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Is the rise and fall of organizations unavoidable?

Friday April 28th, 2017 1 comment

“Now starts the most critical moment of our existence!” said the Board member while his people were celebrating their newly awarded World No1 status, “At this very hour somewhere at Headquarters, there must already be people paving our way to Hell with processes and procedures!” Six months later, he had left the company which was sold to a competitor a…

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And what if it were “the player’s choice”? by Adrien Plavsic

Friday April 21st, 2017 0 comments

Adrien Plavsic is a “monument” in ice hockey. Silver medallist of the Albertville 1992 Olympics with Canada, ex NHL (top US/Canadian league) player, he is now an atypical hockey coach in Switzerland. Here is an original idea of his: What if players could choose their coach? Translate it in: “What if employees could nominate their leaders?” Thank you Adrien for…

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The emergence of the Disruptive Leader

Saturday April 1st, 2017 2 comments

Eight years ago, when I was referring to the “Disruption Economy”, most of the audience hadn’t heard about it, some were sceptical and the rest was listening with polite interest. In September 2016, when speaking in São-Paulo to an audience of 500 CEO’s, I asked if anyone needed an explanation about the Disruption Economy and who was sceptical about it…

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