Leading change from the inside out

We believe that real transformation begins with each of us individually and that every individual has the power to lead and inspire change. We are more powerful when we take collaborative action and we are ready to co-create a world that works for us all.

A new story

We see a new world and a new story developing around us. We see it in people choosing careers based on purpose, establishing sustainable businesses and embracing new ways of working and organizing. We see it in the shift towards more conscious and authentic leadership, self-organisation and more collaborative approaches to addressing our complex global challenges.

What we do

Through our services and community, we support more authentic and conscious ways of working, collaborating and leading. We empower people, teams and organisations to lead change from the inside out.

Program Design

We specialize in designing personal, leadership and team development programs which guide groups on a journey of insight, reflection and action.


We offer workshops on a range of topics around leadership and self-organisation, aimed at individuals and teams. Our highly interactive sessions bring together theory and practice, with a focus on experiential learning.

Organisational Development

Tailored, holistic solutions to support your organisation’s needs, including leadership development, team capacity building, supporting agile working methods & self-organised structures, and creating inspired & innovative work environments.


We guide small groups on journeys of personal growth, leadership development and team capacity building. We create experiential & reflective learning environments to guide individual & group processes from the inside out.


A holistic approach

In times of rapid transformation, complexity and uncertainty, it is more crucial than ever to develop and be guided by inner clarity. Often when we talk about change we focus on the visible: rules, structures, behaviour, while ignoring the role of the intangible: mindset, values & culture. Each of these dimensions plays a significant and highly interrelated role. We offer a holistic approach which addresses and works with all four dimensions as a whole.


Make a difference, have an impact!?

Wir freuen uns über die Einladung von “spinnennetz – ArbeitMitWirkung” als Speaker bei ihrem nächsten Event am Mittwoch 5.Juni 2019 ab 18 Uhr dabei zu sein. Die Veranstaltung findet im Social Impact Lab Frankfurt statt. Unser Co-Founder und Co-CEO Jannik Kaiser lädt dazu ein das eigene und systemische Potential für Wandel zu entdecken. Denn Impact können […]

Kommende Webinare: Zusammenarbeiten im Team & Im Team entscheiden

In Zusammenarbeit mit dem Haus des Stiftens, bieten wir am 16. Juli und 23. Juli (11:00-12:00) zwei Webinare zu zwei unserer Kernthemen an. Das Angebot richtet sich an Organisationen und Teams mit Interesse an Selbstorganisation und den Aufbau unterstützender, stärkender und gesunder Teamstrukturen und Teamkultur. 16. Juli: Zusammenarbeiten im Team Ein gesundes, flexibles und starkes […]

Empfangen und Verbinden – Welcoming & Connecting

Am 12. Juni laden wir euch herzlich zu einem informellen Get2Gether für Akteure im Bereich Social Business und Social Entrepreneurship aus Bonn und der Region ein. [English below]* Soziale Innovation entsteht in Zusammenarbeit und dem kreativen Austausch von Ideen. Und so möchten wir – Social Impact Lab Bonn, Centre for Social Entrepreneurship Bonn und Unity […]

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Why starting a social start-up is a crash course in leadership

By Emily Johnston, co-founder of Unity Effect. When it comes to starting a social impact project or business, most people start out with an idea for solving a problem or creating a positive impact. Most likely you deeply care about your cause and are driven by your belief in your idea. You take one step […]

One year of self-organization, or how many walking meetings were needed

By Paulina Andrade, communications & branding coordinator from Unity Effect. Santiago de Chile, any given morning around three years ago. The bus did not come on time and it is just impossible to board on the subway, as the trains are coming one after the other at their full capacity (and beyond!). And, as usual, […]

Five Questions for Emily Johnston

Emily Johnston is one of our journey guides, being also in charge of the design of our programs & services. Emily is also passionate about nature & hiking -she has more than 5 years experience as hiking guide in her native Tasmania-, which explains why she enjoys walking meetings so much. Find out more about this and […]

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