Mythbusters reloaded: 7 more myths about AI

It has been over half a year since I published the article Mythbusters: 7 common myths about AI. On my quest to demystify AI, I have held many workshops and talks, in which I faced strong enthusiasm for the topic, but also numerous misconceptions. In this follow-up post, I have collected and debunked seven more frequently encountered … Read moreMythbusters reloaded: 7 more myths about AI

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

CDTM – Educating the Innovators of Tomorrow

Did you know? The Munich Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM), a joint institution of the Technical University of Munich and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, was the academic founding partner of the Future of Leadership Initiative. In 2013, the FLI founders, Sebastian Morgner and Robert Wreschniok, approached the CDTM management team to discuss a collaboration. The idea: In … Read moreCDTM – Educating the Innovators of Tomorrow

Small, but attractive — What attracts talent to startups?

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If finding top talent is your top priority for this year, you’re not alone. 76% of the hiring decision makers list attracting quality candidates as their number one challenge [1]. For startup companies, this number is likely to be even higher. After all, for most of them, their employees are their number one assets. Finding … Read moreSmall, but attractive — What attracts talent to startups?

Are we all going to be Cyborgs?

Portrait of the first officially accepted cyborg in the world, Neil Harbisson. Do you know what a cyborg is? Cyborg is the short version for “cybernetic organism” and describes a composite being with both organic and biomechatronic body parts. A cyborg is defined as somebody who has enhanced abilities due to the integration of some artificial component or technology that relies … Read moreAre we all going to be Cyborgs?

Roots of Innovation

We asked four experts whether there is a success formula to foster innovation: Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter (CEO Vodafone Germany), Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler (Senior Advisor BCG), Lin Kayser (Founder of Hyperganic Technologies), and Hanno Renner (CEO Personio).  Is there a recipe for innovation? How can companies, regardless of size and maturity, establish an innovation culture?And how can leadership unleash the … Read moreRoots of Innovation

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

Silicon Valley’s secret ingredients of success

What is it about Silicon Valley? And why does it attract so many great talents? Young serial entrepreneur Catalin Voss, who got to experience that ecosystem, explains what makes it so special. About FLI Thought Leader Catalin Voss Catalin Voss’ passion for disruptive technologies has led him to become a veritable serial entrepreneur who developed … Read moreSilicon Valley’s secret ingredients of success