Niklaus Gerber MEMOJI sleeping

Hi, I am Niklaus Gerber

I assist companies with transformational leadership, change management, digital innovation and user-centred design. I guide teams, shape products, refine strategies and make things simpler, smarter and more helpful.

I work with amazing people at Vorwerk, where I serve as their head of user experience. Previously, I lead the digital product development for Neue Züricher Zeitung. I am a Hyper Island alumni and the author and creator of TeamKit.

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Zürich, Switzerland


My personal project – How you can become a better human

I want to share my life long learning journey in becoming a better leader, boss, human, husband and friend. My mission is to share strategies, methods, tools and my learning that help us live happier, healthier, more fulfilled lives.

My goal is to deliver high-value content in 700 words or less, so the ideas and concept are easily digestible, and you can start your learning journey one bite at a time.

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This document is a user guide on me and how I work. It captures my guiding values and how I work as a human. It will hopefully help you understand me better and help us work together in a more meaningful way.

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I have the firm belief that if we have found a way of doing something that works, we share it whenever we can instead of reinventing the wheel every time. This curated catalogue includes frameworks, guides, tools, processes and methods that helped me become a better leader.

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Opensource work

Enhancing team effectiveness by focussing on how teams come together & define the journey ahead.

Design Manifesto
A simple but essential core set of rules to guide us towards better solutions.

Workshop Timer
Keep meetings, activities and presentations on track. Use the timer for workshops, design sprints, meetings or anything else you want to timebox.


My thoughts on leadership, management, productivity, design and innovation.

Remote team retrospective canvas
How to run an effective remote team retrospective.

Team Check-Ins and Check-Outs
How Check-Ins and Check-Outs will help you to build stronger teams.

Business transformation
Thoughts on building innovation capabilities.

What is innovation?
A beginner’s guide into different models, terminologies and methodologies.

A critical review of design thinking
Design thinking is a proven, repeatable and reliable problem-solving process.