Are your customers disappearing and incomes going down while your expenses increase? Perhaps are some of the employees on the bench without tasks, or resources hard to find? Do consumer trends, sharing economy, globalization, or drop in oil prices seem to be impacting on your business?
Hopefully, as the best of scouts, you are well prepared for this quarter, this term, the coming mid-year review or the current fiscal year. Then again maybe not.
What about worse, are you prepared for worse? For possible upcoming longer term challenges?
You may never have thought of the fourth industrial revolution or World Economic Forum’s top global risks, these seemingly quite distant and vague topics. Can you imagine those topics having any impact on your life over the coming years? An impact on you, your work, your community, friends, family or even future grandchildren?
It can be hard to visualise and understand a bigger picture, even more so the unknown future- I have in this text...
Before digging into all kinds of subjects, let me start with moving aside the mask of a leadership consultant for a moment. Hopefully some of you will want to stay afterwards.
Why these news posts ?
The main motivation for this is to give you something you may find useful, to reach more people, to build new relations, and to expand my social network with people having some kind of affinity. Some of you may become collaboration partners, suppliers, potential customers, or again connect with each other through me. Business wouldn’t survive without people reaching out, mine neither.
This concerns us all:
The world is undergoing substantial changes: climate changes, a flood of refugees and migrants, painfully brutal work markets, markets and organisations of all kinds coping to restructure and to survive. This again causes increasing health issues for many. Some causes may be...
Do You care about good leadership and are You searching for more wisdom, energy replenishment, experiential learning or knowledge? Would You also also appreciate an easily accessible meeting place for exchanging thoughts and experiences on the topic ?
Imagine a Leadership Academy built around the members' own online library, filled with good, relevant content. You may be thinking: whatever is that good for and who would need it ?
'Every library, public or private, incarnates this intellectual greed: to hold materially what can be apprehended mentally. To possess, if not the wisdom, then the Possibility of wisdom contained in books'. - Alberto Manguel
Alberto Manguel with some others have more to say on this topic, You can read it here: 'Why books are the best furniture'
The library of Alexandria stood during the Antiquity and for centuries after as the materialisation of human knowledge itself. The city's new library, designed by renowned...