Thoughts about the change in business enviroment: John Kotter
This is a great short video summarizing what John Kotter thinks about the future and the pace of change. It is definitely worth checking out.
Creativity in the workplace needs diversity.
Is your team diverse? Are you encouraging people to speak up and not agree all the time? If not, perhaps you should reconsider your leadership style. Have a look at this 1 minute video.
Make your competition irrelevant!
Your sales are stagnating or already decreasing. Your market is saturated. All of the key players in the market have started a (severe) price war. Your margins are gone and there is no growth. If someone wins, someone else must loose. You are stuck in “red ocean” of bloody competition….
A mega trend in working life: well being
What words did you use last time when you said no to a meeting request? Or, how did you respond when you could not join for a beer with friends last time? I would guess it was something like: “Sorry, I have already another meeting in my calender already.” or…
Would you hire Roger Federer to play tennis or to sing?
Example I will start with a simplified and maybe naive example to set the scene. Let’s assume that you know that your business success depends on how well your organization is able to play tennis and sing. You have two employees: Roger Federer and Madonna. How would you organize your…
Keeping your business ecosystem in balance
Ecosystems are functional units consisting of living things in a given area, non-living chemical and physical factors of their environment, linked together through nutrient cycle and energy flow. The ecosystem combines several elements that can’t live without one another. Each produces something the others need. Polar bear lives on the…