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The lethal transformation of promising start-ups into successful organisations

Saturday March 12th, 2022 0 comments

I have the privilege to work both for start-ups and established corporations. The first ones are, usually, very proud of their informal, relational, explorational, intelligence-driven cultures and by the fact that their people are real passionate “warriors” who do not count their hours. They sound far more like “organic communities” than stiff and crippled organisations. Their dream is to succeed,…

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A tribute to my Ukrainian and Russian Friends

Friday March 4th, 2022 0 comments

“I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell; you see, I have friends in both places.” I always loved this quote of Mark Twain and it sadly resonates these days. My intention is not to jump on the Ukrainian slaughter bandwagon and draw abusive leadership lessons from it (although I have a deep respect for Volodymyr Zelensky, Vitali…

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