The digital disruption of the national state

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The concept, society has been arranged and governed by, for the past couple of hundred years, is disrupted by the digital transformation. This is happening right now. Today.   It is doubtful, if political leaders have anticipated this, nor if they will be qualified to manage through the increasing uncertainties and eroding governance. As the link between the governance of […]

Asking for the whip in the board-room – how to discipline start-ups and reach ROI with innovation

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  The majority of start ups fails for precedented and avoidable mistakes. Though innovation needs a degree of freedom to evolve, the discipline, applied by the venture capitalist’s whip can help the management, to focus on the right spot. Though uncomfortable, this might be critical to channel creativity and align with commercial success and ROI.  […]
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Will Lego be victim to disruption? – what the board can do about it.

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3 rules to prepare for disruptive innovation The responsibility to set up the organization for future challenges and manage downside risk is a task for the non-executive board. This calls for active and technologically affluent non-executive directors. Being a board member is in today’s industry far from honorable seats for the “good-old-boys-club”, neither it is the eligible […]