Engage in Change

Just like the Red Queen (in Alice in Wonderland) we have to run faster to stay in the same place, these days. The pace of change and disruption is accelerating, and change-readiness, agility, and resilience are vital for both people and organizations. (As shown recently by the Corona pandemic). Deep…

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Future Reflection: Freedom, Equality, Work?

Here’s the fourth part of a reflection on historian Yuval Noah Harari’s work for individuals, professionals, leaders, consultants, teams, and organizations. This series is based on Harari’s books “21 lessons for the 21st century” and “Homo Deus, a brief history of the future”. What’s happening in the global system around…

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Future Reflection: Economic Ecologic

Here’s the third part of a reflection on historian Yuval Noah Harari’s work for individuals, professionals, leaders, consultants, teams, and organizations. This series is based on Harari’s books “21 lessons for the 21st century” and “Homo Deus, a brief history of the future”. What’s happening in the global system around…

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Future Reflection: The Power of Culture

Here’s the second part of a reflection on historian Yuval Noah Harari’s work for individuals, professionals, leaders, consultants, teams, and organizations. This series is based on Harari’s books “21 lessons for the 21st century” and “Homo Deus, a brief history of the future”. What’s happening in the global system around…

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Future Reflection: What Humans Want

While working with culture, change, leaders, and organizations I notice our VUCA-world: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. The recent Corona pandemic has emphasized this even more.Organizations are part of a global VUCA-system. If we want to improve anything, we need to see change at four levels: the global system, the…

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Positive Leaders: Pick your problems and values

The concept of positive organizations, culture, and leaders is often misunderstood. It’s equated to happy-bunny fake smiles or being too soft on the slackers in your team or denial of life’s hard parts. Positive refers to a positive outlook on the problems in life and work, to being authentic (including…

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