The future of strategy is a strategy fully focussed on customers. In traditional strategic thinking there were three choices: either you focussed on being the product champion, the king of costs or the servant to a customer. Today customers want
The cost of bad leadership is tremendous. So Should we invest in leadership education or is it just hopeless? @dducheyne argues that we should change our view on leadership. Disappointment Recently, I did a keynote with Leaders in Mind in
In her book “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success”, Carol Dweck differentiates between having a fixed or growth mindset. Before I read the book, I assumed I had a growth mindset. However, as Friedrich Nietzshe stated in his book “Aphorisms
After Nike, Apple, Google, Amazon … Ever since Nike, Apple, Google and Amazon started integrating their products and services into their ecosystems, companies want to copy the model and build their own. But it’s harder than they think. The companies
This article is an end-of-the-year reflection about the future of organisations and the future labour market. I wish everyone who reads this the very best for 2018, a year that will be disruptive. By clicking on the pictures you can
Tonje lives in Vinterbro, near Drøbak in Norway with her man and her two daughters.She is the founder of Growthitude AS and has worked as an Executive and Industry Manager in companies like Microsoft and Google with clients from all
This blog is about downshifting, the practice of taking a step down to relaunch one’s career or learning. It’s a difficult part of a long career. The Piano Player When I studied the piano, a long time ago, I had
This is a blog inspired by the book “Social Technologies in Business” by Isabel De Clercq. Two Questions Imagine an organization where people can say whatever they want, when they want and to whom they want. Freedom of speech put
# Metoo In the past weeks there has been a tidal wave of disclosure about people abusing their power. The # metoo movement has helped people, men and women alike, to come forward and share their experiences with the world.
Human Potential What is human potential? We don’t know. You could say that potential is that what is possible. Or that what is not impossible. But with that not much has been said. We like to see potential as an innate quality.