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!
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
Porfessor Adam Brandenburger noticed business school students getting frustrated when learning strategy. With good reason. As these students knew, rigorous analytical tools only helped them in understanding an existing business context, and not necessarily how the world will look like tomorrow. The classical tools are essential to learn, but they also equip future employees and … Continue reading Strategy needs creativity
These businesses are creating the future today. Fast Company has selected the 50 most innovative companies in this ranking, and we all have have somthing we can learn from them. You can browse by sector or get a brief overview of them all. I highly recommend you spend a few minutes on this page, either … Continue reading The world’s most innovative companies
Don´t you want to finish that project, re-connect with that friend, start that new thing, or maybe make that idea into reality? Taking that first step is daunting, leaving most of us to postpone – or never do it. Here´s a quick tip on how to begin! Put your critical thoughts aside, and say as … Continue reading The time is now!
Regardless of providing products or services, waste can turn into real assets. Here’s why and how to get on board. Tech company Dell makes a brilliant example. They have launched a new jewellery line with recycled gold from their e-waste product components. After finding out only 12,5 % of the worldwide 20 – 50 tons … Continue reading Reimagine your company’s waste
Tips for a more comprehensive and viable business view. 2017 has been a year where committing to a more sustainable future benefitted a variety of brands and companies. Not only did it boost instant popularity, it has also been a deliberate long term strategy. And for good reasons. Although one can say that the majority … Continue reading Beyond business: sustainable boost for 2018
Imagine a judge sentencing someone to prison and afterwards saying: “I just went with my hunch”. Jaws would drop to the floor. And in this case, and line of work, you’re supposed to back up your decisions and conclusions with systematic analysis and conscious thought. In fact, in most professions this is what you’re supposed to … Continue reading Why you should trust your gut in complex decision making