Welcome to our blog!

We collected all the insights gained during various conversations and interviews led with thought leaders from all around the world. We did so in order to create a space in which new viewpoints and provocative thinking is shared, a space where (future) decision-makers can collide, co-learn and collaborate. Make it your own - become part of this driven community!

Some of the people we talked to and whose thoughts we share with you on the blog are, amongst others: Joe Kaeser, Ceo of Siemens; David Rowan, Editor-in-chief of WIRED UK; Jimmy Wales, Co-founder of Wikipedia; Prof. Amy Wrszniewski, Professor at the Yale School of Management; Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate of 2006 and many more.


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.

Yes, AI will take your job- and it's a good thing


Serial entrepreneur Lin Kayser, who attended the FLI Conference 2018 as a speaker, on how AI-driven 3-D printing will revolutionize the future of manufacturing, and free our creative minds.



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Giving in to courage & serendipity


"Courage is not the absence of fear... Courage is when you are scared shitless and you do it anyway" - serial entrepreneur Lin Kayser about why we need more courage in our lives

Anyone can be a leader


Anyone can be a leader - so why shouldn't senior execs learn from the Generation Y? We will therefore regularly share with you some insights from young talent in the future! #GenerationExchange

The Birth of Cybertecture


Take a glimpse at how the renowned cyberarchitect James Law was able to grasp the hidden opportunities of tech, and to completely revolutionize the world of architecture.

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Four lessons from re:publica 2018

The Role of Leadership in the Digital Era


In Berlin, spring comes with re:publica. FLI spokesperson Laura Bechthold attended Europe's most important conference on digital culture. Inspired by different sessions, here are some thoughts on the role of leadership in the digital era.

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How to create the innovation ecosystem of the future


At the FLI Conference 2018, we asked representatives of the corporate, startup, academic and social business world how to leverage cross-sectorial collaborations for co-creating the innovation ecosystem of the future.

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Has the truth behind innovation been unveiled? Insights from the FLI Conference 2018


Let us present to you what we learned from a former Leader of IDEO Europe, a Cyberarchitect and a Harvard Professor during the first day of FLI Conference on February 28th 2018.

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

How do you distinguish innovation from invention? And how do you apply this knowledge to lead teams and companies? Learn how the Head of B2C Solutions & Innovation proceeds for implementing visionary concepts and ideas at E.ON. 

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Interview with Paulin Dementhon, Founder & CEO of Drivy - Disrupting the automotive industry


How to establish Europe’s biggest car rental marketplace in Europe while redefining urban mobility, and accomplishing innovative leadership? Learn how the French founder and CEO of Drivy quickly achieved his goals and what “Truth Behind Innovation” means to him.

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