Leadership style is also connected to how you assign real value. Earlier this year, I overheard the CEO of a large and successful company being described like this: He might not be good at communicating or keeping her employees happy, but at least he is best at the most important thing; to create shareholder value. … Continue reading Purpose before profit, please!
Creativity is vital for organizational success. How are online meetings affecting our ability to think in novel ways? We have all had our fair share of online meetings over the last year. And since these digital gatherings now can happen over a click of a button, many of us now have more meetings than we … Continue reading Are Zoom meetings making us less creative?
Covid-19 restrictions are still around. Rather than keeping these limitations in mind, now can be a good time to focus on what’s possible. There are especially five things in which the timing is great. Some might be less so when we finally return to our desks, so use your home office time wisely! 1. Expand … Continue reading 5 tips for staying on top of your game from home office
I stumbled upon B Lab about 6 months ago, by accident. It’s a great initiative that is in the forefront of how more companies will have to adapt. This non-profit organization is – perhaps a bit ironically – set to aid for-profit organizations. Yet it´s all about their mission to use business as a force … Continue reading Have you heard about B lab?
2020 was the year when how we lived and interacted with each other significantly changed. What will be the “new normal” after this? The road ahead is still quite foggy, but you might already need to think strategically different. We are all wondering what the world will look like after the pandemic, and how it … Continue reading A tool to predict post-covid behavior
Although this year has brought quite a few challenges, many of us have found ways to work around them. We are also left with the realization of how critical adaptability is in order to thrive in a changed personal and business environment. For most of us, that is highly dependent on being a part of … Continue reading 2020 taught us the importance of flexibility
In uncertain times like these, make sure to ground your messages in your core values. Mix it with a straight line of authenticity and you will easily get out of the muddy waters landscape of communication. Continue reading The power of value-driven communication
When a company stops coming up with new ideas, innovation is at risk. Many companies are failing because intellectual bravery is either diminished or gone altogether. What is it, and how can we make sure to create a culture that embodies it? Continue reading Intellectual bravery is the new buzzword for innovation
Stay on top of your game and make a good start to the new year! I think these three books might help tremendously.
Book #1: Dream Teams and the Science of Breakthrough Collaborations by Shane Snow Continue reading 3 books you should read before 2021
Informal conversations stand for 1/3 to 1/5 of all innovative initiatives. We normally set up meetings and work groups when starting a new project. Within four walls, fixed settings and colleagues we often know well, we work together to reach the best results. It´s easy to forget that informal settings may aid just as much … Continue reading Smalltalk might be your next business strategy