Being a successful company and in a leading position once meant the following: management was shaped by hierarchy, efficiency and stability, by people with a strong product orientation working on site. Companies had a long-term strategy and management meant control. But these times have passed. Today being a leader has more to do with communication, innovations and networks,with working virtually and dealing with complexity. Leaders are confronted with many uncertainties on a daily basis. “Today we are speaking of the fourth business revolution,” says Daniela Thomas, one of four female ‘cultural-architects’ based in Germany and Switzerland and working in a team as