Off / Time was founded in 2012 by German- Argentinian

Mercedes Hoss

in Munich

, Germany.

About the CEO and lead facilitator

Mercedes Hoss

Workshop Design, LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator & Connector
Mercedes Hoss is an experienced business model designer, facilitator and project manager based in Munich. She supports (inter)national organizations with the development and improvement of their business models by getting teams and individuals to think broadly and expansively about their own strategies and business models.

Through her expert facilitation skills, Mercedes has a proven track record of guiding individuals and organizations to ‘a-ha’ moments.
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Off / Time

partners with a high-quality network of organizations that bring with them a variety of skills including Business Model You LLC

, Rasmussen Consulting


, Prime Holland

, BigName

, and BusinessModelYouth .

Key Partners


Our first spin-off – “A location to rent, a venue to learn from others” – COKREA is a creative space and a market place for ideas, concepts and methodologies that help you unleash and discover your purpose with simple yet truly effective methods. It is made with the best ingredients, and spiced just right to  provide a place that just feels great.

Dr. Timothy Clark – Business Model You LLC

Tim is an entrepreneur, NEXT-certified entrepreneurship trainer, teacher, and author of the international bestsellers “Business Model You” and “Business Models for Teams”. He is also the editor and contributing co-author “Business Model Generation”.

Robert Rasmussen – Rasmussen Consulting

Robert Rasmussen is principal, chief facilitator and master trainer of the Association of Master Trainers in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method. He is the main architect of the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method and co-author of the book “Building a Better Business Using the Lego Serious Play Method”.

Big Name

Big Name's goal is to guide individuals and organizations in making a Big name for themselves. Luigi Centenaro, Big Name CEO, is the creator of the Personal Branding Canvas. With more than 10 years of experience in Personal Branding, Luigi has worked on many applications in the field, from Fortune 100 CEO Branding projects to large Brand Ambassador programs. In 2010, he co-authored Personal Branding: “L’arte di promuovere e vendere se stessi online.”

Prime Holland

PRIME is a not-for-profit training organization that supports and facilitates tools for a successful journey from idea to market launch, and the first steps of entrepreneurship, from self-employment to business development. Prime has developed methodologies for soft and ICT learning skills transfer via projects such as TOURBAN, CRAYON’S, X-Libris, HEARME, etc.


The YouX Curriculum imparts an experiential understanding of how organizations operate and what people actually do at work. It does this with a visual tool called the Work Model Canvas.
When K-12 career educator and curriculum developer Randi Millard undertook Business Model You® training with Dr. Clark, the two discovered a strong common commitment to improving secondary level career education. The result was Business Model Youth and the YouX Curriculum.

“Connecting professionals and companies using creative & collaborative tools to bring workers, teams, partners, and customers together, examining what they’re doing, how they’re doing it, and why it works / does not work.”
Workshop Design, LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator & Connector


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