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It is not about avoiding thinking…(?)

January 30, 2013

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It is not about avoiding thinking and just wait for someone to present the solution. But this is often the case when you look at employees and managers participating in a briefing where an (cost-effective) consultant presents the solution. The same scenario can also be observed when the manager presents his plan to the employees. It is […]

Community before individualism

March 23, 2011

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Columnist David Brooks the only conservative at the New York Times just published a book about brain science, The Social Animal. However, this post is not about Mr. Brooks, NY Times or that he may be the only conservative in NY! This post is about a question that was posed in an interview with Mr. […]

Soldiers, complexity, daily life and world challenges…

March 22, 2011

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A short reflection on daily life of the combat soldier and you, anxiety, insecurity, our perception of reality and what it does for us… Combat soldier have it more easy… I just watched Hurt Locker by Kathryn Bigelow and I wandered about the mindset that comes with being a combat soldier. Deployed to war where […]

The future is like driving faster and faster on a narrowing street …

February 19, 2011

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“You need to slow down to be able to steer more precise – but you can’t! Instead the speed just keeps increasing. You need to steer better but you cannot do it alone. There are to many knobs, handles and buttons. You can only steer and navigate your car through the narrow streets together with […]

Understand modern learning and improve your INNOVATION!

February 5, 2011

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“If learning is a crucial part of any innovation process, then you can achieve improved innovation results along with an improved understanding of how to support learning processes.” You may get a clearer picture of the statement above, if you make a parallel from learning to development, change, idea-generation and creativity. Innovation model: Front End […]

You need to talk change as if you were the Chief Financial Officer!

February 3, 2011

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To be understood; Chief Innovation Officers should present their innovation initiatives in a hard-core operational manner! I acknowledged this when attending a splendid lecture about leadership and innovation last week. During the session I reflected about the statement, “Chief Innovations Officers have a tough job convincing the CEO and other top officers in the company […]

Why is Collaborative Man® important?

June 23, 2010

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A challenge to find out ‘what’s going on’ It is interesting to look into how humans can make sense and navigate in daily life to meet the challenges of today and the future. The reason is that I experience that we generally have problems making sense. Making sense as understanding ‘what is going on’. It […]