Fourth Revolution’s 1000th post!

I can’t quite believe it but according to the site statistics, this is our 1000th post!

1000-postsWhat a journey from humble beginnings on October 11, 2010! And I am so pleased and proud to share with you, at the rythm of 3 posts per week.

There have been ups and downs along the way but as I find it useful even personally to sit down from time to time to develop my thoughts on what happens to the world I will certainly countinue for a long time sharing them with you!

I certainly hope we will continue together to explore the Fourth Revolution and what it implies for our daily lives.

Fourth Revolution is not just thoughts and a blog. It is also a company in Singapore with the ambition to actively change things. We are doing that on our scale through our investments and activities. Because in the Fourth Revolution, we also need to experiment and act. And we learn better thus.

Long live the Fourth Revolution.

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The Fourth Revolution Blog new design – we become mobile!

After 5 years it was time to improve the Fourth Revolution blog‘s design and functionalities.

We’ve just changed the Fourth Revolution blog’s presentation, because we need to adjust to the times! The new site’s design is sleek and ready for mobile, i.e. it adapts nicely to various screen sizes.

All the historical posts are still there and available, so you can still go and discover the Fourth Revolution’s 750++ posts since we started end 2010.

We have also retired the old Fourth Revolution website, but it remains accessible through the menu on the left if you want to access all the documentation and presentation we’ve uploaded there in 2010-2012.

Enjoy the blog visit!

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Update after a Technical Glitch for Email Subscribers

I was just made aware of a technical glitch that affected our feed and our email subscribers since Nov 7. This is now solved. Here are the great posts since that date that you might have missed:

Or visit simply the blog page.

Apologies for this glitch, I had to remove a post which apparently contained a character that was not recognized by the feed processor.

Have a great week ahead!

Kudos to Olivier Lareynie for highlighting the issue!

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Fourth Revolution’s blog 500th post!

I can’t even believe it but the statistics on the website can’t lie: this is Fourth Revolution’s 500th blog post!

500th postOur adventure started in October 2010 during the research for the book “the Fourth Revolution”. And it continued ever since, with a steady rhythm of 3 posts a week.

I do realize that I got better at writing and although there has been some times where I almost stopped, I am continuing on. In part, it is because of the interaction, and in part, because it is a sanity exercise for me to stand back from daily grind, do some research and to write about the great stuff I find about how the world changes.

So, let’s celebrate with the 12 most successful posts so far in the history of the blog!

Do you master the Art of Asking?
Monitoring flu trends in real time
Bonus: positive emotions improve health!
Useful Reminder: We Are All Artists Now
Must Read: “Makers” the Manufacturing Revolution
Open data hacking: Fourth Revolution value creation in action!
Urgent, Stop Doing What You Have Always Done
How simple is it to get positive emotions?
How Education Accreditation Impedes Change towards Excellence
Perfecting the Rules for Crowdfunding: Reminding abour the Risk!
Real leaders prove themselves in times of crisis
On which Organizational Plateau is your Company?

Enjoy!

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10 Best Posts of the Fourth Revolution Blog in 2012

We are making a break for two weeks , taking time to discover New Zealand in a campervan with the family – probably very much disconnected from the internet! I hope you’ll enjoy the festive season and you’ll take time to recover energy for an exciting year 2013.

The Fourth Revolution Book cover
The Fourth Revolution Book cover

The most commented or visited blog posts of the year have been:

What would you do if you were not afraid?

Can we really fail?

When is failure an option?

When you most feel like giving up.. what should you do?

Kevin Kelly on the next 5,000 days of the web (VIDEO)

Social Product Creation: Quirky, the collaborative invention unleashed! (with VIDEO)

Leadership is about dealing with conflict

The 5 career things I did believe, but I don’t believe any more

The way you receive feedback tells more about you than the feedback itself

Crowdfunding is not charity, and it is not free!

Enjoy your holiday! We’ll be back on January 5th!

 

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Gong Xi Fa Cai! To celebrate the Year of the Dragon, the Fourth Revolution is free on Kindle for another 48h!!

2012 – the Fourth Revolution year of the Dragon!

After the tremendous success of the first Kindle promotion of the Fourth Revolution, to celebrate this new year – the Chinese new year, the Fourth Revolution book on Kindle is free for another 48 hours only!

