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So here comes the Depression again… Watch your unconscious reactions!

Saturday September 24th, 2011 2 comments

Is the crisis really back or not? For some, it increasingly seems that Stock Exchanges’ agitation (leave aside ethics and rationale) is cut off from the reality of those who really work and create value. And for others, suffices to study some leading indicators to be entitled to be seriously concerned again… In the recent months, I met with executives…

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The emergence of Talents Networks

Saturday September 17th, 2011 1 comment

In the true spirit of P.F.E. (Proudly Found Elsewhere), so typical of the Open Source Economy, I borrowed the title (and a lot of the content) of this post to Neil Perkin, one of my colleagues in Gerd Leonhard’s “Futures Agency”. I’d like to thank him for the source of inspiration his article was for me and hopefully will be…

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“The Leap of Faith”

Saturday September 10th, 2011 0 comments

I wonder how the officers in the US Army in Afghanistan felt when presented this bright slide, issued by bright consultants, seeking to present them with the complexity that they were faced with in the occupied country… One of the officers present to the slide show is reported to have said: “Once we understand a slide like this one, then…

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My best interview on the future of Leadership

Saturday September 3rd, 2011 5 comments

(NEW  CLIP OF INTERVIEW IN PORTUGUESE ADDED AT END OF THIS POST) During my recent stay in São-Paulo, I was interviewed by Patricia Bispo, who runs an excellent site dedicated to people and leadership issues. Her questions helped me clarify my thoughts on the future of leadership. Here are, in English, the key parts of the interview: Patricia Bispo –…

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