The Elephant in the Room

I was struck by something Yvon Chouinard said in this video I found on Youtube. At one point he says regarding sustainability that “growth is the elephant in the room”. At first I didn’t react much but the phrase stuck with me and eventually started a quite vitalizing personal reflection process. Sustainable human life on Earth… Fortsätt läsa The Elephant in the Room

Professional update

A couple of months have passed since I decided upon a shift in my professional direction. I’d like to share an update of where my process stands. First of all thanks for all the encouragement I’ve been getting. It is both a trilling and slightly scary path I’m treading. Lots of interesting things are coming… Fortsätt läsa Professional update

Moving on

Dear clients, colleagues and business partners, After over 20 years as a consultant and advisor I will be closing down my practice, effective by the end of August. This is not a decision taken in haste. It has marinated in me for some years and only during the Easter holidays did I finalize my decision.… Fortsätt läsa Moving on

What does it feel like to be the CEO of a start-up?

I just love this question stated in Quora – and the response from Paul DeJoe. Q: What does it feel like to be the CEO of a start-up? A: Very tough to sleep most nights of the week. Weekends don’t mean anything to you anymore. Closing a round of financing is not a relief. It… Fortsätt läsa What does it feel like to be the CEO of a start-up?

Management principles from a legendary entrepreneur

I’m working on a blog post that aims to catch some of my key learnings from working with leaders and entrepreneurs over the course of 20 years. Suddenly this piece on Dee Hock’s management principles appears in one of my media feeds. I just had to capture and share it as my own learnings tie… Fortsätt läsa Management principles from a legendary entrepreneur

The Big Shortage

On January 23, Professor Gianpiero Petriglieri (@gpetriglieri) of INSEAD tweeted this illustration from the WEF in Davos *. It intrigued me and I instantly favorited it. I obviously had a number of fantasies regarding the context he was in and the reasons for the emergence of his illustration. We exchanged a couple of tweets and that… Fortsätt läsa The Big Shortage