there are not enough learning opportunities within the company and that the only classroom trainings we do have available don’t cover everything. But the reality is that classroom-based learning is just one small part of how people learn and develop in a company.

Harness the power of diverse thinking

Fostering differences in terms of race, gender, orientations and other physical characteristics are a high priority for many companies. But what is often discounted is one less obvious diversity dimension.

The 70/20/10 Learn & Grow formula

Curiosity, growth mindset and challenge-based learning are three key attributes that help to exit the comfort zone and learn more.

Well-being: Beyond the “fluffy” buzzword

Well-being has become a buzzword and a social media trend as we see influencers taking challenges to exercise more, eat balanced diets, reduce meat consumption, meditate and practice mindfulness.

Great Leadership – more than a “cookbook recipe”

Covid-19 has changed our lives, the way we work and the way we live. Being a leader in these times is challenging. 

Career paths – what do you need: a ladder or a compass?

Career paths are often thought to be linear and associated with climbing a “ladder” through different career levels.