EAHAE Member 2007
Why meet up with a horse to improve your
leadership and communication skills?
There are hundreds of ways to learn about
leadership and communication. Many of them involve learning “tools and
techniques” to become a better leader or a better communicator. This might
be working, but it will be a long way until you find out what works best for
Finding your personal style to become the
leader, which truly matches your personality and feels right for you, can
easily be supported by horses. Horses live in the present and communicate
nonverbally most of the time. They’ve got a strong sense of authenticity and
congruency and they will feed back to you what they perceive. Through
different interactive exercises with your equine training partner, you will
develop a sense of who you really are and which communication and leadership
style feels right for you. You will get more and more effective in what you
do, because you concentrate on your natural and instinctive behavior. To
help you transfer your experiences to your personal life, we will support
you in different ways, so that you only need to be present and enjoy
yourself while you interact with your four-legged training partner.
Gesine Imhof, who holds a University degree
in Social Sciences, is a training & development
professional and has been with horses for over 20 years. She is passionate
about communication and learning – related to humans as well as to horses.
Having worked as a trainer, consultant and project manager in international
and national companies, she founded her own company in 2007.
“Kreaktiv training” offers experience based
learning with a strong focus on personal
development related to the business context. Experience based learning means
doing” and with the support of a solid reflection and the link to suitable
theoretical models, this approach enables sustainable learning on the
emotional, cognitive and behavioral level.
Along with the mission “Discover new perspectives”, kreaktiv training offers
trainings in indoor and outdoor settings as well as with horses as training
workshops focus on leadership, teambuilding, communication, personal
development and project management.
Besides managing her own company, Gesine is
a university lecturer at the University of Göttingen for leadership,
teambuilding, corporate culture and values in business. She certified as a
HorseDream Partner in 2009.