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"Don't call this Economy 2.0!!!"

Saturday January 30th, 2010 2 comments

Such was the cry from the heart of Marco A. F. da Silva, a Brazilian banker this week, when we were confronting our visions of the profound mutation of the Economy… “Calling it Economy 2.0 will give it a flavor of the month taste. This is not a fad, something deeper has started” he added. These words resonated strongly two…

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On our way towards "Open Economy"

Saturday January 23rd, 2010 0 comments

For those of us, old enough to remember the 70’s, Alvin Toffler was then sharing his  views that a “third wave[1]” (following the ones of agriculture and industry) was about to submerge humanity. This wave was not to be (as many mistakenly remember) an era of services but the advent of the knowledge and information economy. Toffler is still around…

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“The five dysfunctions of a team and how to solve them”

Sunday January 17th, 2010 3 comments

I recently commented here, on the ways to bring teams from a “languishing” to a “flourishing” state. We have seen ( that, during his research, Marcial Losada could predict the success of their strategy, by observing an executive team’s style of dialoguing: an equal level of external vs. internal focus, similar times spent exploring and advocating and a minimum three…

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"Which footprint do we want to leave/live as leaders of the next decade?”

Saturday January 9th, 2010 6 comments

Wikipedia defines Synchronicity as “the experience of two or more events that are causally unrelated, occurring together in a meaningful manner”. It was the famous psychoanalyst Carl G. Jung who coined this term in the 1920’s. Two apparently unrelated events took place in my life around the turn of the year: Gerd Leonhard sent me the link to the Harvard…

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