2019: Cheerful Moments, True Goals and Serendipity

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New Year’s Eve at midnight: colorful fireworks lightening the sky, popping champagne corks and smiling people wishing a “happy new year” to each other. What does it mean, a happy new year? How much of it is destiny, how much is an accident and how much of it can we influence ourselves? The first days … Read more2019: Cheerful Moments, True Goals and Serendipity

Why Agility Counts for Leaders

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Strategic impulses on how to bring strategies into action. As I have been engaged in the topic of agile leadership for more than seven years, I still find that there is a variety of rumors what agile is about. Sometimes, I even have the impression that managers use the world agile in the same context like fuzzy, a little … Read moreWhy Agility Counts for Leaders

Exclusive interview with Dr. Frank Meyer (E.ON): Innovation vs. Invention

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How do you distinguish innovation from invention? And how do you apply this knowledge to lead teams and companies?  Dr. Frank Meyer, Head of B2C Solution & Innovation, E.ON: Just having been awarded as one of the most innovative minds in Germany, Dr. Frank Meyer is opening up completely new business opportunities for E.ON as … Read moreExclusive interview with Dr. Frank Meyer (E.ON): Innovation vs. Invention

Small is beautiful

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In 2015, the FLI held an interview with the financial risk analyst and bestseller author Nassim Taleb, on “Achieving True Progress”. Mr. Taleb, you are a mathematician, economist and philosopher. All these are main elements for progress. How do you see real progress? My idea is a little more restrictive than what people normally call progress. It … Read moreSmall is beautiful