Are you ready for the year of the Dragon?
Are you ready for the year of the Dragon?

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.com’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.co.uk’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.fr’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.de’s Kindle store

Read the Fourth Revolution book and change your life!

Happy new year 2012! Slain the dragons in your life!

(the promotion starts on January 23 at midnight California time, i.e. around noon in Europe and late afternoon in Asia, for 48h straight)

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The Fourth Revolution book is #2 in Leadership bestsellers on Amazon.com Kindle store!

The Fourth Revolution book has been downloaded HUNDREDS of time already since the promotion for a FREE download has started. THANKS TO YOU, it has made it already to the #2 bestselling book on Amazon.com Kindle shop for Leadership – category Free Kindles, alongside well known books and authors (see below)!

The Fourth Revolution book #2 in Leadership bestsellers on Amazon.com!
The Fourth Revolution book #2 in Leadership bestsellers on Amazon.com! (Jan 2 at 9pm Singapore time)

It has also made it to #4 on Amazon.co.uk Kindle store “management and leadership” category, #1 in Amazon.fr Kindle store english books “Futurology” category and #2 in Amazon.fr Kindle store “Leadership” category!

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.com’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.co.uk’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.fr’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.de’s Kindle store

Still 36 hours to get your free Kindle copy and understand the Fourth Revolution – and thrive through the world’s transformation! Don’t miss the opportunity!!

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For the new year, the Fourth Revolution for free on Kindle for 72h only! Happy New Year!

2012 will be a year of changes. Changes to the world, changes to you. 2012 will be the year of the Fourth Revolution.

2012 revolution
2012 - the revolution year!

To celebrate this new year, the Fourth Revolution book on Kindle is free for 72 hours only!

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.com’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.co.uk’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.fr’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.de’s Kindle store

Read the Fourth Revolution book and change your life!

Happy new year 2012!

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This year’s 10 most popular Fourth Revolution Blog posts

At the time where we wish good bye to 2011 and we prepare ourselves for an exciting year 2012 ahead, I thought I would list the 10 most popular blog posts of the year for the Fourth Revolution Blog for your (re-)reading pleasure:

Bonus: positive emotions improve health!

Open data hacking: Fourth Revolution value creation in action

How simple is it to get positive emotions?

How algorithms change our world (video of the month)

What’s the use of feeling more positive?

Establishing effective co-located teams is not in contradiction with the Fourth Revolution

How the “War of Art” changed me

Stop disseminating the image of the factory worker as a representation of the economy!

Soft power leadership: what about a book?

Co-creation or the Fourth Revolution in action

Bonus: read this exclusive post by Jeremie published by SocialMediaToday, “5 reasons organizations don’t implement internal social networks and 5 reasons they should“, seen by 450 people and counting!

I wish you all, and your families, an exciting and fulfilling new year 2012!

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Grab the Fourth Revolution Kindle book for 3.99$ only, and thrive through the world’s transformation!

As we are getting close to the end of the year, time for the festive season and for the period of deciding good resolutions for 2012, I want to make sure that you get the opportunity to read the Fourth Revolution book: understand the main drivers of the world’s transformation to be successful and thriving tomorrow. And act and change accordingly!!

Fourth Revolution book Kindle version
Fourth Revolution book (Kindle version)

Because it is important that you be successful, the Fourth Revolution book’s Kindle version is being sold temporarily at the astonishingly low price of 3.99$ or 2.98 euros*. Think about the value you’ll get to understand the world at this price!

This promotion will not last long. Get your copy today from Amazon’s Kindle store!

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.com’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.co.uk’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.fr’s Kindle store

The Fourth Revolution on Amazon.de’s Kindle store

If you don’t have a Kindle you can read this e-book on a Kindle reader available for free for all Apple products (iPad, iPhone etc) and Windows

* depending where you order from there might be some additional local taxes applied on top of this net price

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To enhance the conversation, the comments system has been migrated to Disqus

Dear Fourth Revolution followers,

As the Fourth Revolution Blog starts to foster discussions, we have migrated the comments system to Disqus to make it easier to have meaningful discussions.

By registering on Disqus.com you can follow your comments on all blog posts, like or dislike, and in general, create easily a conversation.

I expect that we’ll have a lot of thoughtful conversations in the near future!

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