Many organizations are in pain. I am just back from the Front-End of Innovation conference in Copenhagen where I met several friends, ex-colleagues, relatives, business partners, and it seems that change and re-organization are the new normal in our organizations these days. It also seems to be a constant these days that organizations retract into the comfort zone of their core business and are tuning down their innovation initiatives. I have heard it from at least 4-5 large organizations this week. What remains is a lot of innovation rhetoric but no action on the floor other than political power games
Leadership was once about hard skills, such as planning, finance and business analysis. When command and control ruled the corporate world, the leaders were heroic rationalists who moved people around like pawns and fought like stags. When they spoke, the company employees jumped.
Have You Joined The Co-WorkingRevolution Yet? The population since I was born in 1966 has gone from 3.5bn to 7bn. "By the year 2020, the largest employer in the developed world will be 'self.' " ~ Nicholas Negroponte, Chairman of MIT Media Lab.
Spring is in the air, the days are getting longer and the crocuses are poking up their hopeful heads. Yet, these remain bleak times for too many job seekers, even leaders and managers with impressive resumes.The reason? The demands of a collaboration-based, talent-hungry, global, wired economy are evolving so quickly that success depends on nothing less than continuous learning. Fall behind and you may find yourself disqualified from the race.
Ik verwonder me over de managementboeken, -methoden, -theorieën en - modellen. Er wordt in mijn ogen veel onzin geroepen. Drie manieren om tot betere kennis over managen en organiseren te komen. Hoe werken die manieren?
In life and in leadership, we are constantly dealing with duality. To learn, we need to be curious. To lead, we need to have followers. To be strong, we need to be vulnerable. To give, we need to receive.
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In de laatste aflevering van het televisieseizoen maakte het VPRO-programma Tegenlicht een rondgang langs de kiemen van het nieuwe Nederland.De tourguide van dienst was transitiehoogleraar Jan Rotmans, die aan de hand van ontwikkelingen in de zorg, de bouw, economie en consumptie een beeld schetst hoe het nieuwe Nederland er uit kan zien.