Dr. Amel Karboul

  • "I reject stereotypical thinking. Perhaps because I don’t myself fit the mould"

  • "Being a born visionary I have something against going backwards"

  • "We must be constantly questioning ourselves. There is no standing still. Either we go backwards or forwards."

Newly published: Coffin Corner

  • An Expert in Change und Transformations

    Reacting to market uncertainties by increasing knowledge, planning and measures aimed at optimization is outmoded. Therefore, when it comes to implementing a sustainable restructuring process within your business segment, I provide holistic support.

    Change, Leadership &
  • A Visionary

    I see opportunities, and I see the potential in people, projects, companies and organizations. I am convinced that it lies within our own hands to make the world a better place.

    Change, Leadership &
  • An Entrepreneur

    This means developing and implementing ideas and pressing ahead with them. In the form of the management consultancy company, Change Leadership & Partners, I founded and have managed my own company.

    Change, Leadership &
  • A Supervisory Board Member

    With strategic alignment and development in view, I supervise and oversee companies and organizations such as Change, Leadership & Partners and Lucerne World Tourism Forum – through my role as a member of the corresponding supervisory boards.

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  • A Politician

    As a minister in Tunisia I contributed to the successful completion of the transition phase, and to the creation of a mood of optimism, to the removal of barriers that had a limiting effect, and to presenting Tunisia to the outside world in a new way, and I also contributed to opening up opportunities for Tunisia to integrate with the wider world.

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  • A Speaker and Author

    Inviting people to change their way of thinking and questioning their pattern of behavior is not just the aim my lectures and speeches – it is also the central theme of my publications and my new book, “Coffin Corner.” The themes I employ touch the heart and change people’s thinking in the long term.

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I reject stereotypical thinking. Perhaps because I don’t myself fit the mould – as a woman in the male domain of mechanical engineering, as an engineer working among business founders and business leaders, as a Muslim consultant and a government coach. But actually the main reason why I reject stereotypical thinking is that it doesn’t take me forward. This is exactly what my work is about

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Global Society, 11.11.16

US election

After Brexit, something many thought impossible once again happened. Donald Trump has become President of the Unites States of America. As a former government minister, I can only say that we all have to respect the free and democratic choice of US citizens. As an Arab-Moslem woman, I cannot ...more

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