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When experience becomes incompetence

Experience is overrated. Experience can actually mean incompetence and that is when you need change.

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Digitalization Strategy

Trying new clothes at home. An idea for retailers

Nobody wakes up in the morning and think: “I would really like to go in that clothes store today and try on some clothes and maybe buy them”. Nobody ever! What people typically wants is to 1. Be able to see the selection of options, 2. Make sure that they fit and look good on […]

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Management

The end of the hourly work

Paying by the hour is dead. Managing by objectives takes place.

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How do you get things done?

How big is your toolbox? What different ways do you use to get things done and be productive?

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Agile – A guide for leaders and managers

A bittersweet guide for leaders and managers on Agile. What do you need to know, how to think about projects and more

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Management

On internal monopolies

Internal monopolies are created when companies decided to centralize services without taking close care of the alignment of incentives.

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Talking about work Vs. Doing work

A case for prototyping over theorizing Big room, several people and lots of opinions. There’s coffee, maybe snacks and a presentation is ready to roll.  Someone had the idea to assemble this group to discuss this new project. The issue is: this is the 5th meeting.  No real result to show so far.  So far, the […]

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Strategy

The hardest part of Business Strategy

This is called focus. The hardest part is the focus In the past years, it has become commonplace to dismiss strategy work as paperwork combined with hefty presentations. While this is often the case, it is more a symptom than a disease. While it coming up with a sound strategy is something most companies can […]

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Most valuable skills

Have you wondered what are the main skills that will take you further in life? These are the skills that will make everything else in your professional life easier.
These ones don’t come naturally and rarely are part of your job development plan. So go deep into them.

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Digitalization Management

Digitalization: how to handle excess people

Much has been written about the future of work and how humans will be aided or replaced by robots and intelligent algorithms. However, an important point is left out of the discussion: how should you handle the extra people now available? Idle hands are the devil’s workshop No technological revolution has resulted in fewer jobs. If […]