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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

When Big Data saves lives – and other inspiring stories

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Juliana Rotich, Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011, reveals how everyone can leverage the power and impact of technological tools, and how to achieve progress. Juliana Rotich, elected Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 by the World Economic Forum, developed a major tool using big data to save lives in times of crisis. Here´s … Read moreWhen Big Data saves lives – and other inspiring stories

Change initiatives can fail even before they start – here’s why

Change initiatives are challenging, therefore it´s absolutely necessary that they start correctly. Not all leaders are aware of it, but change initiatives can fail even before they start. But why? As you will see in this article, it´s all about creating meaning in order to engage employees in the change: that´s the first thing a … Read moreChange initiatives can fail even before they start – here’s why

Why companies need to change and how they should do that

For companies, change initiatives have become essential to survive, but most fail at executing them. Why so? To survive today, businesses constantly need to adapt themselves to the many disruptions our world is undergoing today. The risk of disappearing from the stage is massive for companies. Leading companies aren’t spared from that issue either. Can … Read moreWhy companies need to change and how they should do that

3 ways to make people embrace change and innovation despite all odds

An expert on psychological decision-making revealed to us some simple psychological ways of making people more open to change and innovation. Just recently we had the pleasure to talk to Elke Weber, professor of Psychology at Princeton University. She explained to us what it takes to be more innovative in a company (or in general), … Read more3 ways to make people embrace change and innovation despite all odds