Hi! My name is Saskia.

I started off in a classical company career path - and after working in these environments for about 8 years, I worked my way into being Head of Sales. But I noticed that this is not for me. I noticed that I donโ€™t want to fill boxes others built for me. Where can my curiosity go and play in these? So I went on a quest to find my own box.

Today, my official Job Title is Consultant and Speaker on Holistic Digital Strategy, New Era Mentoring and Digital Diversity Advisor. That includes everything I love and am passionate about. And I tossed the search for the box. Because that means there are borders on all sides involved.

My Job includes helping companies building their digital strategy, painting the big picture and understanding why people are the key factor for a good digitalization process.

My passion is learning all the new stuff that this job includes!

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What Iโ€™m curious about:

- How the Grey Area helps all of us thrive

The puzzle Iโ€™m trying to solve:

- How the rise of Women in Tech can be supported for the good of all

What Iโ€™m eternally obsessed with:

- Helping people to adjust their technologic solutions uniquely to their situation

What Iโ€™m relentlessly studying:

- What the formula for a holistic digitalization looks like

If you did neither fall asleep until now nor are frightened away I think we can work pretty well together. It shows to me that you are open, interested and curious. And with these prerequisites I am curious to see how I can support you!

My Mentoring Topics

  • Digital Mindset
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Career Advice
  • Freelancing
  • Personal Growth
  • Diversity
28.July 2022

I was blessed with her mentoring, she gave me wonderful advice and opened my eyes to so many things.

She gave me the information that I need to hear, not the ones I wanted to hear regarding entrepreneurship and business.

It was great to meet her and I look forward to seeing her again soon!

11.November 2021

Yes, I just got what I want from the session. Saskia helped me dig deeper into my dream vision of my life. It is one of the most inspiring session I have.

2.November 2021

Thanks for your time Saskia! It was great to speak to another female leader who has navigated the path of being a female leader in the tech space. Her candid advice and openness gave me some topics to think on, and changed my perspective on some, thanks a lot!

15.October 2021

Liebe Saskia, um ehrlich zu sein hatte ich gar keine inhaltliche Session, sondern nur ein erstes Kennenlernen erwartet - wahrscheinlich hรคtte ich mir vorher das How To vom Mentoring Club noch mal durchlesen sollen. Anyways, ich fand unser Gesprรคch und den direkten Einstieg super und konnte gute Erkenntnisse und auch Bestรคrkung fรผr mich mitnehmen, hatte ich dir ja bereits am Ende des Gesprรคchs gesagt. Vielen herzlichen Dank fรผr deine Zeit und deinen Input - sehr wertvoll fรผr mich ๐Ÿ’›

Range - How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
David Epstein

'Fascinating . . . If youโ€™re a generalist who has ever felt overshadowed by your specialist colleagues, this book is for you' โ€“ Bill Gates The instant Sunday Times Top Ten and New York Times bestseller Shortlisted for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A Financial Times Essential Reads A powerful argument for how to succeed in any field: develop broad interests and skills while everyone around you is rushing to specialize. From the โ€˜10,000 hours ruleโ€™ to the power of Tiger parenting, we have been taught that success in any field requires early specialization and many hours of deliberate practice. And, worse, that if you dabble or delay, you'll never catch up with those who got a head start. This is completely wrong. In this landmark book, David Epstein shows you that the way to succeed is by sampling widely, gaining a breadth of experiences, taking detours, experimenting relentlessly, juggling many interests โ€“ in other words, by developing range. Studying the world's most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors and scientists, Epstein demonstrates why in most fields โ€“ especially those that are complex and unpredictable โ€“ generalists, not specialists are primed to excel. No matter what you do, where you are in life, whether you are a teacher, student, scientist, business analyst, parent, job hunter, retiree, you will see the world differently after you've read Range. You'll understand better how we solve problems, how we learn and how we succeed. You'll see why failing a test is the best way to learn and why frequent quitters end up with the most fulfilling careers. As experts silo themselves further while computers master more of the skills once reserved for highly focused humans, Range shows how people who think broadly and embrace diverse experiences and perspectives will increasingly thrive and why spreading your knowledge across multiple domains is the key to your success, and how to achieve it. 'I loved Range' โ€“ Malcolm Gladwell 'Urgent and important. . . an essential read for bosses, parents, coaches, and anyone who cares about improving performance.' โ€“ Daniel H. Pink 'So much crucial and revelatory information about performance, success, and education.' โ€“ Susan Cain, bestselling author of Quiet

The Serendipity Mindset - The Art and Science of Creating Good Luck
Dr Christian Busch

'A wise, exciting and life-changing book' Arianna Huffington, author of Thrive 'In this incisive book, Christian Busch reveals that luck isn't always dumb. People who can see what others don't - who are awake to the high probability of the improbable - can achieve and contribute in ways their more blinkered colleagues cannot. The Serendipity Mindset is a bracing and hopeful antidote to a world addicted to efficiency and control' Daniel H. Pink, bestselling author of When and Drive 'How to create the opportunities for a successful and fulfilling life? Christian Busch shows convincingly that it's more than blind luck in The Serendipity Mindset, which offers excellent practical guidance for all' Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever and co-founder of IMAGINE ___________________________________________ What if being lucky was a skill that you could master and share with other people? Modern life is full of chance encounters, changing plans, delayed journeys, human errors and other mishaps. So, what if we use such unpredictability to our advantage? Dr Christian Busch has spent a decade exploring how, if acted upon, unexpected encounters can enhance our worldview, expand our social circles and create new professional opportunities. In this book, Christian reveals the secrets behind the hidden force that rules the universe: serendipity. The Serendipity Mindset is a revolutionary, well-researched exploration of a well-researched and essential life skill that we can all develop in a few simple steps. By learning to identify, act on and share serendipity, we can use uncertainty as a pathway to more joyful, purposeful and successful lives. From couples who first interacted during chance encounters to businesspeople who invented multi-million ideas after a best-laid plan misfired, Christian has studied hundreds of subjects who improved their lives by learning to see opportunities in the unexpected.

Creativity, Inc. - Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
Ed Catmull

Lessons in creativity and business from the president of Pixar and Disney Animation _____________________________________________________________ 'Just might be the best business book ever written.' Forbes Magazine This is the story behind the company that changed animation forever. Here, the founder of Pixar reveals the ideas and techniques that have made Pixar one of the most widely admired creative businesses, and one of the most profitable. As a young man, Ed Catmull had a dream: to make the world's first computer-animated movie. When an early partnership with George Lucas led, indirectly, to his founding Pixar with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter in 1986, he couldn't have known what would come. Nine years later and against all odds, Toy Story was released. It was the start of a new generation of animation. Through its focus on the joy of storytelling, inventive plots and emotional authenticity, Pixar revolutionised how animated films were created. Creativity, Inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, with behind-the-scenes examples from Pixar itself. It is a book about how to build and sustain a creative culture with a unique identity. And through this story, we learn what creativity really is. 'Ed reveals, with common sense specificity and honesty, examples of how not to get in your own way and realize a creative coalescence of art, business and innovation.' George Lucas