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Yoga For Leaders

I am very happy to announce that my first book – Yoga for leaders – will be published later this year. More info on release dates etc at LID publishing This is the intro for anyone interested: If you want to learn yoga as in stretching exercises on a rubber mat, this is not your book. We…

Happy future!

A common mistake when we think about the future is to try to describe it as a linear extension of the present. Sure “Everything and everyone will be constantly connected and interconnected””, but what does things like that mean? I think we need to think more about behavioral changes, as a result of technology, to see its…

Challenge yourself – Zero emission from the land of oil

Masdar City is an arcology (architecture / ecology) project in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, designed to be a hub for cleantech companies. Its first tenant is the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology but in the years ahead Masdar will be more than experimental and the home of 40.000 people. I believe the Masdar project is an inspiring case. People in…

Peer to peer for true democracy

Interview (Swedish) from Marknadsföringens Dag in Gothenburg. Talking about network society. How small organisations with big networks will beat the old ones who are big and thereby slow. How the P2P model can overtake the old hierarchies and give us true democracy, and the young (increasingly) unemployed generation who will dare to make it happen.

Webbdagarna 2014

This week was special. I was invited to give a Keynote at the leading Nordic internet conference Webbdagarna. Since I was with them in the early days it felt a bit like coming home. The conference has grown to a two days event attracting a crowd of 1500 people from all different industries. This year’s theme was ”Global…

Disconnect to reconnect

What would you do if money was no object? To almost nine out of ten adults the answer is ”something else”. While you might find this sad (I do) it is also proof of a great opportunity. Organisations and leaders who doesn’t see people as a commodity to be managed in order to grow money, but…

Why do you do?

Some weeks ago I met with John Mackey, the founder and CEO of WholeFoods Market. WholeFoods is a US supermarket-chain which emphasizes natural and organic products. Among numerous awards they’ve been on the Fortune magazine’s annual list of the ”100 best companies to work for”. Every year since the list’s inception in 1998. However, John…