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There is an idea that comes back again and again in all leadership and management books: don’t care so much about your competitors. Instead, concentrate your focus, energy and creativity in creating an awesome product. Be pro-active instead of being … Continue reading
“Avoid predictions that are impossible. That means, among other things, not trying to peer too far into the future. A narrow question in a time frame of six months to a year, fine” – that’s the general recommendation about forecasting … Continue reading
Age old wisdom: In investing and in life in general, avoiding fatal situations that kill us generally means that we can’t strive for the best possible returns. In other words, trying to follow the best strategies giving the highest returns … Continue reading
It is a well known fact in military command that Reserves are the key to success in the uncertain world of battle. As exposed by General Vincent Desportes in his book “Decider dans l’Incertitude” (in French), an excellent book about … Continue reading
Forbes maintains an interesting column by Steve Denning about the paradigm shift in management. Steve Denning believes that there is a deep change happening right now, from a shareholder-driven organization towards a customer-centered organization (read: ‘Don’t Diss The Paradigm Shift … Continue reading
Complicated is a very different concept from Complex. Yet most of us do not distinguish them. Even more, we try to manage Complex systems with Complicated solutions. And this turns out to be a very huge problem. A watch is … Continue reading
How can you take the (right) (best) decision in a complex environment? Rely on your team. Decide on the ‘who’ and not on the ‘what’. That’s all. That’s so much. Jim Collins reminds us in his foreword to the book … Continue reading
I loved reading the book “Drive” by Daniel Pink. We already referred to it a few months ago in the post “what motivates the K.E.E.N.“. Daniel Pink uses a framework for the evolution of motivation in history that is similar … Continue reading
Once upon a time there was a company that had no boss. There were quite more than 100 people in the office, and they just organized themselves fluidly around temporary projects: who has the best idea got the support of … Continue reading
“Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything” – George B. Shaw. The more I speak about the Fourth Revolution, the more I consult in the field of organizational change, the more I … Continue reading
Yourself or your organization needs a drastic change? How can you do that? Too many change gurus and consultants will engineer and recommend large, complex programs. Yes of course, you need to re-engineer processes, communicate, engage with people. My take: … Continue reading
The Fourth Revolution also creates revenue opportunities for the citizens of emerging countries in more surprising ways than being service providers for commodity services that still require creativity and intellectual initiative. According to a World Bank report, the market of gaming-for-hire, … Continue reading