Here copies of some of Brigitte's posts and below are events and publications to which she has contributed her expertise by way of quotes, comments, and/or whole book chapters.

Digital Leadership - a workshop at Germany's #1 MBA school

Lippmann International designed and facilitated a one-day workshop around “Leadership In The Digital Age” at the #1 MBA school in Germany [as per FT, Jan 28, 2019]: WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. The full-time and part-time MBA students actively engaged on the timely topic and took away hands-on, pragmatic tools. [Next session scheduled for Dec 1st 2019!]

Voices from participants in social media:

"Well spent Sunday in Düsseldorf at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management with  Brigitte Lippmann in our „Digital Leadership“ workshop. Got to know a great set of tools which can help to manage the challenges in the VUCA world and learned about the importance of Leadership in digital collaboration. Thanks [Stephan S.]

"The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday's logic" --- Peter Drucker
This is an essential lesson for all digital leaders to consider while operating in the VUCA environment and holds significantly true in times of digital disruption. Thank you  Brigitte Lippmann  for the insights and amazing workshop on "Digital Leadership". Learned a great set of tools to manage the challenges and bring out solutions in a collaborative manner. [Akshay S.]

Pfizer's Global Diversity Day - in Paris facilitated by Brigitte Lippmann

On October 3rd, Pfizer Inc celebrated their Global Diversity Day. Lippmann International was proud to lead the discussions in the Paris Office with a keynote on “Creating an inclusive culture”. The interactive session was followed by a market place with stands explaining the different diversity efforts under way at Pfizer France.

Article in the F.A.Z. [Main German newspaper]:

How integrative Leadership delivers in the digital transformation!

How do we test talents, live diversity and increase market success? We need to evaluate and support our talents differently seen the changes in our markets, work environments and societies. Brigitte's article which ran in the German main news paper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (F.A.Z.) in their HR-Journal gives some ideas. Here the link to the original publication and here the English translation.

Expert-Interview in Paris

In June 2018 I was invited to an interview and discussion to the topic of multicultural Executive Presence in multinational organizations. Particular focus was on the need for women to pivot their style depending on the leadership traits desired and expected in the different settings.  We had a lively discussion that stretched all the way to the ensuing Champagne reception.  Thanks to the EWMD for organizing the event and the pictures!

Total E-Quality's Award Celebrations

Every year, Total E-Quality bestows organizations (companies, educational, scientific and government organizations) with their prestigious award. Brigitte Lippmann often participates in the high calibre panel discussions.

Topics of discussion are diversity management and how organizations could and should leverage social and global diversity. Particular focus were the needs and opportunities that women have to advance to key leadership positions in the digital age.

More about the event and Total E-Quality here. Thank you to TOTAL E-QUALITY for the pictures!

2015, 2017 and 2018 Pictures below.

Foto: Stevens Frémont

BNPP Diversity Week with Lippmann International

At the 2014 Diversity Week of BNPP (Banque National de Paris Paribas) in Paris, Brigitte Lippmann was invited to speak about Executive Presence - here more.

Events during the "Diversity Week" looked into diversity topics such as necessary self-confidence, the value of diversity as driver for innovation and performance to the necessary dialogue between generations. Mrs. Lippmann spoke about the elements that constitute Executive Presence as key element for advancement especially for diverse employees. All employees of BNPP Paris were invited to listen, participate and observe theater groups, comedians, university professors and of course leaders. Information booths and gallery walks complemented the week-long event 


ASIA and EMEA Cover of the CEO Magazine
ASIA and EMEA Cover of the CEO Magazine


Chapter 22, "Managing External Stakeholders and Stemming Knowledge Loss” in The Organizational Network Fieldbook: Best Practices, Techniques and Exercises to Drive Organizational Innovation and Performance

"This is the ultimate resource for practitioners who want to implement insights from organizational network analysis and thinking. Dozens of concrete examples, interventions, and practical advice from network experts show you what you can do to strengthen networks and boost performance. This book is essential for anyone in business, government, or consulting who wants to get network thinking from analysis to action in organizations."—Wayne Baker, professor of management and organizations, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Collaboration for publications

  • Directed the research and drafted content messages for “Virtual Teams” in Jon Katzenbach’s book Discipline of Teams