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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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“Co-creating, co-piloting, co-opetition: Why is “co” the new buzzword?”

Sunday February 27th, 2011 3 comments

The open source phenomenon is profoundly changing the rules of the game in several businesses (publishing, software, business schools, medical research, toys industry with LEGO, healthcare and cosmetics with P&G, car manufacturing with Local Motors and big brands such as Audi, Daimler or FIAT now jumped on the bandwagon)… As we recently saw, the invention of the internet is a…

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Fear of loosing or fear of winning?

Sunday February 13th, 2011 4 comments

Sports coaches know it: the fear of loosing is a powerful stressor for athletes and they do their best to keep them out of it. In an earlier post, as well as in our book[1], I commented on the picture below (inspired from the works of  Daniel Goleman, Henri Laborit or Paul McLean): In short, it suggests that when a…

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