Development Group




Carsten Steiner

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Mark Twain

Professional experience

  • Professional basketball coach for over 30 years (1st league / national teams)
  • Executive coach and management trainer for over 25 years
  • Managing partner of a trading company
  • Key account manager financial services
  • Head instructor and consultant at an international consulting and training institute



Studies and further training

  • Studied Psychology, Pedagogy and Sports Science
  • Graduated from the Trainerakademie Köln, state certified instructor
  • Instructor training at an international training institute

Selected further training courses

  • Speed of Action in Top Management – Perception and Decision Quality under Pressure
  • Leading Top Performers – Leadership in High Performance Systems
  • Next Organization – Hierarchy was yesterday – but what is today?
  • Decampment into a New Leadership Culture – The Democratic Corporation
  • Leadership Competence – Your Way to Leadership Success
  • Positive Leadership – Tools for Positive Organizational Development – Positive Corporate Culture for Extraordinary Corporate Performance Prof. Dr. Kim Cameron
  • Applied Positive Psychology in Coaching, Leadership & Business Prof. Dr. Martin Seligman
  • Thinking, fast and slow – Decision Making in Top Management Prof. Dr. Daniel Kahneman
  • Individual and Organizational System Consulting and Coaching Dr. Gunther Schmidt
  • The Joy of Performance – Nature’s Laws of Leadership Prof. Dr. Felix von Cube
  • Situational Leadership II® Prof. Dr. Kenneth H. Blanchard
  • Leadership as System Competence Dr. Bernd Schmid
  • Change Management Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dietmar Vahs
  • Relationships in Leadership Prof. Dr. Michael Lehofer
  • Leading with Integrity and Authority Dr. Katalin Illes
  • New Authority in Leadership Prof. Dr. Haim Omer
  • Transfer-Strength-Analysis® Prof. Dr. Axel Koch
  • Leading with Virtues Dr. Pater Anselm Grün
  • Reiss Profile® Master Prof. Dr. Steven Reiss
  • The Art of Self Control Prof. Dr. Bauer
  • Assessment Certification Center for Creative Leadership CCL®
  • Conflict Resolution Strategies/Conflict Management
  • Personal Energy and Resources Management
  • Rhetoric and Communication with the Media
  • Psyching Up/Mental Self Control
  • Performance Diagnostics
  • Teaching and Learning



Fields of expertise in consulting, coaching, and training

  • Analyzing management culture and management performance
  • Influence of management and leadership performance on the development of the company
  • International leadership development
  • Executive development – developing managerial performance



Selected projects

  • International leadership development (supervisory board; president, vice presidents, C-Level CEO, CFO, CIO and COO; directors board; top management)
  • Development of vision, goal and strategy in top management
  • Global organizational culture management: values and culture development in top management
  • Leadership into management: realizing corporate visions in management and organization
  • Leading top performers – managing high-performance systems
  • Integrated international process, structural, managerial and HR development
  • International coaching & training courses in, e.g., Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, USA