Category Archives: Leadership

How learning works (The art of good practice)

I wrote about Rodney Mullen before. He’s one of my childhood heroes, and keeps on amazing me still (and these days not only by his insane tricks). In a recent talk on the Strata 2014-event Mullen talks about how learning

How learning works (The art of good practice)

I wrote about Rodney Mullen before. He’s one of my childhood heroes, and keeps on amazing me still (and these days not only by his insane tricks). In a recent talk on the Strata 2014-event Mullen talks about how learning

On wolves and rivers

Ecosystem is a word that recently found its way in business. However, I rarely hear someone who actually understands what it means and its power. This to say, right now the word would not be out of place in a

On wolves and rivers

Ecosystem is a word that recently found its way in business. However, I rarely hear someone who actually understands what it means and its power. This to say, right now the word would not be out of place in a

creative environments

John Cleese probably isn’t the best person to take advice from for every aspect of your HR-department (hiring people for example): But in a talk about creativity he gave back in 1991, John Cleese gives an extremely interesting insight in

creative environments

John Cleese probably isn’t the best person to take advice from for every aspect of your HR-department (hiring people for example): But in a talk about creativity he gave back in 1991, John Cleese gives an extremely interesting insight in

Focussing on culture – Zappos case study

A few weeks back I wrote the post ‘It ain’t what you do (it’s the way that you do it)‘. In this post I state that a focus on business model and company culture is more important than the product

Focussing on culture – Zappos case study

A few weeks back I wrote the post ‘It ain’t what you do (it’s the way that you do it)‘. In this post I state that a focus on business model and company culture is more important than the product

Nomadic leaders, the new global elite?

I heard this interview on nomadic leaders via the podcast of Harvard Business Review, and I think you should listen it (audio-file embedded on this page). I wanted to share this extremely interesting quote from the interview that describes what

Nomadic leaders, the new global elite?

I heard this interview on nomadic leaders via the podcast of Harvard Business Review, and I think you should listen it (audio-file embedded on this page). I wanted to share this extremely interesting quote from the interview that describes what

CHO – Chief Happiness Officer

This weekend, I read about the inauguration of Venezuela’s first Vice-Minister of Happiness (full story here) and this got me thinking. In a previous post on the happy planet index I was wondering if and how you can apply this in

CHO – Chief Happiness Officer

This weekend, I read about the inauguration of Venezuela’s first Vice-Minister of Happiness (full story here) and this got me thinking. In a previous post on the happy planet index I was wondering if and how you can apply this in

What makes real leaders?

I’d like to talk about a post by 99U on what makes real leaders. In this post I want to share 5 quotes by various thought leaders on the difference between a boss and a leader. “Wannabes are something like

What makes real leaders?

I’d like to talk about a post by 99U on what makes real leaders. In this post I want to share 5 quotes by various thought leaders on the difference between a boss and a leader. “Wannabes are something like