Century 21 files

The case of Carsten Rust

This is the secret interrogation record of 1 suspect. With 21 pieces of evidence. Accused of seriously stirring up the status quo. All compiled to 1 transformation story about the suspect’s attitudes, advice, and aspirations as a true leader by example.

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Carsten Rust Shiftschool portrait front view
Mugshot 1: Front
Carsten Rust Shiftschool profile side view
Mugshot 2: Side
Carsten Rust Shiftschool bag content
Evidence 1: bag contents
Carsten Rust Shiftschool book recommendation
Evidence 2: Book on nightstand
Carsten Rust Shiftschool desk shot
Scene: thought work desk
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Memo: person suspected of building and coaching high performance teams in order to encourage a human centered approach to Digital Transformation. [cto]

Title: Inspire and be inspired

Address: linkedin.com/in/carsten-rust

Location: Near Stuttgart

Incident: Seri. Transf./ Lead. by Ex./ Dist. of StaQuo

Disposition: very active

File No: 21/2023/X/0080

Statement: One size fits nobody!

HOW TO READ THIS

Bobby Tobias
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This is the evidence table, the special commission of the SHIFT has gathered in this case. Here you can find all the circumstantial evidence that contributed to the conviction of the perpetrator.

In addition to extensive visual material, descriptions of the course of events, the case contains all the interrogation protocols.

Also listen to the original recording of the interrogation questions by a SHIFT special agent.

1/21

Are you the “here and now” or “dream about the future” kind of person?

I love imagining future states

WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON

12/21

What is your FUC*?

*frequently uttered concern

Time and priorities

FREQUENTLY UTTERED CONCERN

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THE INVESTIGATIVE OFFICER

Bobby Tobias

Tobias Burkhardt is chair of the S.H.I.F.T Committee, lead investigator and executive director of the Shiftschool – all in one. Here you can find more useful pieces of information about his hustle and bustle.

8/21

One size fits nobody!

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5/21

Decide if the following statements are a curse or a blessing, there is no maybe.

There is no such thing as a new idea.

Mark Twain

There is no such thing as society.

Margret Thatcher

There is no such thing as a free lunch.

American Proverb

There is no such thing as tomorrow.

Alan Watts

= true

= false

THERE IS NO SUCH THING!

18/21

What does your morning (routine) look like?

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Work out or walking the dog, tea and a plan for the day

100 MINUTES OF SOLITUDE

15/21

What’s your insider tip for the most underrated website?

DIGITAL DARK HORSE

4/21

Previous hair colors

dark blond, faster and faster turning to grey

scissor and comb

AT THE HAIR SALON

6/21

Purpose is:

Growing through helping others

THE SECRET SAUCE OF LIFE

9/21

This law should exist:

§

Digital Ethics

ABOVE THE LAW

15/21

Complete the following sentences!

Perseverance is key to success, but can be dangerous

Responsibility is accepting that every action has an impact

Vulnerability is not a weakness

Gratitude is helpful for happiness

Curiosity is exciting

THE MISSING PIECE

20/21

What’s something you have been doing wrong all your life until recently?

Finding directions

NOTE TO SELF

21/21

How much would you pay yourself per hour?

For real impact, I do not charge by the hour

A REAL BARGAIN

10/21

Top 5 character features:

Loyal, Humble, Helpful, Curious, Reserved

MATCHLESS MENTAL MEASUREMENT

THIS CASE IS ONE OF S.H.I.F.T.’S MOST SERIOUS CASES

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17/21

What are three things you want to learn next?

1. Creative writing

2. Sketching

3. Playing e-Guitar

LEARNING AS A LIFESTYLE

19/21

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What’s the best question you have ever been asked?

What question did I not ask you, but should have?

THE RIGHT TO REMAIN THOUGHTFUL

2/21

Which items should people scratch of their bucket list immediately?

1. Swimming with sharks
2. Skydiving
3. Bungee jumping

THE UNBUCKET LIST

10/21

Which film role would you like to play?

Han Solo, he has the best friend, flies the coolest space ship and gets the princess at the end!

DREAMCAST

IMDb

7/21

What is it like to be you?

An introverted self starting venturer

WO / MAN IN THE MIRROR

16/21

How can you measure whether an idea is good or bad?

Creates positive change

FOOLS AND TOOLS

3/21

Transformation is:

Change the status quo with a positive impact

TRANSFORMATION TRANSCRIBED

11/21

What question would you like to ask your fear?

😱

Why worry?

JITTERBUG

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