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From the International to the Global, From Gutenberg to the Web, Implications for Legitimacy and Communication (by Dr. Daniel Warner)

Saturday May 19th, 2012 0 comments

Daniel Warner was my Professor, a very long time ago. Two years ago, when I was still working with Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil, we reconnected in a large event for C.E.O.’s organized there. Daniel is an astute observer of the macro political world and an influential although discreet adviser to many of its actors. He has accepted to share…

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“People don’t buy what you do! They buy why you do it!!!”

Sunday February 20th, 2011 10 comments

Simon Sinek[1] proposes a simple and elegant model: the golden circle. When talking (as everybody today) about Apple, he challenges its competitors: “Apple is just another computer company… They have the same access to the same talents, the same agencies, the same consultants, the same media, then why is it that they seem to have something different?”. For him most…

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“Concrete steps to lead in a complex environment Part. II”

Sunday October 17th, 2010 2 comments

Nick van Heck and Berend Jan Hilberts, our partners from Executive Learning Partnership[1], recently shared with me an excellent HBR article[2] from David Snowden founder of “The Cognitive Edge”[3]. Snowden suggests an interesting frame for preparing ourselves to lead in the new emerging Open Economy, whilst keeping on track in today’s uncomfortable aftermath of the financial crisis. The model particularly…

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