At times, our emotional, behavioral, and thought patterns fail us. And Spock’s analysis is, well, a truly Vulcan understatement.
But let’s be clear: to an outsider, this detached view might be actually true. Our different imprint, history, and heritage might make it easier for another to see through the chaos you perceive as unbearable and un-interpretable.
How can I help?
I am a Gallup certified CliftonStrengths coach and Spiral Dynamics Practitioner. But more than that, I come alongside you on your journey.
Training Spiral Dynamics Coaches
I have been invited to become a Spiral Dynamics Trainer.
Coaching through Deconstruction
Deconstruct your faith without losing it.
Coaching Teams and Businesses
Teams work together more efficiently and enjoy their work knowing their strengths.
Coaching Individuals and Couples
By getting to know yourself better, you show up as a better version of yourself.
Developed by Prof. Clare W. Graves and Dr. Don Beck, Spiral Dynamics® is a model and language that describes the evolutionary development of human consciousness.
CliftonStrengths© does not focus on the negative. Your assessment is not focused on eliminating weaknesses, but on enhancing talents.
Positive Disintegration originated with Kazimierz Dabrowski, a psychologist and psychiatrist from Poland and Canada who lived through both world wars.
There are four sources of knowledge: science, reason, imagination and intuition. We today favor the first two and are skeptical toward the other two.
In addition to the tools I mainly use in my coaching, I also like to use the Enneagram.
In my coaching, I focus on coming alongside you and accompanying you through your growth process, using tools when and only when necessary.
This is what some of my clients say:
This has been the most inspiring morning in a while. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart. The clarity of your thoughts, the connections you make, the forks you take, and how you condense everything afterward—I just love listening to you. Read more
I know few people who have such profound knowledge of various fields as is the case with Ralph Rickenbach. Read more
The subtitle of Ralph’s book is called ‘A toolbox to deconstruct your faith without losing it’, but it is much more than that. For someone like me, who has not been brought up in a religious environment, the toolbox that is offered here is just as valuable. Read more
What does aperspectival mean? According to Jean Gebser it is the ability to see multiple perspectives without valuing one over the others. This is what I can offer you: another view.
Coaches may not show us the way, but they show us there is a way. An accompagnateur walks the path with us.
I coach in German too.
Some of my latest writing.
Spiral Dynamics and CliftonStrengths
In our time, all the right conditions and contradictions for the Integral value meme of Spiral Dynamics have finally emerged.
Spiral Dynamics and Positive Disintegration
We are living in chaotic times. Supposedly, it is the most peaceful time in known human history, yet it certainly does not feel like it.
Modes of Progression
René Girard developed a theory called mimetic desire. I want to address part of this theory here and set it in a bigger arena.
Soft skills are non-technical skills that relate to how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work.